Admission Requirements and How to Apply

To be accepted into the graduate certificate in applied behavior analysis program you need to apply and meet the admission requirements of the Ball State Graduate School

Application Deadlines

  • April 15 for summer semester
  • July 15 for fall semester
  • November 15 for spring semester

You may also begin the program mid-semester by enrolling in an 8-week course beginning the second half of either the fall or spring semester. Summer semester courses are generally 10 weeks and must be started at the beginning of the term. All autism and applied behavior analysis (ABA) courses are offered every semester, providing you tremendous flexibility in scheduling courses around your busy life.

State Regulatory Authorizations
If you reside in a state other than Indiana, this information may apply to you in regards to being admitted to Ball State.  

International Students
This graduate certificate is offered only in an online format. If you are receiving sponsorship from your government for your studies, please confirm with your sponsor that you are permitted to enroll in online education courses. It is your responsibility to determine if you can enroll in online courses per your sponsor and U.S. laws and policies. 

If you’re an international student, in addition to the admission requirements listed above, you will need to meet the admission requirements for international graduate students. For questions about the international admission process, contact the Rinker Center for International Programs.

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