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Capella University's online Applied Behavior Analysis Certificate prepares you to support children and adults with behavioral disorders. Due to a nationwide shortage of qualified practitioners, opportunities have grown for applied behavior analysts, and through this program you can supplement your previous undergraduate or graduate education.

The courses in Capella's Graduate Certificate in Applied Behavior Analysis are approved by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board (BACB).

You can also maximize your educational investment: Credits from this certificate program will transfer into the Capella Master's in Applied Behavior Analysis.

View the full learning and career outcomes report for this program at

Career Outcomes

Capella's online Applied Behavior Analysis certificate program—taught by faculty with top academic credentials, Behavior Analyst Certification Board® (BACB) certifications, and deep practitioner experience—focuses on behavior analysis concepts and research methods, plus applied behavior analysis techniques. Those who successfully complete this certificate program will be prepared to assess behavioral problems, design and implement interventions, and perform effective behavior supervision. People who choose this certificate are often interested in providing or managing behavior analysis services in an educational, corporate, government, or nonprofit setting; becoming an independent behavior analyst; or incorporating behavior analysis skills into their therapeutic, coaching, or teaching role.