Online Registered Behavior Technician (RBT) Certification - MedCerts

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MedCerts Programs for RBT Certification

Issuing Authority Behavior Analyst Certification Board

The Behavior Analyst Certification Board (BACB) is a nonprofit corporation established in 1998 to meet professional credentialing needs identified by behavior analysts, governments and consumers of behavior analysis services. The BACB solves a wider variety of socially significant problems by increasing the availability of qualified behavior analysts around the world.
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RBT Certification Detail

Start the process to earn your RBT certification and become a Registered Behavior Technician with training through MedCerts and taking the BACB (Behavior Analyst Certification Board) authorized exam.

DISCLAIMER* There are additional requirements (outside of training and examination) mandated by the BACB for those on the path to earning the RBT designation. Visit for more information.

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MedCerts training programs are some of the most competitively price ways to start a new career.

MedCerts Community College Online College
Program & Tuition Cost $4,000 average Up to $20,000 $3,000 average
Exam Fees, Books & Materials Included Up to $750 Up to $750
Job Ready In 3–6 months 24–48 months 3–6 months
Schedule Flexibility On-demand 24/7 Set class schedule On-demand 24/7
Travel Requirements None: 100% online On-campus classrooms None: 100% online
Student Support Personal Advisors: text, call, and email access Professors: scheduled office hours Support inbox
Career Coaching Exam-tailor + soft-skill training to build well-rounded careers Exam-based + prerequisites and electives to meet credit hour requirements Exam-specific only
Content Delivery 3D animations, immersive environments, interactive activities, game-based learning Professor lectures Varies: typically videos and presentations

This table is provided for reference only. Actual pricing may vary or change without notice. Pricing is based on an estimated full-cost tuition with fees for a Medical Assistant program or similar program before financial aid or other assistance. Data sampled from MedCerts, Oakland Community College, and Kaplan University.

RBT Certification Skills Gained

  • Learn how to provide direct implementation of behavior-analytic services based on the BCBA’s recommendations
  • Work with patients who may have behavioral problems during treatment and be responsible for the direct implementation of behavior-analytic services
  • Teach patients language/communication, social skills, daily living/adaptive skills, pre-academic skills and more while recording and analyzing data along with the BCBA
  • Work with a patients and break steps into small skills, teaching one sub skill at a time until mastery
  • Comprehend and define behavior clearly and set a measurement technique
  • Understand how to reduce/avoid behaviors while understanding the motivational operations behind their behaviors
  • Possess a foundational knowledge of various disorders in patients that can affect medical plans and treatments

RBT Career PathwaysAttainable Jobs

highest Paying

Registered Behavior Technician

Implement applied behavior analysis (ABA) treatment plans, under the supervision of Applied Behavior Analysts (ABA) and assistant applied behavior analysts.

$20000 - $45000
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highest Paying

Direct Care Staff

Give assistance to people who are sick, injured, mentally or physically disabled, or the elderly and fragile. They work in the home and help their clients with daily activities, such as bathing and bathroom functions, feeding, grooming, taking medication, keeping up with doctors appointments and some housework.

$15000 - $41000
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highest Paying

Daycare Supervisor

Plan, direct, coordinate and oversee all functions pertaining to the operation of the day care program including personnel, equipment and facilities. (Additional education/experience may be required)*

$18000 - $76000
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1All available job and salary information is from Burning Glass Labor Insights and is updated annually to reflect industry changes.
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