The demand for highly qualified Board Certified Behavior Analysts (BCBAs) has been steadily increasing nationwide! A variety of settings and industries are competitively seeking BCBAs to fill a wide variety of positions in education, home services, clinical programs, health services, and more. The University of Washington Applied Behavior Analysis Program meets all the Behavior Analyst Certification Board coursework and supervision requirements and will qualify applicants to sit for the board exam. Learn more about the current demand in our field.

Important Disclaimer: While the BCBA certification is valid in all 50 states, many states also require licensure of behavior analysts.   State laws related to licensure of behavior analysts vary and do not necessarily reflect the same requirements as the BCBA certification.   Applicants should be knowledgeable about licensure requirements in the state in which they may plan to apply for licensure. The Behavior Analyst Certificaton Board (BACB) provides this resource for information on state licensure of behavior analysts: