PhD – Behavior Analysis
Capella University

Program Details

As part of the Harold Abel School of Psychology, Capella offers this PhD in Psychology with a specialization in Behavior Analysis. You’ll rise to a new level of expertise in helping others overcome obstacles in their way to living a healthy, fulfilling life. You’ll also rise to a level where you can mentor other professionals, as a leader in the field, and perform applied research. Capella has designed their online doctoral program to be as flexible as possible, with included on-site residencies, research seminars and a faculty committed to your success. Coursework offered may involve:

  • Single-Subject Research Design Methods
  • Behaviorism
  • Experimental Analysis of Behavior
  • Organizational Behavior Management

Learning Pace


Learning Schedule


% Online

Mostly 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

Master Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Additional Materials May Be Requested, Official College Transcript(s)

Additional Info

  • Students will attend three four-day residencies.