Certificate in Behavioral Disorders/Positive Behavioral Support

The Special Education Program offers a Certificate in Behavioral Disorders/Positive Behavioral Support. This certificate is available for graduate students who are also seeking a Master of Education (M.Ed.) Major in Special Education (Behavioral Disorders/Positive Behavior Concentration).

This certificate program requires concurrent enrollment in the Master of Education major in Special Education (Behavioral Disorders/Positive Behavior Supports Concentration) at Texas State University. 

Course Requirements

SPED 5313Education Students with Emotional/Behavioral Disorders3
SPED 5375Behavior Management: School Application of Applied Behavior Analysis3
SPED 5380Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports in Schools3
SPED 5382Advanced Practices in Educating Students with Emotional/Behavioral Disorders3
SPED 5386Advanced Techniques in Applied Behavioral Analysis3
SPED 5387Single-Subject Research Methods and Designs3
Electives (choose one of the following)3
Teaching Language Arts to Students with Disabilities
Advanced Educational Strategies for Students with Autism
Principles and Practices of Effective Instruction
Total Hours21