The International Behavior Analyst™ (IBA™) is the certification for masters or doctorate level International Behavior Analysts. IBAs™ are required to have at a minimum a master’s degree in a related field, demonstrate graduate level content in Applied Behavior Analysis, pass a competency exam, and participate in supervised field experiences in Applied Behavior Analytic practice.
The IBA™ certification period is 2 years.
12 hours of approved Continuing Education are required for certification renewal.
Have You Already Met the Requirements for the IBA™?
Great! If you already have met the requirements for the IBA™, you only need to verify that through your existing documentation or certifications. Check the requirements for adding the certification on the IBA™ requirements page. These requirements can be met in different ways and include submission of various documents or through currently possessing a BCBA®, BCBA-D®, QBA®, or BCaBA® (with additional documentation).
After documenting that you have met the requirements, you will be added to the IBA™ directory of certifications, receive a link to a digital printable version of your certificate, and you will be able to immediately add the credential to your name. Click below to start the process.
Looking to Meet the Requirements for the IBA™?
Click the link below to begin your IBA™ application. The IBA™ is just 4 steps away! You will need to complete the IBA™ application and submit supporting documentation so we can verify you have met the requirements for the certification. The following are the proposed requirements currently being reviewed by the Professional Advisory Board. These are subject to change based on the review and the final requirement will be posted as such in the weeks to come.
- a master’s or doctorate degree
- specific course content in applied behavior analysis
- 1250 hours of supervised practice
- a passing score on the IBA™ exam
Click here to begin your application.
DISCLAIMER: The IBA™ and IBT™ are certifications provided by the International Behavior Analysis Organization™ (IBAO™). IBAO™ is not affiliated with, authorized by, endorsed by, or connected in any way to the Behavior Analyst Certification Board® (BACB®).