Board Certified Associate Behavior Analyst
The Behavior Analyst Certification Board®, Inc. (BACB®) credentials practitioners at four levels. The different categories denote varied depths of training and levels of independence in practice.
Individuals who apply to become Board Certified Behavior Analysts® (BCBA®) must possess at least a master’s degree, have 225 classroom hours of specific graduate-level coursework, meet supervised experience requirements, and pass the BCBA examination. In order to use the Board Certified Behavior Analyst - Doctoral (BCBA-D) designation, a BCBA must possess an acceptable doctoral degree and meet other criteria. As of 2015, applicants for the BCBA credential will need to have completed 270 h of specific coursework.
Persons who apply to become Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analysts® (BCaBA®) must have at least a bachelor’s degree, have 135 classroom hours of specific coursework, meet supervised experience requirements, and pass the BCaBA examination....