$4,000

Tuition
Have a Student Advisor answer questions and develop your career plan.

17 Weeks

Program Length

CMAA, RBT, CCSP

Certifications

$32,500

Avg. Starting Salary
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What does a Behavior Technician do?

A Registered Behavior Technician (RBT) works in clinical settings under the supervision of Board-Certified Behavior Analysts (BCBA) to provide treatment plans for patients like autistic children or developmentally disabled adults. The field is focused on science and human behavior and how to alleviate problematic behaviors in individuals. You may also work in schools or home settings to assist patients in reducing problematic behaviors or learning daily living skills.

18,151
Entry Level Jobs Available In The US
According to Burning Glass jobs data, Behavior Technician will see available jobs grow 19% over the next ten years

Registered Behavior TechnicianMedCerts Tuition Options

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Training OptionsBehavior Technician and the Medical Office

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MedCerts Two and Four Year Colleges Other Online Programs
Program & Tuition Cost $4000 average Up to $20,000 $3000 average
Exam Fees, Books & Materials Included Up to $750 Up to $750
Career 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/email access Professors - scheduled office hours Support Inbox
Career Coaching Personal Career Coach + Personalized Career Readiness Toolkit Resource library N/A
Curriculum 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 & presentations

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BT 1000 Behavior Technician and the Medical Office

skills gained

  • Learn how to provide the direct implementation of behavior-analytic services based on the BCBA’s recommendations
  • Comply with HIPAA/HITECH, OSHA, CMS and other healthcare regulations and laws, including the BACB
  • 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 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
  • Evaluate a medical office’s scheduling needs and appropriately book patient services
  • Accurately obtain patient information, verify insurance coverage, and prepare encounter forms
  • Correctly file medical records, and perform basic financial and other general office procedures
Enrollment Requirements
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Web browser with internet connection
  • Course registration & payment
  • Add any program specific ones
Materials Included
  • Expert-led video based training
  • eBooks
  • Competency assessments
  • National Certification exam fee
Student Services
  • Dedicated Student Success Advisors
  • Tailored support based on performance & behavior
  • Exam preparation process
  • Career Services Advisor

courses taken

CS 1011

Customer Service Professional I

16 hours
Length
1 Week
Duration

This course is designed to prepare individuals across all job titles with the core skills needed to satisfy customers of all types. Each customer, patient, or client is critical whether you work within a call center, retail store or pharmacy, medical office/clinic, or business office. No organization can afford to overlook or neglect the power of customer service skills. The course includes six (6) modules on topics such as Why Customer Service Matters, What Customers Want, Essential Customer Service Skills Part I and Part II, Handling Complaints and Dealing with Angry People, and Customer Service as a Strategic Marketing Tool. These modules are the components of the “Through the Customer’s Eyes” course that has been used to train a variety of front-line service providers across many industries and disciplines. Within each module, students are assessed on the topics covered. After satisfactory completion of the course, students will have earned the Certified Customer Service Professional (CCSP) designation from the ICSA.

  • Appreciate why first-rate customer service adds value to every organization
  • Understand how to determine what the customer wants and provide confidence in your product
  • Know how to deal with complaints and apply the four core skills for high quality service
  • Create value and play a part in profitability through performance and productivity
  • Enhance your company's market position by demonstrating what differentiates your company from the competition
BT 3011

Registered Behavior Technician Training

40 hours
Length
4 Week
Duration

This course satisfies the 40 hours of training required for becoming a Registered Behavior Technician (RBT), and follows the BACB task list, which is included in the supplemental materials as a reference. An RBT is a paraprofessional who practices under the close, ongoing supervision of a BCBA, BCaBA, or FL-CBA. This training course teaches evidence-based behavior intervention techniques and strategies for individuals including but not limited to: Data Measurement, Assessment, Skill Acquisition, Behavior Reduction, Documentation and Reporting, Professional Conduct and Scope of Practice. This online course is designed to give the learner a basic understanding of applied behavior analysis, functional behavior assessment tools, teaching methods, behavior change strategies, and ethical guidelines for therapists treating children and adults with autism and intellectual disabilities.

The training will cover all of the tasks and subtasks in the RBT Task List and the ethics requirements that have been designated as being relevant for behavior technicians. To obtain the RBT credential you must also complete a criminal background check, pass the RBT Competency Assessment, and pass the RBT exam. The training program is based on the Registered Behavior Technician Task List and is designed to meet the 40-hour training requirement for the RBT credential. The program is offered independent of the BACB. (For more information, please visit: https://www.bacb.com/rbt/).

  • Learn how to provide direct implementation of behavior-analytic services based on the BCBA’s recommendations
  • Teach children language/communication, social skills, daily living/adaptive skills, pre-academic skills, and more while recording and analyzing data along with the BCBA
  • Working with a children and breaking steps into small skills, teaching one sub skill at a time until mastery
  • Comprehend and define behavior clearly and set a measurement technique
  • Understanding how to reduce/avoid behaviors while understanding the motivational operations behind their behaviors
HI 1014

Introduction to Human Anatomy and Medical Terminology

96 hours
Length
6 Week
Duration

This course is designed to familiarize the student with the language of medicine, through the study of prefixes, suffixes, root words, abbreviation, and pronunciation of words. The curriculum also includes an overview of anatomy and physiology in order to increase the understanding of medical vocabulary. Students will examine the organization of the integumentary, musculoskeletal, hematic, lymphatic and immune, and cardiovascular systems in the human body. They will become familiar with the medical terms that relate to the respiratory, digestive, nervous, endocrine, reproductive, and excretory systems. Students will also examine terms related to the sensory organs, with a concentration on the organs for hearing, sight, and smell. This course will prepare students to better understand spoken and written interactions in all medical environments.

  • Recognize the structure and function of the 11 body systems and their organs
  • Understand the medical language that is used to describe those systems
  • Analyze and understand medical terms by breaking down their word components
  • Appreciate the major diseases and conditions related to the human body
  • Apply your knowledge within the healthcare setting
HI 1011

Medical Office Procedures and Administration

64 hours
Length
6 Week
Duration

This course will introduce the student to the Health care industry, its environment along with the day to day skill set and knowledge required to fulfill a position as a Medical Administrative Assistant. Modules include Professional Behavior, Communication, Law and Ethics, Law and Medicine, Daily Operations, Telephone Techniques, Appointment Scheduling, Correspondence, Computers, HIPPA Regulations, Records Management, Information Management, Basics of Coding, Health Insurance Basics, Professional Fees, Accounting and Bookkeeping, Banking and Financial Management, Practice Management, Marketing and Customer Service. 

  • Follow HIPAA & HITECH Compliance Laws
  • Understand the different kinds of insurances and plans
  • Perform Medical Front Office Procedures
  • Schedule Patients
  • Provide Patient Education
COURSES DURATION
CS 1011 1
BT 3011 4
HI 1014 6
HI 1011 6
Total Program Duration 17 Week

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Behavior Technician and the Medical Office CareersJob Opportunities

Medical Office Assistant

$21000 – $42000
Estimated Salary

Entry-Level

Registered Behavior Technician

$20000 – $45000
Estimated Salary

Career Potential

Daycare Supervisor

$18000 – $76000
Estimated Salary