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Educational Psychology


Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology

Advance your professional expertise and expand your knowledge of teaching and learning. The online PhD in Psychology, Educational Psychology from Capella University is designed for those who want to conduct research, contribute ideas to the field, or teach at the college level.

Coursework is focused on learning, cognition, instruction, and development. This program can prepare you to pursue opportunities in fields such as higher education, corporate training, and instructional technology.

Understand the psychology of teaching

Study areas relevant to your career; focus on child and adolescent development, program evaluation and measurement, or psychology teaching and instruction.

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 November 9

Use the code FALL to waive the $50 application fee

At a Glance

  • Online
  • 7 Core courses
  • 9 Specialized courses
  • 25 max transfer credits
  • 3 Dissertation research seminars
  • Comprehensive Exam
  • Dissertation

Reduce your tuition by $20K

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