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MS Master of Science in Psychology General Psychology specialization

Overview

Capella University's online Master's in Psychology program is designed to help you make a greater difference with critical thinking, reasoning, and coping capabilities. Enrich your understanding of general psychological principles, theories, and research methodologies, and use electives to delve more deeply into the topics of your choice.

With this program, you can choose an established area of concentration, such as health psychology or family psychology, or you can design an interdisciplinary program that blends psychology with education, business, or human services courses.

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

If you are seeking information on professional licensure, view our licensure information.

FlexPath: New Self-Paced Learning Option

Complete your Master's in General Psychology with FlexPath, a new way to complete your degree on your own schedule. With FlexPath, you'll take advantage of the knowledge you already have to move quickly through more familiar subjects, while moving more slowly as needed to gain new knowledge and skills. You will develop the same skills as Capella's traditional online programs–and earn the same degree–only in a more efficient, personalized way.

Capella's FlexPath Degree in Master's in General Psychology has been approved by the Higher Learning Commission, but is pending approval by the U.S. Department of Education (ED). Individuals interested in FlexPath may apply for admission to Capella University, however learners will not be eligible to start this FlexPath program until ED approval has been received.

Degree Outcomes

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. Discover specifically what you'll learn — and how you can apply it.

View full learning and career outcomes report for this program at CapellaResults.com.

Career Outcomes

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.