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Play Therapy
Graduate Certificate in Psychology

Make a positive impact in the lives of children

Build on your ability to make a lasting difference for children. With the online Graduate Certificate in Play Therapy at Capella, you’ll explore the theory, methodology and applications of play therapy. Our courses are developed and led by expert faculty who are registered play therapists or registered play therapist supervisors.

This certificate addresses the core academic content areas required by the Association of Play Therapy to earn its Registered Play Therapist (RPT) and/or Supervisor (RPT-S)

Professionally aligned

Covers core academic content areas required by the Association of Play Therapy to earn RPT and/or Supervisor (RPT-S) credentials. 

Relevant and applicable

Our competency-based learning model allows you to immediately apply valuable skills to the work you do every day.

Scholar-practitioner faculty

Learn play therapy theory, methodology and applications from registered play therapists or registered play therapist supervisors.

Classes start October 10

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

At a glance

  • 100% Online
  • 5 Core courses

Reduce your tuition by $1,000

Enroll in a qualified program and apply for a $1K Capella Progress Reward, a scholarship to help fund your certificate. Eligibility rules apply. Connect with us for details.

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