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PsyD in School Psychology
Doctor of Psychology

Accelerate your career and help students overcome obstacles. Capella’s PsyD in School Psychology equips you with theoretical and practical tools to assess students, consult with school personnel, and supervise school psychologists.

Develop your expertise through online coursework, graduate teaching, clinical practicum, and internships. Gain the skills to pursue supervisory positions in school districts or higher education and make a lasting difference in the lives of students.

Scholar-practitioner faculty

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

Residency

Network with faculty and peers, and gain access to valuable resources to use during your program and beyond, through a doctoral residency.

Practicum/internship

Apply your skills and knowledge with direct client contact and supervision, in both a part-time practicum and a full-time internship.

Prepare for licensure

This program features online coursework and face-to-face experiences, both designed to help you pursue licensure. Learn more

Classes start October 10

Use the code SUMMER to waive the $50 application fee.

At a glance

  • Online and in-person
  • 20 Core courses
  • 4 Residency courses
  • 2 Practicum courses
  • 4 Internship courses
  • Comprehensive exam

What can you do with a PsyD in School Psychology degree?

Your education can help you reach your professional and personal goals. Here are some of the jobs and employment settings to consider with a PsyD in School Psychology.

Related job titles to explore*

  • Adjunct or part-time psychology faculty
  • Full-time psychology faculty
  • School psychologist
  • Diagnostician
  • Program evaluator/director
  • Administrator
  • Researcher
  • Consultant

Employment settings to explore

  • Land-based or online college or university
  • Community college
  • P-12 public schools
  • P-12 private schools
  • Consulting firm
  • Private practice
  • Hospital
  • Government–state, federal
  • School system district office
  • Community mental health clinic

*These are examples intended to serve as a general guide. Some positions may prefer or even require previous experience, licensure, certifications, and/or other designations along with a degree. Because many factors determine what position an individual may attain, Capella cannot guarantee that a graduate will secure any specific job title, a promotion, salary increase, or other career outcome. We encourage you to research requirements for your job target and career goals.

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