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Counseling Certificates

School of Counseling and Human Services

Gain current knowledge and understanding in the helping fields while earning master’s-level credits with an online counseling certificate from Capella.

Why Choose Capella?

Whether your focus is family therapy, addiction, mental health services, play therapy, or applied behavior analysis, a graduate certificate in counseling or psychology is a flexible and affordable way to increase your knowledge.

Focused on What You Need to Know

Our counseling certificates are aligned with the highest standards so you’ll get the right mix of theory and application.

Apply Credits to a Master’s

Our counseling certificate programs are made up of master’s-level courses, so later you may be able to apply them to a master’s program. 

Scholar-Practitioner Faculty

Each member of our counseling faculty has a doctoral degree and real-world counseling experience. 

Programs that Fit Your Life

Tackle coursework on your schedule with 24/7 online access to your courseroom anytime, anywhere, on any device.

Program Specializations

Learn more about admissions requirements, costs, and courses for your specialization.

We believe in being transparent about the real cost, time, and value of a Capella Degree. Learn more about Capella’s learning outcomes and gainful employment.

Accredited & Respected

Capella University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

Accreditation and recognitions provide the assurance we meet standards for quality of faculty, curriculum, learner services, and fiscal stability. See all of our accreditations and recognitions

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