Graduate Education

Melmark is committed to furthering its reputation as a recognized leader in the field by consistently providing innovative, research-based programs and services. We appreciate that clinical advances are best served by sharing and disseminating new knowledge, which may develop as the result of practical field experience or through new practices and techniques currently being studied in higher education settings.

 

Melmark has an excellent working relationship with many colleges and universities as an intern practicum site for students interested in special education, applied behavior analysis (ABA), operations, and other related fields. Melmark’s leadership team serves as mentors and supervisors for interested students.

 

To foster the exchange of new clinical information and concepts, Melmark welcomes graduate students and interns who are interested in completing a required/advanced practicum in an active clinical setting.

 

Educational Opportunities

Graduate Courses - Melmark Pennsylvania

BCBA Certification, Two-Year Programs

Behavior Analyst Certification Board Approved Master’s Degree

Melmark Pennsylvania, in collaboration with Endicott College, provides a Behavior Analyst Certification Board Approved Master’s (BACB) program.

 

Graduate courses are offered online and are taught by instructors and senior-level Pennsylvania staff.

  • Master’s in ABA and Autism
  • Master’s in ABA and Special Education (Moderate or Severe)
  • BCBA Approved Course Sequence in ABA
  • Ph.D. in Behavior Analysis

 

Click here to learn more about the Endicott College Programs.

 

Neumann University

Neumann University offers a Master’s Degree in Special Education, which is taught on Neumann’s campus in Aston, Pa., (approximately 30 minutes from Melmark PA’s Berwyn campus).

 

Click here to read more about Neumann University’s Program.

 

For further information on hours/schedule/overview of the coursework, and the BCBA or BCABA certification process, please contact:

 

Jennifer Ruane, MS, BCBA, LPC
Director of Professional Development and Clinical Training
Melmark Pennsylvania
2600 Wayland Road
Berwyn, PA 19312
610-325-2931

jruane@melmark.org

 

Graduate Courses - Melmark New England

BCBA Certification, One-Year Program

Melmark New England, in collaboration with UMass, provides a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) certification six-course sequence.

 

Click here to learn more about the UMass Boston Program.

 

BCBA Certification, Two-Year Programs

Behavior Analyst Certification Board Approved Master’s Degree

Melmark New England, in with collaboration Endicott College, provides a Behavior Analyst Certification Board Approved Master’s (BACB) program.

Graduate courses are offered on Melmark New England’s campus and are taught by instructors and senior-level Melmark New England staff.

  • Master’s in ABA and Autism
  • Master’s in ABA and Special Education (Moderate or Severe)
  • Master’s in Special Education
  • BCBA Approved Course Sequence in ABA
  • Ph.D. in Behavior Analysis

 

Click here to learn more about the Endicott College Program.

 

For further information on hours/schedule/overview of the coursework, and the BCBA or BCaBA certification process, please contact:

 

Jill Harper, Ph.D., BCBA-D, LABA

Senior Director of Professional Development, Clinical Training, and Research
Melmark New England
461 River Road
Andover, MA 01810

978-654-4300

jharper@melmarkne.org

 

Graduate Courses - Melmark Carolinas

BCBA Certification, One-Year Program

Through Melmark’s collaboration with UMass, Melmark Carolinas provides a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) certification six-course sequence.

 

Click here to learn more about the UMass Boston Program.

 

Practicum and Internships

Melmark is an ideal intern practicum site for students interested in special education, applied behavior analysis, operations, and other related fields. Melmark’s management team serves as mentors and supervisors for interested students.

 

To learn more about internships and practicum opportunities, see Careers (Internships and Student Teaching) or email: recruiter@melmark.org.

 

Advanced Practicum

To foster the exchange of new clinical information and concepts, Melmark welcomes graduate students and interns who are interested in completing a required/advanced practicum in an active clinical setting.

 

To discuss specific educational needs and requirements, contact:

 

Mary Jane Weiss, Ph.D., BCBA-D
Senior Director of Research, Melmark PA
610-325-4776
maryweiss@melmark.org