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Capella University's online Master's in School Psychology program prepares you to address adolescent cognitive well-being in educational settings.

This program stresses respect for individual differences, collaborative problem-solving, and empirically based interventions. It includes online coursework, part one of a year-in-residence and field-training experiences, and is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE). Students interested in applying for state licensure or national certification as a school psychologist will need to enroll in both this master's degree specialization and the Specialist Certificate in School Psychology.

The Building Blocks of Your Master’s Program

Your MS in School Psychology program includes the following integrated components: online coursework and a year-in-residence. Each facet of your education builds on the others to take you through your program and to your goal of a Master’s degree.

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.

Degree Outcomes

With your Master's in School Psychology from Capella, you'll learn how to effectively engage in a problem solving approach, taking into consideration multiple variable, and strategize a process for consultation and collaboration with professionals in the school setting. You also learn to evaluate students on all dimensions of development, apply data and evidence to analyze challenges, and create programs that promote healthy learning environments. 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 School Psychology include behavior diagnostician, program evaluator or school psychologist. Potential workplaces include crisis service, government, P—12 public/private school, special education or youth service.