Here are some helpful tips on how to study for the BCBA Exam. Take an assessment exam. Take an TL5 BCBA Assessment Exam to help you determine which areas you will want to focus more on during your study process. Taking an assessment exam will reveal valuable information regarding which content areas you are strongest and weakest in.Learn More
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Frequently Asked Questions
The BCBA exam has 185 questions across all content areas of the most current task list. Each multiple choice question has 4 answer choices. Students have 4 hours to complete the examination. The BCBA certification examination is only available at authorized Pearson VUE testing sites worldwide. The examination is administered using a computer-based testing (CBT) format through Pearson VUE.Learn More
BCBA stands for Board Certified Behavior Analyst. A BCBA's main responsibility is to provide clinical services, consultation and supervision to individuals receiving Applied Behavior Analysis therapy (ABA). A BCBA may work in a variety of different environments with a variety of different individuals.Learn More
In order to register to take the BCBA exam, you must have a graduate-level degree in psychology, special education or another related field. In addition to a graduate degree, an individual must also complete their supervised fieldwork experience.Learn More
If you want to become a Board Certified Behavior Analyst, there are several requirements you must complete before registering for the BCBA exam. First, you must have completed a graduate degree in psychology, special education or another related field. Additionally, you must complete one of two supervised fieldwork options.Learn More
Are you ready to take the BCBA Exam? The steps are simple. Check out how to apply for the BCBA Exam below. Review the eligibility requirements before applying for the BCBA Exam. Register for a Pearson VUE account. Fill out your application form and submit it via email or fax. Schedule your exam date, time, and location with Pearson VUE.Learn More
The BACB’s website outlines specifics about the exam process, including cost. An application fee of $245 (paid to the BACB), plus an examination appointment fee of $125 (paid to Pearson Vue) are required. Incomplete submissions will incur a $50 fee for the cost of additional processing. Insufficient Funds/Returned Check Fee will incur a $45 fee.Learn More
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