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Educational Psychology
MS in Psychology

Apply the science of learning to help improve educational outcomes in a changing world. The online MS in Psychology, Educational Psychology from Capella University equips you with advanced knowledge of the psychological foundations of education, instruction, and the stages of human development. You’ll acquire theoretical and practical skills that include critical thinking, problem-solving, cognition, research, and cutting-edge methods in the field of education. Prepare for leadership roles in a wide range of public and private educational settings.

Put learning into practice

Through competency-based education, you can take the advanced theories you’re learning and apply them directly to your profession.

Explore critical theory

Dive deeper into theory and applied research, and develop the ability to communicate psychological concepts with precision and clarity.

Build a strong foundation

Strengthen your skill set with a curriculum that blends psychological theory and research with critical thinking and the science of learning.

Classes start February 7

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

At a Glance

  • Online
  • FlexPath available
  • 4 Core courses
  • 5 Specialization courses
  • 1 Integrative project
  • 48 Total credits (15 max transfer)

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.