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PhD - Psychology

This online PhD program in General Psychology offers you the opportunity to create an individualized, academic-track program designed to meet your professional goals and research interests. Choose established areas of psychological study such as addiction or health psychology, or design an interdisciplinary program that blends psychology with education, business, or human services courses.

With your PhD in General Psychology from Capella, you'll learn how to design, plan, and conduct appropriate research in the field of psychology. You'll also learn to think critically in response to psychological challenges and perform ethically in personal and professional interactions.

Common jobs with an online PhD in General Psychology include consultant, dean of faculty, instructor, program administrator/director or researcher. Potential workplaces include hospital/health care system, human resource department, law enforcement, mental health clinic or nonprofit organization.

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).
RequirementsDoctoral students must have a master's degree from an institution accredited by a U.S. Department of Education-recognized accrediting agency or an internationally recognized institution.
Education LevelDoctorate
LanguageEnglish
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