The Behavior Analyst Certification Board®, Inc. (BACB®) is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) corporation established in 1998 to meet professional credentialing needs in behavior analysis services. BACB is scientifically founded on applied behavior analysis (ABA) the primary therapy for children with autism. Students will take seven courses that meet BACB standards plus log practicum hours with individuals who are BCBA certified. They will have three practicum options – Option I – Practicum experience will require 1000 hours of direct observational experience – Option II –Independent Fieldwork Experience will require 1500 hours and is specifically designed for individuals already working in the field and -Option III -Intensive Practicum experience will require 750 hours of direct observational experience. Once completing the course requirements students must take a national exam to receive BCBA certification.