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General Psychology Specialization Master of Science in Psychology

Harold Abel School of Social and Behavioral Science

Admission Requirements

Applicants must provide the following information for admission to Capella programs and specializations.

  • Bachelor’s degree from an institution accredited by a U.S. Department of Education-recognized accrediting agency or an internationally recognized institution.
  • Your official bachelor’s transcripts, minimum grade point average of 2.3 or higher on a 4.0 scale.
  • A $50 non-refundable application fee. Fee is required to initiate an application for admission and must be paid as part of the application process. The fee covers the cost of transcript requests, transcript evaluation and other administrative costs.
  • GRE and GMAT are not required for admission.

 Admission Requirements

Applicants for our FlexPath Self-Paced Learning option must also meet the following criteria:

  • The recommended minimum GPA is 3.0, although those with lower GPAs may be considered if providing additional documentation for review.

Step Into FlexPath is an option for those who don’t qualify for FlexPath. Start a program in our structured, online format, and then transition into FlexPath upon successful completion of two courses, at a 3.0 GPA or higher.

Masters in Psychology Degree Online | Admission Requirements - Capella University

International Student Requirements

You are considered an international applicant if you completed your highest degree outside of the U.S., regardless of where you currently live. International applications include all U.S. citizens and non-U.S. citizens who have completed their most recent academic coursework, degree, or credential at an institution outside the U.S.

In addition to the above admission requirements, you will need to submit these materials:

  • Minimum scores and acceptable tests for proof of English proficiency
  • Foreign transcript evaluation
Masters in Psychology Degree Online | Admission Requirements - Capella University

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