Admission Requirements Play Therapy

Graduate Certificate

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

  • A master’s degree in counseling or psychology from an institution accredited by an agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education, or from an internationally recognized institution
  • Your official master’s transcripts, with a minimum grade point average of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale
  • A valid, government-issued form of photo identification

GRE and GMAT are not required for admission.

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 score on acceptable test for proof of English proficiency
  • Transcript evaluation

Learn more about international student admissions.

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