Capella University

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

Program Details

The Capella Master’s in Applied Research specialization provides a direct path to a Clinical PsyD or PhD, with coursework that encompasses research and practice-oriented skills and knowledge. You’ll not only receive the foundation to engage in academic or research positions, but you’ll be set to pursue further doctoral study.

Begin to understand the profession by engaging in courses led by practitioner-scholars who emphasize application of psychological theories, psychological assessment, psychopathology, research methods, and ethical principles.

The Applied Research specialization curriculum will help you apply theoretical and research findings to professional and academic activities. This specialization meets many prerequisites for PhD and PsyD programs.

Common jobs with an online program in applied research include research psychologist, research associate, research scientist, adjunct or part-time faculty or instructor. Potential workplaces include mental health clinic, correctional facility, health care system, hospital – inpatient or outpatient, nonprofit organization, government – local, state or federal, military, land-based or online college/university or community college.

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    Program Overview

    • Degree Level:
      Master
    • Delivery Format:
      100% Online
    • Completion Time:
      55
    • 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:
      $27,675.00
    • Estimated Degree Cost - Out Of State:
      $27,675.00
    • 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 2.3 or higher on a 4.0 scale

    Accreditation & Licensing

    Capella University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

    • Higher Learning Commission: www.hlcommission.org.
    • Capella University, Capella Tower, 225 South Sixth Street, Ninth Floor, Minneapolis, MN 55402.

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    Disclosure

    Capella University cannot guarantee licensure, endorsement, certification, authorization, other professional credentials, 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 for more information.

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