Doctor of Psychology, Clinical Psychology

Understanding professional licensure

It is important to understand all educational and individual requirements for licensing. Capella University cannot guarantee licensure, certification, or endorsement. State regulations vary regarding professional licensure. It is your responsibility to understand and comply with requirements for your state. Here are some resources to help you start your research:

Our PsyD in Clinical Psychology program is:

  • Designed to prepare learners for license as Licensed Psychologist
  • 145 quarter credits
  • 1,000 hours of practicum and 2, 000 hours of internship
  • Year-in-Residence

Roadmap to licensure

Aside from the educational component that a degree program helps you fulfill, some states have additional post-graduate and exam requirements you may have to meet. Though every learner’s path to licensure is unique to their specific state requirements and life experiences, your journey to licensure may look like this:

Licensure requirements by state

Take a look at your state’s specific requirements for licensure as interpreted by Capella University.

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