Education

The pursuit of knowledge never ends, especially for those whose teaching and guidance impact others’ lives. Are you ready to inspire the next you—and the next generation? SJC Online’s advanced certificates help you strengthen your knowledge base, enhance your professional skills, and earn the designations you need to help young people reach their full potential.

The Advanced Certificate in Applied Behavioral Analysis provides you with an understanding of the principles of learning and behavior analysis, emphasizing research design and measurement systems. You will obtain a firm background in autism, autism spectrum disorders and related disorders allowing you to develop effective, evidence-based behavior interventions to individuals who are diagnosed with such disorders. You will also utilize the knowledge and skills gained from this program to assist in the increase of functional behavioral skills in individuals at all age levels, from infancy through adulthood.

Career Advancement

Earning the Applied Behavioral Analysis Certificate will prepare you to work in multiple fields. As a New York state (NYS) licensed behavior analyst, you could work with individuals diagnosed with autism. You may find opportunities in schools, hospitals, clinics and homes. This certificate is a good fit for fields that value mental health, natural science and behavioral studies.

Program Highlights:

  • Must have a master’s degree
  • Minimum 3.0 G.P.A.
  • 29 credit hours
  • Meets newest academic requirements for licensure as licensed behavior analyst*
  • Meets academic requirements for eligibility to sit for the board-certified behavior analyst (BCBA) examination

*Licensure is in accordance with Subpart 79-17 of the New York State Commissioner’s Regulations. Applicants must meet additional requirements outlined by NYS Education Law Title VIII, Article 167 and Commissioner’s Regulation Subpart 79-17.

The Advanced Certificate in Mathematics Education was designed specifically for current middle and high school mathematics teachers who are ready to strengthen their skills and enhance their knowledge. You will learn the value of integrating technology in math lessons, examine next generation standards, expand your understanding of probability and statistical inference and modern geometry, and explore other special topics in this fully online program.

Career Advancement

Earning the Mathematics Education Advanced Certificate will substantially improve your classroom teaching experience. You will have a better understanding of your subject, expand teaching ideas and lesson plans, communicate more effectively with your students, and collaborate more productively—both in your field and globally.

Program Highlights:

  • 15 credit hours
  • Rolling admission
  • Flexible online schedule
  • MAT 566 (Special Topics) and MAT 510 (Exploring the Next Generation Standards) offer different topics and may be taken multiple times