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Capella University's online Doctor of Psychology (PsyD) in Clinical Psychology program prepares you for state licensure eligibility as a clinical psychologist. This program provides you with comprehensive clinical training based on the theoretical and scientific foundations of psychology, including psychological assessment and intervention.

For information concerning the requirements of the Capella PsyD in Clinical Psychology — including residency requirements, course descriptions, course-sequence planning and faculty — download the Program OverviewPDF For additional information, download the Student Admissions, Outcomes, and Other Data document.PDF

A Unique Approach to Education

The Building Blocks of Your PsyD

Your PsyD in Clinical Psychology program combines online coursework with face-to-face residencies, in-person fieldwork, comprehensive examinations and an integrative project.

For information about program requirements, including residency requirements, course descriptions, course-sequence planning, faculty, and more, download the Program Overview PDF. For additional information about the program, download the Student Admissions, Outcomes, and Other Data document PDF.

Degree Outcomes

With your PsyD in Clinical Psychology from Capella, you'll possess the attitudes, behaviors, and foundational knowledge required for the practice of psychology. You will administer guidance and insight consistent with the ethics and laws pertaining to professional psychology. You'll also understand, respect, and apply issues of diversity. Additionally, you'll be able to provide effective and appropriate psychological intervention to clients while integrating science and theory into your practice. Discover specifically what you'll learn — and how you can apply it.

View full learning and career outcomes report for this program at

Career Outcomes

Common jobs with a PsyD in Clinical Psychology include: psychotherapist, clinical psychologist, psychologist, faculty member, administrator, researcher and consultant. Potential workplaces include: hospital, community college, land-based or online college or university, social service agency, government agency, and private practice.