The Behavior Analyst Certification Board (BACB) Approves Capella University Course Sequence for Taking the BCBA Examination

MINNEAPOLIS--()--The Behavior Analyst Certification Board, Inc. (BACB) has approved a course sequence submitted by Capella University as meeting the 4th Edition Task List 270-hour coursework requirement for taking the Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) examination. This course sequence approval is through 2016 and is relevant to individuals working in K-12 education, counseling, psychology and other helping professions. Capella University (http://www.capella.edu) is a regionally accredited online university* that offers online degree programs designed to help working adults advance in their careers.

Completion of the BACB approved course sequence prepares students to meet the academic requirements to apply for certification as a Board Certified Behavioral Analyst. The BACB approval applies to Capella’s Master of Science in Psychology specialization in Applied Behavior Analysis, and its graduate Certificate in Applied Behavior Analysis.

“This approval is a recognition of Capella’s rigor and academic quality, as the BACB certifies candidates who are seeking to become Board Certified Behavior Analysts,” said Curtis R Brant, PhD, dean of Psychology with Capella’s Harold Abel School of Social and Behavioral Sciences.

As of Sept. 30, 2013, approximately 35,000 students were enrolled at Capella. The learning and career outcomes of Capella’s students and alumni can be found at www.capellaresults.org.

For expense, completion and outcome information regarding Capella’s Master of Science in Psychology specialization in Applied Behavior Analysis, and its graduate Certificate in Applied Behavior Analysis, visit http://www.capella.edu/online-degrees/masters-applied-behavior-analysis and http://www.capella.edu/online-degrees/certificate-applied-behavior-analysis.

About Capella University
Capella University is a regionally accredited online university* that offers online degree programs designed to help working adults advance in their careers. Over 70 percent of Capella students are currently enrolled in master's or doctoral degree programs in business, counseling, education, health administration, homeland security, human resource management, human services, information technology, nonprofit management and leadership, nursing, psychology, public administration, public health, public safety, and social work. Capella also offers bachelor's degree programs in business, information technology, nursing, psychology, and public safety. Within those areas, Capella currently offers 143 graduate and undergraduate specializations and 21 certificate programs. Approximately 35,000 learners were enrolled as of Sept. 30, 2013, from all 50 states and 61 other countries. Capella is committed to providing high-caliber academic excellence and pursuing balanced business growth. Founded in 1993, Capella University is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Capella Education Company, headquartered in Minneapolis. For more information, please visit http://www.capella.edu or call 1.888.CAPELLA (227.3552).

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*Capella University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA), www.ncahlc.org.
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Capella University
Michael Walsh, 612-977-5661
michael.walsh@capella.edu

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The Behavior Analyst Certification Board (BACB) approves Capella University course sequence for taking the BCBA examination

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Capella University
Michael Walsh, 612-977-5661
michael.walsh@capella.edu