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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 to delve more deeply into the topics of your choice.

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 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.

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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.