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Develop your professional counseling, therapy and critical thinking skills. Our master’s in counseling or therapy programs combine the opportunity to apply theory to real-world situations, with flexible online coursework. You’ll learn from faculty experienced in the field, and who discover ways to keep a finger on the pulse of the needs of diverse populations.
With curriculum focused on real-world application, Capella master’s in counseling programs help you learn—and apply—practical skills to offer support to families, groups, schools, and communities.
Focused on what you need to know
Our master’s in counseling programs are built around professional standards to help you prepare for state licensure eligibility.
Among alumni of the counseling and therapy master’s programs, 96% agreed that their faculty were well qualified and did a good job.*
*Alumni Outcomes Survey 2020-2021.
A direct and affordable path
Explore time- and money-saving opportunities like 10% military discounts, scholarships, and credit transfers.
Take an individual course
Earn credits for licensure, or grow your knowledge on a specific topic with an individual counseling course.
The right support
Reach your goals with the help of our support teams—including those dedicated to licensure and fieldwork requirements.
Explore paths and programs that leverage your unique interests to help build a better world.
You care about helping others, but how do you turn your passion into a career?