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Behavior Analysis in Education
Master of Science in Applied Behavior Analysis

Transform the lives of those dealing with autism spectrum disorder and related intellectual differences. The MS in Applied Behavior Analysis, Behavior Analysis in Education specialization teaches leading-edge skills to work in public and private K-12 schools and universities. You’ll access coursework that teaches how to train and support teachers and other staff, conduct assessments of students and develop behavior interventions and support plans. Individuals who already have teaching or school psychology licensure could potentially use this specialization to increase their level within the school system and add to their skill sets.

Meet BACB eligibility

Study with confidence in a robust program that meets the educational requirements for eligibility to take the Board Certified Behavior Analyst (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 August 5

Apply today with no application fee.

At a glance

  • Online
  • 10 Core courses
  • 2 Specialization courses
  • 60 Total credits, no transfer (0 max transfer)

Reduce your tuition by $2,500*

*Enroll in a qualified program and apply for a Capella Progress Reward, a $2,500 scholarship to help fund your master’s degree. Eligibility rules and exclusions apply. Connect with us for details.

What can you do with an MS in ABA Behavior Analysis in Education degree?

An MS in Applied Behavior Analysis, Behavior Analysis in Education specialization can help you reach your professional and personal goals. While Capella cannot guarantee that a graduate will secure any specific career outcome, such as a job title, promotion or salary increase, we encourage you to explore potential jobs and employment settings. Here are some ideas and examples for a graduate with an MS in ABA, Behavior Analysis in Education specialization.

Job titles to explore*

  • ABA program manager
  • Behavior case manager
  • Behavior consultant
  • Behavior intervention specialist
  • Behavior interventionist
  • Behavior specialist
  • Behavior specialist consultant
  • Board certified behavior analyst
  • Program manager

Employment settings to explore

  • Child care services
  • Educational support services
  • Elementary and secondary schools
  • Other individual and family services
  • Residential intellectual and developmental disability facilities
  • Vocational rehabilitation services

*These are examples intended to serve as a general guide. Some positions may prefer or even require previous experience, licensure, certifications, and/or other designations along with a degree. Because many factors determine what position an individual may attain, Capella cannot guarantee that a graduate will secure any specific job title, a promotion, salary increase, or other career outcome. We encourage you to research requirements for your job target and career goals.