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Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Psychology - General Psychology

Capella University



While in the online Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Psychology - General Psychology degree program from the Capella University, students have the option of creating an individualized, academic-track that will guide them in gaining the necessary skills and knowledge that is needed for obtaining their professional goals and research interests.

This online healthcare program offers its students the option of establishing their academic careers in areas of:

  • Addiction
  • Family
  • Health psychology
  • Education
  • Business
  • Human services

This is an excellent online psychology degree program for those individuals who are looking for career options such as faculty or administrative training positions in areas higher education, business or the military, or careers in consulting, institutional research, or program evaluation or administration.

Capella University is dedicated to the advancement of its students' academic studies through the use of research and scholarship, and will instill in its students the ability to apply psychological concepts to a variety of areas, including:

  • Teaching
  • Administration
  • Research
  • Consulting
  • Coaching
  • Management
  • Leadership

All applicants must have a Master's degree from a regionally accredited institution, graduate GPA of at least 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale), appropriate educational and professional experience for admission to the specialization.

Accreditation Information

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

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