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What's your passion? Is it family therapy, addiction, mental health services, or school-based services? A graduate certificate in counseling or therapy is a flexible and affordable way to increase your knowledge.
Focused on what you need to know
Our counseling certificate curriculum is designed to help you expand your understanding of human behavior with the right mix of theory and history.
Apply credits to a master’s
Our counseling certificates are made up of master’s-level courses, giving you the potential to apply them to a master’s program later.
Among alumni of the counseling and human services master’s programs, 93% of counseling and therapy alumni are satisfied with their Capella education. (Source: Alumni Outcomes Survey 2021-2022.)
Programs that fit your life
Tackle coursework on your schedule with 24/7 online access to your courseroom anytime, anywhere, on any device.
Learn more about admissions requirements, costs, and courses for your specialization.
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.
Interested in a career in counseling, but not sure how to approach it? Here’s what you need to know.
These societies are more than an honor. Membership recognizes excellence among peers, showcasing skills and achievements.
As president of the American Counseling Association, Simone Lambert, PhD, hopes to advocate for the profession.