Algonquin College - Graduate Programs

Graduate Programs
1385 Woodroffe Avenue
Ottawa, ON
Canada K2G 1V8

Autism and Behavioural Science (Graduate Certificate)

Program Information
Faculty: Centre for Continuing & Online Learning
Degree: Certificate; Online
Field of Study: Applied Behavior Analysis
Description Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) is a research-based and data-driven science that can be used to teach individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) a variety of new skills including social, play, self-help, language and academic skills. This highly specialized Ontario College Graduate Certificate program provides students with a firm grounding in the principles of ABA; specifically in the application of these principles to Intensive Behavioural Intervention (IBI) with children with ASD. The curriculum covers the characteristics of individuals with ASD, evidence-based practices in ABA, the professional code of ethics and the development and implementation of behavioural treatment plans. Students gain practical experience working with clients and ABA treatment teams. Graduates of the program work predominantly with children and career opportunities may include ASD treatment teams, school boards, community agencies and family settings.
Website: Autism and Behavioural Science (Graduate Certificate) at Algonquin College - Graduate Programs
Cost per year:
Test Scores:
  • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 88]

Applicants with International transcripts must provide proof either: IELTS-International English Language Testing Service-Overall band of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each band. OR TOEFL-Internet-based (iBT)-Overall 88, with minimum of 22 in each component: Reading: 22; Listening: 22; Speaking: 22; Writing: 22.

Additional Admission Requirements:
    Applicants are required to provide proof of successful completion of a university degree in Behavioural Science, Child Studies, Education, Psychology, Social work or Sociology OR a two year (minimum) Ontario College Diploma in Early Childhood Education, Behavioural Science, Child and Youth Care, Developmental Services Worker or Social Service Worker OR successful completion of two years of university or college study in any degree/diploma program including completion of three courses in Psychology, Education, Child Studies, or Behavioural Science.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Last Updated: December 25, 2018