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Master of Science (MS) in General Psychology

Capella University



With Capella University's online Master of Science (MS) in Psychology - General Psychology degree program, students are able to work with expert faculty members in developing the well-rounded understanding that is needed for succeeding in any mental health, human service and health care organizations.

During the course of this online general psychology degree program, students can choose to focus their psychological studies in areas, such as addiction, family, health psychology, or design. This interdisciplinary program also blends psychology with education, business, or human services courses.

The online psychology classes in this program will aid students in building their competence of the core psychological principals that are needed for obtaining a specialist or supervisory position, or for preparing for continuing their advanced study and seeking doctoral degrees in psychology.

Master's degree requirements in this program do not prepare graduates for licensure as a professional counselor or psychologist, and some specializations require in-person residency and field training experiences, providing opportunities for you to apply new knowledge and skills.

Applicants must have a Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited or internationally recognized institution, undergraduate GPA of at least 2.7 (on a 4.0 scale), appropriate educational and professional experience.

Accreditation Information

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

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