Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analyst

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The Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analyst® (BCaBA®) is an undergraduate-level certification in behavior analysis. Professionals certified at the BCaBA level provide behavior analysis services under the supervision of a Board Certified Behavior Analyst®(BCBA®).

The Association for Behavior Analysis International has verified the following courses toward the coursework requirements for eligibility to take the Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analyst® examination. Applicants will need to meet additional requirements before they can be deemed eligible to take the examination. For more information about the requirements to be a BCaBA go to: https://www.bacb.com/bcaba/

Required Coursework:

PSY 370  Applied Behavior Analysis (3 credit hours)
PSY 384  Behavior Analysis (3 credit hours)
PSY 570  Behavioral Assessment and Treatment Planning (3 credit hours)
PSY 571   Research Methods in Behavior Analysis (3 credit hours)
PSY 586  Applied Behavior Analysis in Education (3 credit hours)
PSY 592  Supplemental Supervision in ABA (3 credit hours). Arranged with instructor

BCaBA Fieldwork Requirements:

To be eligible to take the BCaBA exam, students must accrue 1300 hours of Supervised Fieldwork experience or 1000 hours of Concentrated Supervised Fieldwork experience. Some of these hours may be obtained through experience at the Central Autism Treatment Center. (https://www.cmich.edu/colleges/class/Psychology/Centers/CAAT/Pages/default.aspx). 

Go to https://www.bacb.com/bcaba/ for more information. 

View the BCaBA brochure.