Educational Psychology

Baylor University discloses that  Master in Educational Psychology - Applied Behavioral Analysis Concentration programs will fulfill Texas educational requirements for professional licenses with additional requirements.

Some state licensing boards require additional requirements beyond education, which may include (but are not limited to): additional post-graduation examinations or experience, application and licensing fees, criminal background checks, reference checks, fingerprint submissions, etc. Continuing education may also be required for maintenance of certification/licensure. Make sure you understand and review any additional requirements prior to enrolling in Master in Educational Psychology - Applied Behavioral Analysis Concentration programs.

State licensing requirements are always subject to change at the discretion of the state licensing board. The University will routinely update this page, but we strongly recommend you inquire with the applicable state board to confirm your eligibility for licensure prior to enrolling in Master in Educational Psychology - Applied Behavioral Analysis Concentration programs. For any questions regarding licensure, please contact the state/territory agency directly.

Licensing requirements vary by state/territory and relocating could impact whether you will meet eligibility requirements for licensure. For any questions about relocation eligibility, contact the agency where you desire licensure before relocating to ensure that you will be eligible for licensure or reciprocity.

Carefully review the educational prerequisites for your intended state/territory of licensure and whether our program meets those requirements for licensure. Use the agency contact information provided below to clarify or confirm any requirements.

If questions remain after reviewing the information provided below, contact your program advisor. While the University can provide initial guidance, it is ultimately your responsibility to continually check with the state/territory where you intend to seek licensure to confirm all licensing/certification requirements.

The State Licensing Requirements should indicate if the program curriculum Meets the requirements in these states and US Territories, Does NOT Meet the requirement in these states and US Territories or Undetermined if the program has not yet determined if the curriculum requirements are met for these states and US Territories.

Search Disclosures by State

StatesName and URL of State Licensing Board or DepartmentState Licensing Requirements?
AlabamaAlabama Department of Mental HealthDoes Not Meet
AlaskaDepartment of Commerce, Community, and Economic Development, Division of Corporations, Business & Professional LicensingDoes Not Meet
ArizonaArizona Board of Psychologist ExaminersDoes Not Meet
ConnecticutConnecticut State Department of Public HealthDoes Not Meet
HawaiiHawaii Department of Commerce & Consumer AffairsDoes Not Meet
IowaBoard of Behavioral Science - HomeDoes Not Meet
KansasKansas Behavioral Sciences Regulatory BoardDoes Not Meet
KentuckyKentucky Applied Behavior Analyst Licensing BoardDoes Not Meet
LouisianaLouisiana Behavior Analyst BoardDoes Not Meet
MarylandMaryland Department of HealthDoes Not Meet
MassachusettsBoard of Registration of Allied Mental Health and Human Services ProfessionalsDoes Not Meet
MichiganDepartment of Licensing and Regulatory AffairsDoes Not Meet
MississippiMississippi Autism Board, Mississippi Licensing Board for the Practice of Applied Behavioral AnalysisDoes Not Meet
MissouriMissouri Behavior Analyst Advisory BoardDoes Not Meet
MontanaBoard of PsychologistsDoes Not Meet
NevadaDepartment of Health & Human Services Aging and Disability Services DivisionDoes Not Meet
New HampshireN/A
New JerseyState Board of Behavior Analyst ExaminersDoes Not Meet
New MexicoN/A
New YorkNew York State Department of Education Office of the ProfessionsDoes Not Meet
North CarolinaNorth Carolina Psychology BoardDoes Not Meet
North DakotaNorth Dakota State Board of Psychologist ExaminersDoes Not Meet
OhioState Board of PsychologyDoes Not Meet
OklahomaOklahoma Licensed Behavior Analyst BoardDoes Not Meet
OregonBehavior Analysis Regulatory BoardDoes Not Meet
Rhode IslandDepartment of HealthDoes Not Meet
South CarolinaN/A
South DakotaBoard of Social Work ExaminersDoes Not Meet
TennesseeApplied Behavior Analyst Licensing CommitteeDoes Not Meet
TexasTexas Department of Licensing and RegulationDoes Not Meet
UtahUtah Psychologist Licensing BoardDoes Not Meet
VermontVermont Office of Professional RegulationDoes Not Meet
VirginiaBoard of MedicineDoes Not Meet
WashingtonWashington State Department of HealthDoes Not Meet
West VirginiaN/A
WisconsinWisconsin Department of Safety and Professional ServicesDoes Not Meet
American SamoaN/A
District of ColumbiaDC Health Psychology LicensingDoes Not Meet
Northern Mariana IslandsN/A
Puerto RicoN/A
US Virgin IslandsN/A

*Please note, state requirements change frequently for each state. Please check your desired state's requirements for the most up to date information.

 BACB website about licensure

 BACB information about becoming a BCBA

Students interested in a career in applied behavior analysis should be aware of the two primary credentials that are often needed: board certified behavior analyst (BCBA) and licensed behavior analyst (LBA; sometimes called a licensed applied behavior analyst or LABA).

Last Updated: October 1, 2021 by VL