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Psychology Pre-Counseling Bachelor of Science in Psychology Pre-Counseling

Harold Abel School of Psychology

Admission Requirements

Applicants must provide the following information for admission to Capella programs and specializations.

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Transcript of any reported GED.
  • A $50 non-refundable application fee. Fee is required to initiate an application for admission and must be paid as part of the application process. The fee covers the cost of transcript requests, transcript evaluation and other administrative costs.
  • You must be at least 24 years old. This requirement may be waived for:
    • Military applicants and veterans.
    • Applicants with 24 or more quarter credits of prior college or university coursework. (Transferable college coursework and/or credentials that map to preapproved Prior Learning Assessment opportunities may be considered toward the 24-credit minimum equivalency total.)
  • Applicants who do not have any credits eligible for transfer must successfully complete a university approved reading and writing assessment. By evaluating your skills prior to your first course, Capella can more effectively provide resources to prepare you for a successful learning experience.
  • An acknowledgement form that indicates your understanding of the requirements and unique aspects of this program.  
  • SAT and ACT are not required for admission.
Bachelors in Psychology Pre-Counseling Online Degree | Admission Requirements - Capella University

International Student Requirements

You are considered an international applicant if you completed your highest degree outside of the U.S., regardless of where you currently live. International applications include all U.S. citizens and non-U.S. citizens who have completed their most recent academic coursework, degree, or credential at an institution outside the U.S.

In addition to the above admission requirements, you will need to submit these materials:

  • Minimum scores and acceptable tests for proof of English proficiency
  • Transcript evaluation

Learn more about international student admissions.

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