Discover all you can about the human mind, and put that knowledge to work. Whether your focus is scholarship or research, Capella’s PhD in Psychology program provides tools you can use to help expand your career options.
Our competency-based curriculum integrates core psychology and research coursework with relevant specialization content.
Experts will support you throughout your coursework, residencies, and
dissertation to keep you moving toward your goal of a PhD.
Learn the latest in theory and practice from experienced doctoral faculty who are actively engaged in their professions.
In our psychology research seminar course you’ll work side by side with faculty to gain research experience.
Tackle coursework on your schedule with 24/7 online access to your courseroom anytime, anywhere, on any device.
Our PhD in 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.
Learn more about admissions requirements, costs, and courses for your specialization.
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