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PsyD in Clinical Psychology
Doctor of Psychology

Reach the pinnacle of your career while helping others develop their potential. The online PsyD in Clinical Psychology from Capella deepens your understanding of human behavior and helps you prepare for state licensure eligibility.

The program includes coursework, face-to-face residencies, clinical practicum, internships, and research to help you put theory into practice. A support team of licensure experts, advisors, and teaching assistants will help you stay on track for graduation.

Prepare for licensure

This program features online coursework and face-to-face experiences, both designed to help you pursue licensure. Learn more

Blend of in-person and online experiences

Coursework, residencies, clinical practicum, internships, and research complement online learning to help prepare you for real-world clinical settings.

Professional and credible

This program is designed around the core goals, objectives, and competencies that define the practice of professional psychology.

Classes start October 10

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

At a glance

  • Online and in-person
  • 13 Core courses
  • 3 Elective courses
  • 6 Residency courses
  • 3 Practicum courses
  • 4 Internship courses
  • Comprehensive exam
  • Clinical dissertation

What can you do with a PsyD in Clinical Psychology degree?

Your education can help you reach your professional and personal goals. Here are some of the jobs and employment settings to consider with a PsyD in Clinical Psychology.

Related job titles to explore*

  • Psychologist
  • Clinical psychologist
  • Clinical manager
  • Adjunct instructor or part-time psychology faculty
  • Full-time psychology faculty
  • Clinical director
  • Research psychologist
  • Clinical therapist

Employment settings to explore

  • Hospital—inpatient or outpatient
  • Community college
  • Land-based or online college or university
  • Community counseling center
  • Social service agency
  • Government—local, state, federal
  • Health care clinic
  • Mental health clinic
  • Consulting firm
  • Private practice

*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.

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