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.


High Volume of Support Submissions

Due to the upcoming requirements changes that will take place on January 1, 2022, we are experiencing a high volume of application and Contact Us form submissions. We appreciate your patience as we process these applications and inquiries as quickly as possible.

Call for 2022 BACB Board of Directors Nominations

The BACB is holding nominations for an opening on its Board of Directors for 2022. BCBA/BCBA-D and BCaBA certificants may submit nominations, and self-nomination is permitted. It is preferred that this seat is filled by a professional certified at the BCBA or BCBA-D level.

Nominees must have a demonstrated record of expertise in business operations and organizational leadership. For more information and to submit a nomination, please visit our Call for Nominations web page. Nominations will be accepted until 5 p.m. MST on Tuesday, November 16, 2021.

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.