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Master of Science (MS) in School Psychology

Capella University



This is an ideal program for any individual who is looking to develop an in-depth understanding of the place that psychology plays in the social, emotional, academic, behavioral, and cognitive well-being of children and adolescents within a school setting. For this, Capella University has created their online Master of Science (MS) in Psychology - School Psychology degree program.

Throughout the course of this online school psychology program, each student will develop respect for individual differences, collaborative problem solving, and empirically-based interventions.

This online masters degree in school psychology includes a year-in-residence, and field training experiences, as a part of its in-depth curriculum.

This is an excellent online school psychology degree program for those individuals who are looking to pursue careers, such as:

  • School psychologists
  • Diagnosticians
  • Crisis specialists
  • Program evaluators in public school districts

Students in this online psychology degree program will gain an expertise of core psychological concepts, and their application to various school related issues.

This online degree in school psychology degree program may require students to do an in-person residency and field training experience. This program will aid students in applying their newly gained knowledge to real-world situations.

Learners interested in applying for state licensure or national certification as a school psychologist will need to enroll in both this master's degree specialization and the Specialist Certificate in School Psychology.

All 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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