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Applied Behavior Analysis Programs

5th Edition - Coming Soon

Announcing New Graduate Certificates to Meet Fifth Edition Requirements – Scheduled to Start Fall 2020.

New requirements for BCaBA® and BCBA® credentials go into effect on January 1, 2022, and you can start fifth edition coursework as soon as August 2020! 

The BACB® Fifth Edition Task List reflects the latest developments in behavior analysis, and you can be one of the first to take advantage of our new courses. The new task list makes significant changes to element alignment and requirements. The Florida Tech ABA Fifth Edition Verified Course Sequences (VCS) are designed to fulfill instructional requirements and to ensure students are well-prepared for the fifth edition BCaBA or BCBA exam. 

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Certification Requirements

There are two levels of certification:

Board Certified Behavior Analyst®
(BCBA®)

  • Minimum of a master's degree in psychology, education or applied behavior analysis
  • Visit the BACB website for additional requirements
  • Six-term sequence: BCBA Course Content

Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analyst®
(BCaBA®)

What is the difference between a BCBA and BCaBA?

The requirements to take the BCaBA certification examination are lower than the requirements to take the BCBA examination. The BACB requires that a BCaBA work under the supervision of a BCBA and not independently. Some states adhere to this BACB recommendation while others have different stipulations depending on the type of client or specific practices. Occupations and pay scale may vary and differ per agency and state.

Did You Know?

Florida Tech's ABA Online professional development course sequences are verified by the BACB® and meet the instructional requirements for eligibility to sit for the Behavior Analysis Certification Board® exam. The ABA Online program at Florida Tech offers a comprehensive professional development program in behavior analysis both online and in a traditional classroom setting.

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