High School Level
Registered Behavior
Technician (RBT®)

A paraprofessional 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 certification
in behavior analysis.

Master's Level
Board Certified
Behavior Analyst® (BCBA®)

A graduate-level certification in behavior analysis.
Doctoral Level
Board Certified Behavior
Analyst-Doctoral (BCBA-D®)

A doctoral designation for Board Certified Behavior Analysts with doctoral training in behavior analysis.

RECENT NEWS

First-ever RBT Handbook Now Available

The BACB’s first-ever RBT Handbook is now available. This comprehensive publication outlines the requirements for obtaining and maintaining RBT certification in an easy-to-use format. With a glossary of terms, and clickable images that link directly to relevant BACB documents, the RBT Handbook is the go-to resource for every RBT and RBT candidate.
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BACB Launches New Certificant Registry

The BACB has launched its new Certificant Registry, which offers enhanced convenience, capabilities, and navigation. With all BACB certificants now listed in one registry, verifying certification has never been easier. Powerful filters allow users to customize searches by certification type or status, and find certificants willing to serve as supervisors as well as those with current disciplinary actions.
Experience the new Certificant Registry.
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Changes to the BACB’s International Focus

Following a multiyear evaluation, consultation and training from the certification industry, and extensive deliberation among the BACB’s leadership, the BACB Board of Directors voted in August 2019 by majority to substantially revise the BACB’s international focus. Learn about the upcoming changes to our global activities.
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November Exam Results

November examination results will be released starting at 4:45 p.m. (MDT) on December 20, 2019, and will be available in your BACB account within 72 hours. Please note: Due to system processing, applicants may not receive examination results at the same time.

If you passed: If you passed your examination, your certification number will be available in your BACB account within the next week and you will receive your certificate in 4 to 6 weeks.

We expect high call volumes, wait times, and heavy website traffic. We appreciate your patience. We will respond to requests as soon as possible.
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