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Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Psychology - Educational Psychology

Capella University



The online Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Psychology - Educational Psychology degree program from Capella University has been created to deepen each student's knowledge of the application of psychological aspects to the field of educational development and research.

This online psychology degree program allows students to mold this online degree program to meet their professional needs and research interests.

Students have the option of choosing which electives will best fit their needs, elective options include:

  • Instructional design science
  • Teaching science
  • Developmental science

This is an ideal psychology program for those individuals who are looking to obtain positions, such as:

  • Professors
  • Educational psychologist
  • Researchers,
  • Program administrators
  • Consultants

The focus of this online educational psychology degree program is on the advancement of academic studies, and offers its students a flexible option for conducting research and scholarship in their specific focus.

Graduates of this online psychology program will learn the process of applying various psychological principles to a number of areas, such as teaching, administration, research, consulting, coaching, management, or 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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