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Psychology Degrees & Certificates

Study and Understand Human Behavior

Build a strong foundation of knowledge and skills associated with human behavior and motivations with a Capella online psychology degree or certificate program that can help prepare you for a variety of careers.


PhD in Psychology

 Broaden your knowledge of human behavior and focus on advanced research in your chosen specialization of psychology while diving deeper into areas such as teaching, consulting, and leadership.


Doctor of Psychology

Prep for state licensure eligibility with clinical training and an advanced scientific study of mental disorders, assessment, and psychotherapy for adults and children. 


Doctor of Psychology in School Psychology

Learn to lead strategies that positively impact young people while developing proficiencies in consultation, supervision, evaluation, ethics, intervention and prevention, and more.


MS in Psychology

Gain entry into the psychology field by applying psychological theories, research methods, and evidence-based practices and principles to your knowledge of human behavior.


MS in Clinical Psychology

Deepen your knowledge of human behavior through the scientific study of mental disorders, standardized assessments, and exposure to the theories of psychotherapy.  


BS in Psychology

Learn skills in research, critical thinking, problem-solving, and analysis, as you gain a foundational education in psychology and develop an understanding of human learning, emotions, and behaviors.


BS in Psychology Pre-Counseling

Build a strong foundation of knowledge and skills in psychology while also starting on a pathway to earning your accredited master’s degree in counseling from Capella.


Psychology Certificates

Earn a marketable credential with a graduate certificate in Applied Behavior Analysis or Play Therapy, and gain specialized knowledge to improve your career.

Individual Courses

Move closer towards your goals, one course at a time. Take an individual Capella course in subject areas including counseling, psychology, nursing, business, and more.

We believe in being transparent about the real cost, time, and value of a Capella degree. Learn more about Capella’s learning outcomes and gainful employment.

Accredited & Respected

Capella University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

Accreditation and recognitions provide the assurance we meet standards for quality of faculty, curriculum, learner services, and fiscal stability. See all of our accreditations and recognitions

Why Choose Capella?

Whether your focus is supporting others, conducting research, or advancing your career options, at Capella you’ll find online psychology degree and certificate programs that fit your schedule and goals.


Professionally Aligned Curriculum

Our competency-based curriculum is aligned to cover what experts in the field have determined is most important.

Online Education. Two Ways.

To meet the needs of busy professionals, in select programs we offer two online learning formats—GuidedPath and FlexPath.

Support Every Step of the Way

We’ll support you throughout your degree with coaches, and counselors who get to know you and what you need to succeed.

Scholar-Practitioner Faculty

Learn from faculty engaged in their professions—who hold top academic credentials and teach from real-world experience. 

Ways to Help Save Time & Money

Keep your out-of-pocket costs down by saving with tuition discounts or scholarships. 

Programs that Fit Your Life

Our flexible online programs let you tackle coursework on your schedule with 24/7 access to your courseroom anytime, anywhere, on any device.

Ready for the Next Step?

Learning online doesn't mean going it alone. Help is here. From faculty, coaches, advisors, and more. Plus a supportive community of students who are as passionate about their careers as you are about yours.