Board Certified assistant Behavior Analyst - BCaBA

PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATE || INTERNATIONAL DIPLOMA - According to Behavior Analyst Certification Board (BACB), "over the past 12 years, demand for assistant behavior analysts holding BCaBA certification has increased by 64,382%." With this in mind, are you ready to launch your new career as a BCaBA?  Asynchronous class options available.

This program is recommended for students residing in the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, and Canada.


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This Program is Perfect For...

...anyone who seeks to make positive changes in individuals’ lives by implementing and disseminating scientifically validated interventions. 


  • To be eligible for this area of a certificate, students must already have obtained a Bachelor’s degree or are concurrently earning that degree.
  • To receive our program completion certificate (this is NOT the BCaBA certification), candidates must complete all 5 courses (note: starting winter 2023 students must complete 6 courses) with letter grades of “C” or better. For information about the BCaBA certification and examination requirements, click here.

What you'll learn

  • Adhere to ethical codes of conduct 
  • How to collect, analyze, and graph data 
  • Basic assessment process and procedures 
  • The primary research method used by behavior analysts 
  • Key concepts and principles pertaining to applied behavior analysis 
  • Evidence-based programs and treatment models rooted in the principles of applied behavior analysis 

Additional Information 


  Public UCSB Students International
Individual Courses $230-$680 $172.5-$510 $230-$680
Certificate Release Fee  $45  $45 $45
Supervision Class (optional) $650/quarter $650/quarter $650/quarter
    *25% Discount Available for Current UCSB Students!  Info

UCSB's Program Completion Professional Certificate Application -  Apply  

In order to receive UCSB's program completion professional certificate (this is NOT the BCaBA certification), upon completion of the program:  

1) Log into your PaCE Student Account to verify that you have completed and passed all 5 courses (note: starting winter 2023 students must complete 6 courses). 

2) Click here to request your certificate release

3) Check your email for a Certificate notification from Parchment, our official credential provider.

*** Once you complete our program, please click here so that our coordinator can submit your final coursework attestation to BACB. This will expedite your application.  

For more information regarding the coursework attestation, please click here.

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