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Becoming a Behavior Analyst

Ready to become a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA®)? Okay, here's how you should get started.


1) Visit the Behavior Analyst Certification Board / BACB to see what's required.

Bachelors + coursework + supervision + exam = BCaBA®

Masters + coursework + supervision + exam = BCBA®

Doctorate + coursework + specific program requirements (+ exam if not already taken) = BCBA-D® 


2)  Look to see what University training programs are available (live campus as well as online options)


3) Investigate programs, read reviews, talk to current students, ask about the BCBA exam pass rate.


4) Apply to the program, complete coursework, obtain a supervisor


5) Pass exam, obtain your Certification as a Behavior Analyst (BCBA®) / Some states have additional licensing requirements