MS – Child and Adolescent Development
Capella University

Program Details

Use this advanced online degree from Northcentral to help children resolve crises in their lives outside of clinical practice.  With Capella’s online MS in Psychology with an emphasis in Child & Adolescent Developmental, you can work within government, nonprofits, education and other settings where clinical training is not necessary.  The program explores contemporary issues in the field and how to apply data and research analyses, intervention methods, theory and practice to them. Students can choose from Capella’s FlexPath or GuidedPath learning platform. Coursework usually involves:

  • Human Prenatal Development
  • Topics in Child and Adolescent Development
  • Lifespan Development
  • Child Psychology

Learning Pace


Learning Schedule


% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Capella University is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

  • Higher Learning Commission:, 800.621.7440 
  • Capella University, Capella Tower, 225 South Sixth Street, Ninth Floor, Minneapolis, MN 55402, 1.888.CAPELLA (227.3552),

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Application Requirements

Additional Materials May Be Requested, Official College Transcript(s)