Develop the attitudes, behaviors, and foundational knowledge required for the practice of psychology.
Act consistently with the ethics and laws pertaining to professional psychology.
Understand, respect, and apply issues of diversity in the practice of psychology.
Provide effective and appropriate psychological intervention to clients.
Accurately select, administer, score, and interpret psychological tests.
Integrate science and theory into the practice of psychology.
Our competency-based, practitioner-oriented program provides
opportunities for hands-on clinical training to put theory to
Learn the latest in theory and practice from doctoral, licensed practitioners who are actively engaged in their profession.
Access your online learning environment anytime, anywhere, with any device, and set your own schedule while meeting deadlines.
License Preparation Through Alignment with National Standards
Reach for your goals with a doctorate in psychology that’s designed to prepare you for licensure as a psychologist. Our program, developed around APA* guidelines, the national standard for licensure in this field, is designed to prepare you for licensure eligibility as a clinical psychologist.
*This program is not accredited by the APA.
Our original learning format offers extra structure for those who
want it. We'll set the schedule, you meet the deadlines.
Speak with an enrollment counselor to get a personalized cost estimate for what you can expect to pay.
At Capella, we believe your education is an investment in your future. It’s also an investment within your grasp. Your goals are achievable—there are more ways to save than you might think.
Many employers and organizations partner with Capella to offer
tuition discounts. Talk to an enrollment counselor to learn
Military service members and their spouses could be eligible for a
We can accept many transfer credits from regionally accredited
Capella's PsyD in Clinical Psychology combines online coursework with face-to-face residencies, comprehensive clinical training and examinations, in-person fieldwork, and a dissertation.
Our doctoral curriculum is designed to give you dedicated support early in your program—so you can be confident in the steps to completing your degree.
During your dissertation, you’ll be matched with an experienced
mentor who will help you stay on track to completing your
A doctoral degree takes special effort. It's why we offer expert support at every step to keep you moving forward toward your goal.
|Course Number||Course Title|
|PSY8240||Advanced Psychological Testing|
|PSY8310||Theories of Psychotherapy|
|PSY8316||Evidence-Based Practice in Psychology|
|PSY8371||Strategies of Clinical Supervision and Consultation|
Enhance the skills you develop in your program coursework through these intensive, onsite experiences with students and faculty.
Apply your skills and knowledge in the field with direct-client contact and supervision.
Our licensure team supports you through the license application process, and is here for you even beyond graduation.
These folks are superstars. We hear it from our students (and grads).
They’re here to help find a program fit and set you up for
Our distinguished faculty members hold top credentials in their
fields. They’re here to teach the knowledge and skills you’ll need,
A doctoral degree takes special effort. It's why we offer expert
support at every step to keep you moving forward toward your
For this team, it’s more than résumés and interview tips. It’s about
thoughtful and strategic career planning—beyond graduation.
Need help deciding between a PsyD and PhD? Learn the differences between these doctoral degree programs.
Learn how licensure, education methods, and workplaces differ in clinical vs. non-clinical psychology.
An overview of similarities, differences, and collaborative
opportunities in these related fields.
Here are just some of the career options you could explore with our PsyD in clinical psychology degree.
*These are examples intended to serve as a general guide. Some
positions may prefer or even require previous experience, licensure,
certifications, and/or other designations along with a degree. Because
many factors determine what position an individual may attain, Capella
cannot guarantee that a graduate will secure any specific job title, a
promotion, salary increase, or other career outcome. We encourage you
to research requirements for your job target and career goals.