Before answering the question, “How long will it take me to become a board certified behavior analyst?” It is first necessary to review how many credit hours are already completed the required courses.
In many cases, life skills and experiences are taken into account and converted into credit hours in LA. Will these credits transfer?
How long are the remaining courses that must be taken? Will you be required to take the GRE? Are there any entrance requirements that have not yet been met?
Only when you’ve answered all of the questions (and probably a few more) will you be able to fully respond to the first question on how long it’s going to take to become a board certified behavior analyst.
Will you be able to take courses online? Or will you have to travel to campus? Will you continue your regular job while going to classes, or will you stop your regular job and attend classes full time?
These questions will help give you a ballpark answer to how long it’s going to take for you to become board certified. Of course, you still have to take the board exams.
You’ll want to take some time to prepare for your board exams to pass them as well. You’ll need to be computer literate so that you can keep up to date with all of the requirements and information that is available for your exams.
You’ll also need to find out what programs require which certifications for your specific end goal. There are many different ways to get latest news that you can be a certified behavior analyst. You’ll want to have an idea in mind of how you’ll be using your new found certificate in your job of choice.