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People struggling with mental and behavioral issues need compassionate, professional support. The MS in Clinical Psychology program at Capella is designed to help strengthen your skills in one of three specializations.
This program emphasizes a competency-based, scientific study of mental and behavioral health. Learn how assessments work, explore theories of psychotherapy and clinical techniques and develop a professional skill set to help you make an impact.
As an MS in Clinical Psychology student, you’ll begin with core courses that lay the foundation for your program and help strengthen your skills in key areas of the field. From there, you’ll move into the coursework for your chosen specialization to grow your expertise and advance toward your final project.
Capella University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.
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Applicants to the MS in Clinical Psychology program must provide the following information for admission:
GRE and GMAT are not required for admission.
View full admission requirements for each MHA specialization: Applied Research, Clinical Counseling, Forensic Psychology
The total cost of your MS in Clinical Psychology program will depend on your specialization, scholarships and finances, transfer credits, academic performance and other factors.
Find detailed tuition information and cost scenarios for each specialization: Applied Research, Clinical Counseling, Forensic Psychology
Every professional journey is different. Your chosen specialization can help you leverage your unique passions and interests to build advanced expertise for the next phases of your career in clinical psychology.*
*Capella cannot guarantee any specific job, promotion, salary increase or other career outcomes. You will need to conduct your own research to understand what opportunities may be available to you. Note that some career paths may prefer or even require previous experience, licensure, certifications or other designations along with a degree.
Learn the latest in theory and practice from experienced doctoral faculty who are actively engaged in their professions.
Our courses are developed around nationally recognized standards, with curriculum that’s professionally aligned to help you achieve your goals.
This coursework meets many of the prerequisites for PhD in Psychology and PsyD in Clinical Psychology programs and can simplify your path to doctoral study.