In an effort to assist certificants in remaining up-to-date with BACB requirements, the table below summarizes recent and upcoming changes announced in past issues of theĀ BACB Newsletter.

Effective Date Area Change Newsletter
November 1, 2020 RBT Examination Candidates will have a maximum of eight examination attempts during a one-year authorization period. November 2019
January 1, 2022 BCBA and BCaBA
Eligibility Requirements
Changes to the coursework requirements for the BCBA (Option 1) and BCaBA credentials. January 2017
January 1, 2022 BCBA and BCaBA
Examination Content
All BCBA and BCaBA examinations will be based on the BCBA Task List (5th ed.) and the BCaBA Task List (5th ed.). January 2017
January 1, 2022 BCBA and BCaBA Experience and Supervision Requirements Changes to the Structure and Amount of Supervised Fieldwork, Terminology Revisions,BCBA & BCaBA Experience & Supervision Requirements, Appropriate Clients, and Activities. October 2017
January 1, 2022 BCBA and BCaBA
Degree Requirements
Changes to the degree requirements for the BCBA and BCaBA credentials. October 2018