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Developmental Psychology
Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology

Advance your knowledge with an online PhD in Psychology with a specialization in Developmental Psychology from Capella University. This program is designed to give a deep understanding of how people grow and change.

Learn ways to encourage well-being and psychological health as a teacher, researcher, or policy and care advocate.

Relevant, real-world learning

Your psychology coursework allows you to conduct research in consultation with Capella faculty.

Complementary coursework approach

Get direct, intensive experience with face-to-face residencies that enhance your online coursework and help you complete your program successfully.

Scholar-practitioner faculty

Learn the latest in theory and practice from experienced doctoral faculty actively engaged in their professions.

Classes start February 7

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

At a Glance

  • Online
  • 7 Core courses
  • 9 Specialized courses
  • 25 max transfer credits
  • 3 Doctoral Project Development Seminars
  • Comprehensive exam

Reduce your tuition by $20,000

Enroll in a qualified program and apply for a $20K Capella Progress Reward, a scholarship to help fund your doctoral degree.