Master of Science in Clinical Psychology Program

Harold Abel School of Psychology

Make a difference in clinical psychology

People struggling with mental health and behavioral issues need compassionate, professional support to show them ways to overcome their challenges. With a master’s in clinical psychology, you can gain the skills to help make a difference in their lives.

Our online MS in Clinical Psychology program emphasizes a competency-based, scientific study of mental disorders. You’ll explore how assessments work and delve into the important theories and practical applications of psychotherapy. 

Your coursework will get you ready for work in a research, clinical practice, consulting, or government setting, or prepare you for a doctoral-level program.

MS in Clinical Psychology program specializations

Learn more about admission requirements, costs, and courses for your specialization.

Accredited & recognized

Capella University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

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Why choose Capella?

Scholar-practitioner faculty

Learn the latest in theory and practice from experienced doctoral faculty who are actively engaged in their professions. 

Professionally aligned curriculum

Our courses are developed around nationally recognized standards, with curriculum that’s professionally aligned to help you achieve your goals.

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