Learn with faculty who are active within
their professions and bring real-world experience to the
Professionally aligned curriculum is
designed around APA guidelines to ensure you’re learning the latest
theories and practices.
Dive into your program with support from
instructors, mentors, and a team dedicated to helping you complete
Focus your studies on areas most relevant
to your career goals with emphases in child and adolescent
development, program evaluation and measurement, and psychology
teaching and instruction.
Engage with curriculum featuring courses
with an applied focus designed to hone key skills that can help you be
effective as an educator in a variety of settings.
Your online coursework is complemented
with face-to-face residencies designed to give you intensive, hands-on
experience to successfully complete your program and be effective in
Our PhD in Psychology, Educational Psychology program is designed to
remove roadblocks for you and demystify the dissertation process. This
unique approach centers on supporting you in three ways: through
program structure, a dedicated faculty and support team, and online
resources. To help generate momentum toward graduation, you’ll begin
your dissertation early in the program. Our faculty, support team, and
online resources will help guide you every step of the way.
Our original learning format offers extra structure for those who
want it. We'll set the schedule, you meet the deadlines.
Speak with an enrollment counselor to get a personalized cost estimate for what you can expect to pay.
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.
Capella scholarships, available for qualifying students, aren’t need-based and never have to be repaid.
Active-duty military service members, their spouses, and veterans
could be eligible for a discount.
Many employers and organizations partner with Capella to offer
tuition discounts. Talk to an enrollment counselor to learn
The online PhD in Psychology, Educational Psychology curriculum
offers knowledge in learning, instruction, and research. Core
coursework provides a foundation of the science of psychology, and
specialization courses provide a deep dive into a subject. The program
includes dissertation research seminars which allow you to
get an early start on your dissertation.
|Course Number||Course Title|
|PSY7422||Learning Theories in Psychology|
|PSY7510||Psychology of Personality|
|PSY8100||Principles of Educational Psychology|
Whether you’re looking to pursue a career
in educational research, teaching in higher education, or corporate
training, our PhD in Psychology, Educational Psychology can help you
get there by providing the knowledge to:
Calculate the potential ROI of a PhD in Psychology with a simple formula.
Need help deciding between a PsyD and PhD? Learn the differences
between these doctoral degree programs.
Learn more about Capella's PhD in Psychology program and available specializations.
*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.