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MS - Psychology

Enrich your understanding of general psychological principles, theories, and research methodologies, then use electives to delve more deeply into specific topics. With this online Master's program in General Psychology, you can choose an established area of psychological study such as health psychology, select a family psychology concentration, or design an interdisciplinary program that blends psychology with education, business, or human services courses. Whether you're pursuing a new career or looking to advance in your current role, you'll learn skills that help position you to make a greater difference in your work.

With your Master's in General Psychology from Capella, you'll learn to apply theoretical and research findings, and ethical principles and standards. You'll also learn to think critically in the discipline of psychology and effectively communicate psychological concepts.

You can also earn your MS with a specialization in General Psychology with Capella's FlexPath, a new way to complete your degree on your own schedule. With FlexPath, you'll make the most of the knowledge and experience you already have while developing and demonstrating new skills and knowledge at your own pace. You will achieve the same learning outcomes as Capella's traditional online programs – and earn the same degree – only in a more efficient, personalized way.

Common jobs with an online program in general psychology include behavioral health specialist, clinical specialist, mental health workers or social services worker. Potential workplaces include community counseling center, government, mental health clinic, social service agency, college or university.

Capella University cannot guarantee licensure, endorsement, certification, authorization, other professional credential or salary advancement. State regulations and professional credential standards vary. It is the learner's responsibility to understand and comply with requirements for their states and professional associations. For more information on licensure, see the Licensure section on the School’s website. Enrollment restrictions and/or other restrictions may apply to certain programs. Contact Capella University for more information.

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AccreditationCapella University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA).
RequirementsMaster's students must have a bachelor's degree from an institution accredited by a U.S. Department of Education-recognized accrediting agency or an internationally recognized institution.
Delivery FormatOnline
Education LevelMaster
LanguageEnglish
Cost Per CreditTuition varies by school and degree program. To receive detailed information on Capella's tuition rates, request a free University Guide.