Analyze professional literature in the educational psychology field
to determine its scientific merit.
Apply theoretical and proven research findings from educational
psychology to professional and academic activities.
Act in a manner consistent with ethical principles and standards of
educational psychology, both professionally and academically.
Demonstrate an understanding and sensitivity of group and individual differences.
Effectively communicate psychological concepts and information within
the professional community and to the public.
Learn the latest in theory and practice from experienced doctoral
faculty who are actively engaged in their professions.
Our competency-based education approach allows you to immediately
apply coursework learning 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.
Professionally Credible, Professionally Aligned
This program is built on core foundational psychology coursework to ensure professional credibility. This specialization is designed for those interested in understanding the psychological foundations of education, instruction, psychological research, and stages of development.
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percent competency-based, online learning formats to best fit your
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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.
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Active-duty military service members, their spouses, and veterans
could be eligible for a discount.
We can accept many transfer credits from regionally accredited
Our master's in psychology, education psychology program will help
you gain knowledge of the application of learning, human development
and socialization, ethics, tests and measurements, and research
|Course Number||Course Title|
|PSY7864||Quantitative Design and Analysis|
|PSY6100||Introduction to Educational Psychology|
|PSY7411||Learning Theories in Psychology|
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Here are just some of the career options you could explore with our
MS in Psychology, Educational Psychology degree.
*These are examples intended to serve as a general guide. Some
positions may prefer or even require previous experience, licensure,
certifications, and/or other designations along with a degree. Because
many factors determine what position an individual may attain, Capella
cannot guarantee that a graduate will secure any specific job title, a
promotion, salary increase, or other career outcome. We encourage you
to research requirements for your job target and career goals.