Capella University

225 South 6th Street, 9th Floor, Minneapolis, MN 55402-3389

Program Details

Capella University's online Master's in Educational Psychology program advances your knowledge of instructional strategies and designs that are effective across different age groups. You will gain an understanding of the psychological foundations of education, instruction, psychological research, and stages of development.

With your Master's in Educational Psychology from Capella, you'll acquire a broad base of information on learning outcomes, testing, research methods, and data analysis. You also learn to communicate psychological concepts and information effectively within the professional community and to the public, using the professional standards of the discipline.

You can also earn your MS in Psychology with a specialization in Educational Psychology with Capella's FlexPath, a revolutionary way to complete your degree on your own schedule. With FlexPath, you'll make the most of the knowledge and experience you already have while developing and demonstrating new skills and knowledge at your own pace. You will achieve the same learning outcomes as Capella's traditional online programs – and earn the same degree – only in a more efficient, personalized way.

Common jobs with an online program in educational psychology include research assistant, test developer, instructor or educational program manager. Potential workplaces include community college, school district, government or research organization.

For current K-12 professionals interested in extending their education with a graduate degree. Capella University education programs do not lead to initial teacher licensure.

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    Program Overview

    • Degree Level:
      Master
    • Delivery Format:
      100% Online
    • Completion Time:
      50
    • Tuition Basis :
      Per Quarter Credit
    • In State Rate:
      $485.00
    • Out of State Rate:
      $485.00
    • Additional Fees :
      $1,000.00
    • Fees Overview :
      • Quarterly Resource Kit Fee: $125
    • Estimated Degree Cost - In State:
      $25,250.00
    • Estimated Degree Cost - Out Of State:
      $25,250.00
    • International Students Accepted:
      Yes
    • Accelerated Degree:
      No

    Requirements

    Your program of enrollment determines the admission requirements. 

    Basic requirements for all programs:

    • Admission application and non-refundable $50 application fee
    • Acknowledgement agreement
    • All applicants must understand, read, speak, and write fluently in English
    • Official transcript(s) from previous institutions for degree and post-degree coursework, if applicable

    Minimum level of education required:

    • Must have a bachelor’s degree from an institution accredited by a U.S. Department of Education-recognized accrediting agency or an internationally recognized institution
    • Minimum grade point average of 2.7 or higher on a 4.0 scale

    Accreditation & Licensing

    Capella University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. 

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

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    Capella University cannot guarantee licensure, endorsement, certification, authorization, other professional credentials, job placement or salary advancement. State regulations and professional credential standards vary. It is the learner’s responsibility to understand and comply with requirements for their states and professional associations. For more information on licensure, see the Licensure section on the school’s website. Enrollment restrictions and/or other restrictions may apply to certain programs. Contact Capella University at 1.866.679.9687 for more information.

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