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Child Development & Psychology at Capella University

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Child Development & Psychology at Capella University

Every child development and psychology school has its own distinct culture and strengths. We've pulled together some statistics and other details to help you see how the child development program at Capella University stacks up to those at other schools.

Capella University is located in Minneapolis, Minnesota and approximately 36,284 students attend the school each year.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Child Development & Psychology section at the bottom of this page.

Capella University Child Development & Psychology Degrees Available

  • Master’s Degree in Child Development

Online Classes Are Available at Capella University

If you are a working student or have a busy schedule, you may want to consider taking online classes. While these classes used to be mostly populated by returning adults, more and more traditional students are turning to this option.

Capella University does offer online education options in child development for the following degree levels for those interested in distance learning:

  • Master’s Degree

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Child Development Student Demographics at Capella University

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the child development majors at Capella University.

Capella University Child Development & Psychology Master’s Program

90% Women
27% Racial-Ethnic Minorities
During the 2018-2019 academic year, 113 students graduated with a master's degree in child development from Capella University. About 10% were men and 90% were women.

Capella University Gender Breakdown of Child Development & Psychology Master's Degree Grads

Of the students who received a child development master's degree from Capella University, 54% were white. This is above average for this degree on the natiowide level.

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Capella University with a master's in child development.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Child Development & Psychology Majors at Capella University
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 22
Hispanic or Latino 8
White 61
International Students 1
Other Races/Ethnicities 20

Careers That Child Development Grads May Go Into

A degree in child development can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for MN, the home state for Capella University.

Occupation Jobs in MN Average Salary in MN
Managers 9,350 $128,590
Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists 3,220 $85,860
Psychology Professors 710 $86,380
Psychologists 440 $93,310


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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