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Clinical Counseling
Master of Science in Clinical Psychology

You can apply dynamic principles of counseling and clinical psychology to improve lives in the world today. With the master of science in clinical psychology, clinical counseling specialization from Capella University, you’ll develop professional skills to help clients overcome anxiety, phobias, and other mental health challenges. This online program delivers a strong foundation in psychological research, theory, and practice. It can also give you the practical experience and skills to confidently pursue future paths in the field of clinical counseling.

Gain the skills to succeed

Develop psychotherapy skills such as cognitive-behavior therapy and clinical intervention to help people develop healthy, effective coping skills.

Learn professional requirements

Professionally aligned curriculum is designed around the trends and standards of the field to help prepare you for real-world practice.

Find a direct path to your doctorate

Coursework provides foundational competencies of the field while also meeting many prerequisites for Capella PhD Psychology and PsyD programs.

Classes start February 7

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

At a Glance

  • Online & in-person
  • 5 Core courses
  • 3 Specialization courses
  • 2 Elective courses
  • 2 Residencies
  • 1 Practicum
  • 1 Internship
  • 74 Total credits (20 max transfer)

Reduce your tuition by $2,500

Enroll in a qualified program and apply for a $2.5K Capella Progress Reward, a scholarship to help fund your master’s degree. Eligibility rules and exclusions apply. Connect with us for details.