The best way to become a BCBA.

The AIM Fellowship is a rigorous and rewarding program that gives you clinical expertise in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA), the gold standard of autism therapy.

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The Fellowship combines a master’s program with real-world clinical experience, ensuring that you not only achieve your Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) credential, you excel far beyond all standards and become a leader in the field of ABA.

What is an AIM BCBA?

The Behavior Analyst Certification Board defines a BCBA as a graduate-level certification in behavior analysis. BCBAs provide behavior-analytic services and supervise other professionals.

An AIM BCBA embodies all four of our core values and is committed to providing the best possible care for our clients and ongoing support and supervision for our team members. Our BCBAs are passionate about serving the communities who need ABA most and strive to be leaders in the field of ABA.

How do I apply to the Fellowship?

The AIM Clinics Fellowship provides you with more support, more opportunities and a more robust experience than any other program. It begins with applying to work at AIM.


Apply to AIM Clinics as a Behavior Technician or Registered Behavior Technician.


Join our team, meet our people and get settled in. You’re eligible for the Fellowship after 90 days as an AIM team member.


Apply to the Fellowship during one of our application windows—we’ll support you through the process.


We counsel you on the best master’s program for you and support you through the application process.


Once you’re admitted to a university program, you earn supervision hours toward completing the program.


Work through the Fellowship pathway outlined below and become a Board Certified Behavior Analyst.

What happens in the program?

The AIM Fellowship gives you the opportunity to reinforce what you learn in your studies and become a better clinician. We provide intentional experiences that match each stage of fellowship.

At an organization of our size, the opportunities you’ll have for mentorship, group and individual supervision, observation and more are endless—throughout the program, and beyond.

Months 1–7


Build your foundational knowledge and master the principles of ABA.

Work directly with kids under the supervision of a BCBA, while developing skills in leadership and data analysis.

Months 8–14


Reinforce foundational knowledge with practical application.

Begin to develop clinical skills such as clinical writing, behavior skills training and managing a team.

Months 15–19


Begin managing a small caseload and learn how to lead a team.

Oversee and lead the enrollment and treatment of a small caseload of clients while managing a team of RBTs.

Months 20+


Build toward independence and leadership.

Strengthen your case management and leadership skills with a full network of BCBAs supporting you every step of the way.

Timeline varies based on academic coursework sequence and competency level.

Who are you looking for?

We want candidates who embody our four core values—authentic, mindful people who love helping kids and want to grow into leaders. No prior ABA experience necessary.

If you are ready to push yourself academically and professionally, and want an environment where you will be supported 110%, then we’re ready to talk.

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