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Looking for a career as a Board Certified Behavior Analyst?

Posted by Kelly Norris on September 20, 2021 at 10:00 AM

Are you thinking about a career as a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) in a public or private school setting or private practice? If so, learn more at our Applied Behavior Analysis and Autism Spectrum Disorder Webinar on October 7 at 4 p.m. (EST)

The Applied Behavior Analysis online program provides the coursework required for individuals interested in sitting for the exam to become a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) through the national Behavior Analyst Certification Board (BACB), Inc.*

The seven-course certificate program is designed to meet the coursework eligibility requirements needed for the BCBA certification exam. Our carefully planned course sequence, verified by the Association for Behavior Analysis - International (ABAI), prepares individuals for a career in Applied Behavior Analysis working in a variety of settings, including with children and adults with Autism. For candidates seeking a masters degree, our Guided Studies - Applied Behavior Analysis concentration provides additional coursework, focused on Autism and Special Education, and culminates in both the required coursework to sit for the BCBA exam and a Masters in Education. 

 

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Topics: Programs

2,021 Reasons Why 2021 Is YOUR Year To Go Back To School

Posted by Kelly Norris on August 31, 2021 at 11:59 AM

Wow... that's a lot of reasons to finish your degree. On second thought, that may be too many reasons, and is sounding more and more like a book.

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Topics: General

5 People You Should Ask For Graduate School Recommendations

Posted by Kelly Norris on August 12, 2021 at 12:49 PM

You’ve decided to apply for a graduate program at Fitchburg State University. Now it’s time to ask for recommendations, but you’ve been out of school for a while so who do you ask? Here’s a list of people we suggest you start asking:

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Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

Posted by Kelly Norris on May 6, 2021 at 1:07 PM

Have you ever thought about why some individuals and groups are more privileged than others or what you can do to help prevent domestic violence? You are invited to explore these and other related questions in the Introduction to Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies three credit course being offered online through Graduate and Continuing Education (GCE) during the upcoming Summer Session A, 5/17/21 through 7/04/21.

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Topics: Programs, General

Top reasons to register early for summer classes

Posted by Kelly Norris on April 15, 2021 at 9:51 AM

Have you ever heard the saying “the early bird gets the worm?" Well it’s true for course registration too! Students who register for courses early receive the most benefits.

Whether you’re looking to accelerate your degree, take a course for professional development, or take a class prior to applying to a program, it’s important to get an early start. With a busy schedule, including working full time, and children and family responsibilities, students often find that careful planning for all aspects of life is crucial.

That said, we offer our top five reasons to register early for your summer courses:

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Topics: General

Top 5 Viewed Blog Posts of 2020

Posted by Kelly Norris on December 31, 2020 at 4:06 PM

As we finish up with 2020 (thank goodness), it's time to wrap up another year of the SGOCE Blog.
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Topics: General, Events, information session

Watch one of our program webinars and save $50

Posted by Kelly Norris on October 27, 2020 at 12:23 PM

Are you interested in returning to school to complete your bachelor's degree or to earn a master’s degree, but can’t find the time to make a phone call during the work day? We’ve got you covered during webinar week!

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Topics: Events, Admissions, Webinars

If you missed the Computer Science webinar, we've got you covered.

Posted by Kelly Norris on July 23, 2020 at 12:37 PM

If you missed the webinar, here's the video recording and a list of all the questions asked during the computer science webinar. If you still have questions, just click on the "Speak to an advisor" button at the end of this post and get all of your questions answered.

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Topics: Programs, Webinars

Your questions answered  -  Online Master of Arts in History

Posted by Kelly Norris on July 21, 2020 at 5:13 PM

We know you're busy, but if you missed our webinar, no worries. We've got you covered! Here's the video of the recorded webinar and a list of all the questions asked. And if you still have questions, just click on the "Speak to an advisor" button at the end of this post and get all of your questions answered.

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Topics: Programs, Webinars

Our Faculty: Dr. Robert Shapiro, Education

Posted by Kelly Norris on July 7, 2020 at 10:00 AM

Are you interested in Fitchburg State's special education programs? Meet Dr. Robert Shapiro, assistant professor and graduate program chair of the applied behavior analysis graduate certificate program.

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Topics: Our Faculty