Apply critical-thinking in response to psychological
Lead the profession of psychology, embracing research and best
Apply ethical principles and standards of psychology to academic and
Understand, respect, and respond to differences and diversity in the
practice of psychology.
Effectively communicate psychological concepts and information within
the professional community and public.
Get real-world skills. Our research in psychology course allows you
to conduct research alongside Capella faculty.
Our applied teaching track program helps you gain experience as a
teaching assistant or tutor.
Learn the latest in theory and practice from experienced doctoral
faculty who are actively engaged in their professions.
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.
*This is only an estimate, using general program pricing, and
it does not include fees (including application and resource kit fees).
Your price may be higher or lower depending on your
specialization, transfer credits, and tuition discounts. If transfer
credits are allowed in this offering, the prices above show what you
would pay if you brought in the average number of transfer credits
and the price if you brought in the maximum allowed transfer credits.
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.
Military service members and their spouses could be eligible for a
Many employers and organizations partner with Capella to offer
tuition discounts. Talk to an enrollment counselor to learn
In our PhD in Psychology, General Psychology program, you'll learn
how to design, plan, and conduct appropriate research in the field of psychology.
Allows you to work extensively on your dissertation topic, methodology, literature review, and research plan from the beginning of your program.
During your dissertation, you’ll be matched with an experienced
mentor who will help you stay on track to completing your
Enhance the skills you develop in your program coursework through these intensive, onsite experiences with students and faculty.
|Course Number||Course Title|
|PSY7660||Survey Construction and Administration|
|PSY8626||Multivariate Statistics: Theory and Application|
|PSY8635||Advanced Qualitative Analysis|
|PSY9001||Research in Psychology|
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
Our distinguished faculty members hold top credentials in their
fields. They’re here to teach the knowledge and skills you’ll need,
A doctoral degree takes special effort. It's why we offer expert
support at every step to keep you moving forward toward your
For this team, it’s more than résumés and interview tips. It’s about
thoughtful and strategic career planning—beyond graduation.
Here are just some of the career options you could explore with our PhD in Psychology, General Psychology degree.
*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.