Advanced Professional Certificate in Applied Behavior Analysis

Application Materials

  • Online graduate admissions application 
  • $50 non-refundable application fee 
  • Complete, official transcripts.
    • For Track 1: Post-Master's Certificate, submit an official transcript documenting the award of a bachelor's degree from an accredited institution and submit an official transcript documenting the award of a master's degree in a related field from an accredited institution.
    • For Track 2: Post-Baccalaureate Certificate, submit an official transcript documenting the award of a bachelor's degree in a related area with a 3.25 GPA and submit proof of having completed either an internship or one year of employment at a behavior analyis site. 
  • Three references. Your references will be asked to submit their comments online via the online application. 
  • TOEFL/IELTS scores, if applicable. Please review our TOEFL/IELTS policy.
  • Statement of purpose (500- to 1,000-words, double-spaced) addressing the following questions:
    • What factors in your personal and professional history have influenced you in the past and now lead you to seek admission to this program at Salem State?
    • What are your long-term professional goals, and how will this program help you meet them?
    • Is there any other information that you think would help the admissions committee to evaluate your application

Additional Materials and Requirements

  • Master’s degree in a related field from an accredited institution required for the Post-Master's Certificate track.

Application Deadlines

  • Applications accepted on a rolling basis and reviewed once complete.