Capella University Online Psychology Degree Programs

MS in Psychology - School Psychology

Prepare yourself to deal with the social, academic, emotional, behavioral, and cognitive well-being of children and adolescents within a school environment. This detailed school psychology specialization from Capella University stresses respect for individual differences, collaborative problem solving, and empirically-based interventions. It includes online course work, part I of a year-in-residence, and field training experiences. 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. People who choose this specialization are typically pursuing careers as school psychologists, diagnosticians, crisis specialists, or program evaluators in public school districts, but may also seek employment in other educational settings.