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Capella University's online Master's in Educational Psychology program advances your knowledge of instructional strategies and designs that are effective across different age groups. You will gain an understanding of the psychological foundations of education, instruction, psychological research, and stages of development.

To learn more about this program, request more information and we will match you with an enrollment counselor who specializes in your area of study.

FlexPath: A More Direct Path to Your Degree

FlexPath can help you earn your degree on your own schedule, at your own pace — with the potential to save you time and money. FlexPath self-paced learning allows you to move quickly through subjects you’re more familiar with or more slowly as needed. You’ll develop the same mastery — and earn the same degree — as the structured version of your degree program, only in a more efficient, more personalized way. Learn more about FlexPath Self-Paced Learning.

Degree Outcomes

With your Master's in Educational Psychology from Capella, you'll acquire a broad base of information on learning outcomes, testing, research methods, and data analysis. You also learn to communicate psychological concepts and information effectively within the professional community and to the public, using the professional standards of the discipline. Discover specifically what you'll learn — and how you can apply it.

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Career Outcomes

Common jobs with an online program in educational psychology include research assistant, test developer, instructor or educational program manager. Potential workplaces include community college, school district, government or research organization.