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Stand Out in Your Field

Earn a marketable credential with a graduate certificate in Applied Behavior Analysis or Play Therapy. With new specialized knowledge, you’ll expand your abilities to help others and improve your career prospects.

At Capella, your education is competency-based and professionally aligned, so you’ll gain the specific skills required to deliver a higher level of service.

Professionally Aligned to Deliver the Right Results

Capella programs are aligned with current industry standards to ensure you’re gaining the most relevant knowledge and job-ready skills.

The Association for Play Therapy (APT) has designated Capella University an Approved Center for the Study of Play Therapy.

Capella's Applied Behavior Analysis Specialization Post-Baccalaureate Certificate program follows the Behavior Analyst Certification Board (BACB) approved course sequence.

Gainful Employment & Learning and Career Outcomes

Investing in a college degree is no small thing. At Capella, we’re proud to share our learning and career outcomes—along with gainful employment results—so that you can make the most informed decisions about the programs that interest you.

Distinguished Faculty

Nearly all of Capella's faculty members from the Harold Abel School of Social and Behavioral Sciences have a doctoral degree and many work as clinical, industrial, and organizational professionals.

Our instructors have real-world expertise and are proficient in designing programs to meet state and national accreditation standards, and have experience in businesses with a focus on succession planning, organizational development, executive development, and coaching.

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