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.


Special Edition October Newsletter: Revised BCBA and BCaBA Degree Requirements

We are pleased to announce the online publication of the Special Edition October Newsletter (PDF Download). IN THIS ISSUE...
  • Revised BCBA Degree Requirements
  • Revised BCaBA Degree Requirements
  • Implementation Timeline
  • 2019 Hemingway Award Nominations
  • A Summary of Recent and Upcoming Changes to BACB Standards
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2019 Hemingway Award – Call for Nominations

In memory of the life and contributions of Michael Hemingway, the BACB annually honors an individual distinguished for his or her contributions (a) to the development of public policy related to behavior analysis and/or (b) to increasing the availability of behavior-analytic services. The Behavior Analyst Certification Board is pleased to call for nominations for the 2019 award. Nominations will be accepted through 5:00 PM MST on Friday, October 26, 2018.
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Customer Service Updates

Visit our Customer Service Updates page for information about current processing status and links to the most frequently requested information.
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Upcoming Changes

In an effort to assist certificants in remaining up-to-date with BACB standards, our updates table summarizes current and upcoming changes announced in past issues of the BACB Newsletter.
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