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MS in Psychology


Applied Behavior Analysis

You can bring positive change to the lives of people with autism spectrum disorder and other intellectual disabilities. The Master of Science in Psychology, Applied Behavior Analysis from Capella University equips you with leading-edge skills to help patients of all ages better understand their behavior, improve social skills, and discover their highest potential. This program’s course sequence fulfills the academic requirements needed to qualify for the Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) credential, and incorporates the BDS CBA Learning Module Series to help you prepare for the exam.

Meet BACB standards

Study with confidence in a robust program that meets the educational requirements for eligibility to take the BCBA exam.

BCBA exam prep

Prepare to enter the field with built-in exam preparation software that helps you assess the skills and knowledge you’ve gained in your program.

Hone critical skills

Develop applied behavior analysis skills to address socially significant issues in behavior and learning.

Classes start May 10

Use the code SPRING to waive the $50 application fee

At a Glance

  • 100% online
  • 4 Core courses
  • 7 Specialization courses
  • 1 Integrative project
  • 58 Total credits (15 max transfer)

Reduce your tuition by $3,000

Enroll in a qualified program and apply for a $3K Capella Progress Reward, a scholarship to help fund your master’s degree.