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PSYD Doctor of Psychology Clinical Psychology specialization


Capella University's online Doctor of Psychology (PsyD) in Clinical Psychology program prepares you for state licensure eligibility as a clinical psychologist. This program provides you with comprehensive clinical training, based on the theoretical and scientific foundations of psychology, including psychological assessment and intervention.

For information about program requirements, including residency requirements, course descriptions, course-sequence planning, faculty, and more, download the Program OverviewPDF. For additional information about the program, download the Student Admissions, Outcomes, and Other Data document.PDF

To learn more about this degree program, request more information and we will match you with an enrollment counselor who specializes in your area of study.

Degree Outcomes

With your PsyD in Clinical Psychology from Capella, you'll possess the attitudes, behaviors, and foundational knowledge required for the practice of psychology, act consistently with the ethics and laws pertaining to professional psychology, and understand, respect, and apply issues of diversity in the practice of psychology. Additionally, you'll be able to provide effective and appropriate psychological intervention to clients and integrate science and theory into the practice of psychology. Discover specifically what you'll learn — and how you can apply it.

View full learning and career outcomes report for this program at

Career Outcomes

Common jobs with an PsyD in Clinical Psychology include psychotherapist, clinical psychologist, psychologist, faculty member, administrator, researcher or consultant. Potential workplaces include hospital, community college, land-based or online college or university, social service agency, government agency or private practice.