Oregon Tech BIG Clinic and Training Center
In response to the growing demand for competent practitioners of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA), Oregon Tech offers Undergraduate and Graduate coursework that prepares students for these high-demand positions!
Whether enrolled at Oregon Tech's Portland-Metro or Klamath Falls campus, students obtain the skills needed to meet the demand for well-qualified, credentialed providers at the state and national level. Opportunities for supervised clinical work through applied experience in actual practice settings are available through a network of community partners.
The Certificate in Applied Behavior Analysis is a 33-credit, twelve-course sequence for individuals wish to pursue additional coursework in Applied Behavior Analysis. The Association for Behavior Analysis International has verified the following courses toward the coursework requirements for eligibility to take the Board Certified Behavior Analyst®️ or Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analyst®️ examination. Applicants will need to meet additional requirements before they can be deemed eligible to take the examination.
BIG ABA Clinic
Students in Klamath Falls have the opportunity for paid experience working in the BIG ABA clinic providing EIBI, behavior reduction social skills, and feeding therapy under the supervision of Dr. Dawn Bailey.
This undergraduate five course sequence is integrated within the Applied Psychology BS degree program. The Association for Behavior Analysis International has verified these courses toward the coursework requirements for eligibility to take the Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analyst®️ examination. Applicants will need to meet additional requirements before they can be deemed eligible to take the examination.
The 2014 survey conducted by the Association for Professional Behavior Analysts (APBA) reported that the modal income for behavior analysts was between $65,000 and $75,000, with 30% reporting income over $75,000. Behavior analysts reported working in a variety of areas including autism spectrum disorders, intellectual and developmental disabilities, education, child welfare, brain injury, corrections and delinquency, and organizational behavior management.
Settings where behavior analysts provide services include:
- Parenting and Child Management
- Education: From Preschool to University
- Intellectual Disabilities
- Childhood Autism
- Clinical Behavior Therapy
- Self-Management of Personal Problems
- Medical and Health Care