Research and evaluate sources of knowledge, theory, and best
practices within child development.
Critically examine the scientific and practical value of research and
literature pertaining to child and adolescent development.
Enhance your ability to communicate knowledge, theory, and best
Apply ethical and best professional practice principles to your work
with children, adolescents, and families.
Recognize, value, and respect cultural and ethnic diversity among
children, adolescents, and their families.
All our faculty members hold doctorates and bring years of
experience, as well as the latest theories and practices to
Our competency-based learning model allows you to immediately apply
valuable skills to the work you do every day.
Thanks to FlexPath, you can earn your degree on your own schedule, at
your own pace, potentially saving you time and money.
Our original learning format offers extra structure for those who
want it. We'll set the schedule, you meet the deadlines.
Our self-paced learning format lets you take courses at your own
speed, moving onto the next course when you're ready.
Speak with an enrollment counselor to get a personalized cost estimate for what you can expect to pay.
*This is only an estimate, using general program pricing. Your price may be higher or lower depending on your specialization, transfer credits, tuition discounts, and (in FlexPath) the speed at which you move through the program. Fees, including application fees and resource kits, are not included in this estimate. The GuidedPath prices show the tuition you would pay if you brought in the average number of transfer credits or the maximum allowed transfer credits. The FlexPath prices show the tuition you would pay if you brought in an average number of transfer credits and you moved at the speed of a typical FlexPath student or as quickly as the fastest FlexPath students (90th percentile). New or recently revised programs base their estimate on comparable programs.
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Military service members and their spouses could be eligible for a
We can accept many transfer credits from regionally accredited
Many employers and organizations partner with Capella to offer
tuition discounts. Talk to an enrollment counselor to learn
Curriculum in Capella’s online master’s in psychology, child and
adolescent development program focuses on prenatal, child, and
adolescent development, physical and mental health, and social and
educational issues in child and adolescent development.
|Course Number||Course Title|
|PSY6010||Human Prenatal Development|
|PSY6020||Topics in Child and Adolescent Development|
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They’re here to help find a program fit and set you up for
Want to learn more about courses, instructors, or resources? Ask our
advisors—they know all about the details of your program.
Our distinguished faculty members hold top credentials in their
fields. They’re here to teach the knowledge and skills you’ll need,
For this team, it’s more than résumés and interview tips. It’s about
thoughtful and strategic career planning—beyond graduation.
Society, family, and culture all play a role in the development of
children and adolescents.
Learn how licensure, education methods, and workplaces differ in
clinical vs. non-clinical psychology.
A visual guide to help you find a career in psychology that fits your
personal and professional ambitions.
Here are just some of the career options you could explore with our
online master's in psychology, child and adolescent development
*These examples are intended to serve as a general guide. Many factors determine what position an individual may attain, and Capella can’t guarantee a graduate will secure any specific job title.