Board Certified Behavior Analyst

This is a person who has satisfied all the requirements to acquire the “B.C.B.A.” and can therefore call him/ herself a Board Certified Behavior Analyst. Requirements include completing a prerequisite number of hours of University-level course work in the science of behavior, completing a period of internship under the supervision of a Board Certified Behavior Analyst, and passing the required written examination. To maintain certification once it is achieved, there are various continuing education requirements. There are currently two levels of certification, the Board Certified Behavior Analyst (B.C.B.A.) and the Board Certified Associate Behavior Analyst (B.C.A.B.A.). The exact requirements and most current information regarding how to become or locate a Board Certified Behavior Analyst are available through the Behavior Analyst Certification Board web site, at