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Child and Adolescent Development
MS in Psychology

Gain a deeper understanding of the developing mind and help build a brighter future. The MS in Psychology, Child & Adolescent Development from Capella University prepares you to facilitate positive outcomes in the lives of children, adolescents, and families today. You’ll acquire a broad psychological skill set to address mental health, social, and educational issues in diverse professional settings, from education to human services. Sharpen your ability to evaluate and apply best practices, and learn how to advocate for policies that make a difference in the real world.

Deepen your understanding

Research and evaluate theory, best practices, and sources of knowledge within the field of child development.

Analyze & evaluate

Critically examine the scientific and practical value of research and literature pertaining to child and adolescent development.

Relevant & applicable

Our competency-based learning model allows you to apply new and valuable skills to the work you do every day.

Classes start February 7

Use the code WINTER to waive the $50 application fee.

At a Glance

  • Online
  • FlexPath available
  • 4 Core courses
  • 6 Specialization courses
  • Integrative project

With FlexPath, you can earn your master’s in psychology in 14 months for $14,000.*

*Based on fastest 25% of students. Your program length and cost will vary by transfer credits, the per-session cost, and how quickly you complete courses. Books, supplies, and other fees apply.