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HAROLD ABEL SCHOOL OF SOCIAL AND BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES

PSYD Doctor of Psychology School Psychology

Overview

Capella University's online PsyD in School Psychology program advances your ability to lead strategies that positively impact young people.

Aligned with national curriculum standards for school psychology, this rigorous program is the first and only school psychology PsyD program offered online. Through online coursework, graduate teaching opportunities, and practicum and internship field experiences, you'll develop proficiencies in consultation, supervision, evaluation, research and planning, ethics, and intervention and prevention strategies.

The Professional Education Unit (PEU) at Capella University is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE), www.ncate.org. This accreditation covers advanced educator preparation programs at Capella University. However, the accreditation does not include individual education courses that the institution offers to P-12 educators for professional development, relicensure, or other purposes.

A Unique Approach to Education

The Building Blocks of Your PsyD

Your PsyD in School Psychology includes online coursework, six graduate teaching residencies, and in-person fieldwork experiences. Each facet of your education builds on the others to take you through your program and to your goal of a PsyD.

View a sample course sequence to understand program timing and see how your coursework, colloquia, comprehensive exams, and dissertation all fit together.

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 PsyD in School Psychology from Capella, you'll effectively lead problem solving, strategize a process for consultation and collaboration with professionals, as well as develop, monitor, and evaluate interventions. Additionally you will be able to integrate knowledge of school system structure and evidence-based practice and design strategies to supervise and mentor school psychologists. 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 PsyD in School Psychology include faculty member, school psychologist, diagnostician, program evaluator, administrator, researcher or consultant. Potential workplaces include land-based or online college or university, community college, P–12 public or private school, private practice, consulting firm, hospital, clinic or government agency.