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Leadership Coaching Psychology Specialization Master of Science in Psychology

Harold Abel School of Social and Behavioral Science

Overview

Executives and organizational leaders rate conflict management, mentoring skills and talent development as high-priority skills. Capella University's online Master's in Leadership Coaching Psychology program provides the philosophy and theory to give you tools for leadership development. You’ll gain an understanding of how to connect with people in a group or individually, develop communication skills, learn how to think critically about performance and productivity and sharpen research abilities, while gaining credentials to help business leaders excel.

The Building Blocks of Your Master’s Program

This program offers an opportunity to develop coaching expertise in the field of executive training. The curriculum, designed to reflect competencies outlined by the International Coaching Federation and the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, prepares you to apply psychological theory and practices to help leaders meet their professional and personal potential. We also provide the opportunity for an internship, if field work is necessary.

Degree Outcomes

With your Master's in Leadership Coaching Psychology from Capella, you'll learn how to apply best practices of leader coaching, assess and coach effectively, and understand business organizations and models of research and analysis. 

Career Outcomes

Common jobs with an online program in leadership coaching psychology include evidence-based coach or organizational development consultant. Potential workplaces include consulting firm, corporation, private coaching/consulting practice or training and development.

Detailed Program Information

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Classes Start October 9th

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Cost & Learning Format

Online education isn’t one size fits all. We know you’re busy—you need a learning experience tailored to your life, not the other way around. Capella has learning and tuition formats to suit you, however you learn. 

Our online-learning format that guides you along. You pay per credit; we set the deadlines. 

  • Based on the quarter system; 1–3 courses per 10-week quarter
  • 1 semester credit = 1.5 quarter credits
  • Weekly assignments and courseroom discussions
  • Pay for what you take, price varies by courseload or term
$485 per credit, 55 total quarter credits, 15 max transfer credits

Get the Details

Speak with an enrollment counselor to get a personalized cost estimate for what you can expect to pay.

Ways to Save

At Capella, we believe your education is an investment in your future. It’s also an investment within your grasp. Your goals are achievable–there are more ways to save than you might think. 

10% Military Discount

Military service members and their spouses could be eligible for a discount.

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Transfer Credits

We can accept many transfer credits from regionally accredited schools. 

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Employer & Association Discounts

Many employers and organizations partner with Capella to offer tuition discounts. Talk to an enrollment counselor to learn more. 

Sample Courses

Some of the courses you will take:

Course Number Course Title
PSY7510 Psychology of Personality
PSY7530 Psychology of Group Dynamics
PSY8768 Theory and Practice of Psychological Coaching
PSY8720 Psychology of Leadership
PSY8765 Testing and Assessment in Workplace Psychology

Faculty & Support

You’re never going it alone at Capella. Our dedicated faculty and support teams are waiting to guide, help, and advise you through every step of your educational journey.

Enrollment Counselors

These folks are superstars. We hear it from our students (and grads). They’re here to help find a program fit and set you up for success.  

Advisors

Want to learn more about courses, instructors, or resources? Ask our advisors–they know all about the details of your program.

Faculty

Our distinguished faculty holds top credentials in their fields. They’re here to teach the knowledge and skills you’ll need, now. 

Career Center

For this team, it’s more than resumes and interview tips. It’s about thoughtful and strategic career planning–beyond graduation.

Masters in Leadership Coaching Psychology Online - Capella University

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