Register as a BAAMS Member Here!

FAQ about Membership

What information will I need to register for a BAAMS membership?

  1. First and Last name
  2. Email address
  3. Provide your highest degree earned and list your credentials
  4. Provide your region (see Region map below or simply provide your location)
  5. Know if you are going to be a Full member, Student member, or Affiliate Member. If you plan to be a full or student member, your membership will be reviewed by the BAAMS Treasurer for confirmation.

How do I know which level of membership to select?

A FULL MEMBER is any individual holding (1)  at least a Bachelor’s degree in behavior analysis, psychology, education, or related field, with training or professional experience in behavior analysis and whose full time professional commitment includes teaching, research, and/or practice in behavior analysis. OR BACB certification (i.e., BACB-D, BCBA, or BCaBA). Full members may vote and hold office. Verification may include an updated vita, letter from employer, or copy of BACB certification for review. Full members of BAAMS pay $50 annually as a membership fee.

A STUDENT MEMBER is any individual pursuing formal training in the discipline of behavior analysis, which may include programs in behavior analysis, psychology, education, or a related field but not yet gainfully employed therein on at least a half-time basis may apply for membership in this category. Student members may neither vote nor hold office outside of the Student Representative role, though they may serve as members on BAAMS committees. Verification should be an endorsement on letterhead by a program coordinator or program official certifying the applicant’s student status. Student members of BAAMS pay $15 annually as a membership fee.

An AFFILIATE MEMBER Any member evidencing interest in the discipline of behavior analysis, but lacking formal training therein, may apply for this class of membership. No verification is necessary. Affiliate members may neither vote nor hold office, however may serve on BAAMS committees. Affiliate members pay $35 annually as a membership fee.

How will I pay for my membership after completing this form?

After you submit your information and your application is verified, you will receive a PayPal invoice to the email on file.

What if I am already a BAAMS member and I am looking to renew my membership?

A member of the BAAMS Executive Council will review memberships that are due for renewal each month; members who need to renew their membership will receive an email with a direct link to pay their membership renewal fee. If you need to update your account information, email

How do I know what region I am in?

Please refer to the map below to determine which region you belong to. If you are still unsure, list the location of your practice and the BAAMS Executive Council member who reviews your application will assist you!