Licensed Behavior Analyst Details

Licensed Behavior Analyst

General Info - Statewide License

Beginning January 2015, individuals practicing behavior analysis must be licensed in the state of Maryland. 

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    Approval time

  • $200.00

    Application cost

Obtaining the License

Ready to get your license? - Steps, Requirements, and Documents

  1. An applicant shall have a current certification by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board (BCBA or BCBA-D) or its successor organization.

  2. An applicant shall have a master's degree or higher from a behavior analysis educational program that is accredited by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board or its successor organization.

  3. All applicants must submit to a criminal history records check (CHRC). Applicants must obtain a CHRC before submitting their applications. The required CHRC form is included with the application.

Apply for the License

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Maintaining Your License

Renewal and maintenance -

Maintaining your License (aka Related forms/requirements to maintain License/stay in good standing)

  1. Renewal is every two years.

  2. Applicant must be in good standing with BACB, maintain BCBA or BCBA-D certification.

  3. Applicant must pay the renewal fee.


License Issuer - Information

Who issues the license?

Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

Contact Information

Janice Isaac


Tel: (410) 764-4740 / Fax: (410) 358-1610

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