BS – Applied Behavior Analysis
Capella University

Program Details

With this BS in Applied Behavior Analysis from Capella, you’ll gain an understanding that will enable you to work in a variety of settings with people who have challenged abilities. You’ll learn how to assess and analyze behavior, while learning how to modify and make changes in adults and children with autism or other challenges. Curriculum aligns with the Behavior Analyst Certification Board, but you may have other requirements to complete before being eligible to sit the exam. Coursework likely includes the following subject areas:

  • Ethics and Supervision
  • Research and Interventions
  • Assessment
  • Behavior-Change Procedures and Interventions

Learning Pace


Learning Schedule


% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Capella University is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

  • Higher Learning Commission:, 800.621.7440 
  • Capella University, Capella Tower, 225 South Sixth Street, Ninth Floor, Minneapolis, MN 55402, 1.888.CAPELLA (227.3552),

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

High School or Equivalent

Application Requirements

Additional Materials May Be Requested, Official High School Transcript/GED Score

Additional Info

  • It is highly recommended that applicants be at least 24 years old; special exceptions may apply.
  • Applicants who do not have any credits eligible for transfer must successfully complete a university approved reading and writing assessment.