Capella University

MS - Studies in Human Behavior

Design and deliver more effective social services by increasing your understanding of the many circumstances that affect individual and group behavior, and gaining deeper knowledge and skills to address them. This online degree program includes opportunities to apply contemporary human behavior theory and research to the development, evaluation, and leadership of social and behavioral programs; employ strategies for critical thinking and writing in the human behavior discipline; develop approaches to providing ethnically and culturally sensitive services to individuals, groups, and organizations; and use established standards and ethics for professional behavior and service. People likely to choose this specialization include behavioral science, education, psychology, or social service professionals pursuing leadership, management, or consulting positions in social and behavioral service or advocacy organizations. This degree program is not designed to meet licensure requirements for the counseling, psychology, or social work professions.

Review of this program is pending in ND, SC, and TN.


Capella University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA), 30 N. LaSalle Street, Suite 2400, Chicago, IL 60602-2504, (312) 263-0456.

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