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Behavior Analysis
Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology

When you reach for the highest level of education in psychology with the Capella online behavior analysis specialization PhD, you can become a research leader in behavior analysis. With the skills you develop, you can help people change their behavior to improve their quality of life and thrive.

You’ll expand upon the theoretical foundations of behavior analysis and perform research that can make a positive contribution to your field.

Relevant, real-world learning

Your psychology coursework allows you to conduct research in consultation with Capella faculty.

Complementary coursework approach

Get direct, intensive experience with face-to-face residencies that enhance your online coursework and help you complete your program successfully.

Scholar-practitioner faculty

Learn the latest in theory and practice from experienced doctoral faculty actively engaged in research and practice.

Classes start October 11

Use the code FALL21 to waive the $50 application fee

At a Glance

  • Online
  • 7 Core courses
  • 6 Specialized courses
  • 25 max transfer credits
  • 3 Elective courses
  • 3 Doctoral Project Development Seminars
  • Comprehensive exam
  • Dissertation

Reduce your tuition by $20,000

Enroll in a qualified program and apply for a $20K Capella Progress Reward, a scholarship to help fund your doctoral degree.