High School Level

Registered Behavior Technician® (RBT®)
A paraprofessional in behavior analysis who practices under the close, ongoing supervision of a BCBA, BCaBA, or FL-CBA.

Bachelor's Level

Board Certified Assistant
Behavior Analyst® (BCaBA®)

An undergraduate-level professional in behavior analysis who practices under the supervision of a BCBA or FL-CBA.

Graduate Level

Board Certified Behavior Analyst® (BCBA®)
A graduate-level professionals in behavior analysis who is able to practice independently and provide supervision for BCaBAs and RBTs.


New Blog: The Life Cycle of BCBA and BCaBA Applications

Have you ever wanted to know more about what to expect after you submit your BCBA or BCaBA application? Now you can. Review our latest blog, The Life Cycle of BCBA and BCaBA Applications, to get a behind-the-scenes look at the beginning, middle, and end of the application process.

COVID-19 Waivers Update

As of January 1, 2022, certain COVID-19 exception waivers will no longer be available. For more information, please visit our BACB COVID-19 Updates web page.

2022 Hemingway Call for Nominations

The BACB is pleased to call for nominations for the 2022 Michael Hemingway Behavior Analysis Award. In memory of the life and contributions of Michael Hemingway, this annual award honors an individual distinguished for their contributions to public policy related to behavior analysis and/or for their efforts to increase the availability of behavior-analytic services.

We are accepting nominations until 5:00 PM MST on October 26, 2021.

Introducing the VCS Coordinator Coursework Attestations

We just released a new option for BCBA-certified VCS Coordinators to review their student’s coursework and attest if they met all of the coursework requirements for BCBA or BCaBA certification. For more information, please review the BCBA and BCaBA VCS Coordinator Coursework Attestations and the related FAQs resource.

These resources can also be found on the BCaBA and BCBA webpages.