Are you passionate about helping people, especially those on the autism spectrum?
If you’re ready to fulfill your purpose and make a difference, the Registered Behavior Technician (RBT) credential is a great place to start.
Becoming an RBT is the first step toward joining one of the fastest growing fields in the country. Through OU Extended Campus’ online course, you’ll gain unrivaled skills from a regionally accredited university, combining your training and assessment in just eight weeks.
At the completion of our course you will be ready to apply to take the national exam with the Behavior Analyst Certification Board (BACB) to earn your RBT credential.
Prepare to make a difference in the lives of those you help, today.
A Registered Behavior Technician is a paraprofessional who practices under the close, ongoing supervision of a Board-Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) to help individuals with autism and behavioral disabilities. The RBT’s primary responsibility is to implement behavior treatment plans directly with clients developed by the supervisor.
Your RBT credential will help you stand apart from the competition providing a legitimate career track within the Applied Behavior Analysis field. You will engage in a career that provides upward mobility and professional growth.
You must meet certain requirements to be eligible to become RBT certified, including being at least 18 years of age and having demonstrated completion of high school or equivalent/higher. Please visit the BACB website for eligibility requirements.
To become a certified RBT, you must meet training, competency assessment, and examination requirements. The RBT class at OU meets both the training requirement and the RBT Competency Assessment and is taught by certified BACB faculty, so you can get there Sooner.
To register for the eight-week RBT class (LSLC 4513), you will need to complete a shortened version of our undergraduate application:
No transcripts are required. Processing time is two to five days.
Note: Financial aid is only available to degree-seeking students.
To register for the Lifespan Care Administration bachelor’s degree (or another OU Extended Campus bachelor’s program) AND take our RBT course (LSLC 4513):
Processing time is two to three weeks.
We're also here to answer any of your questions about the application process. Do not hesitate to give us a call at (405) 325-3266 or send an email at firstname.lastname@example.org.