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Capella University’s online Doctor of Psychology (PsyD) in Clinical Psychology program helps prepare you for licensure eligibility as a clinical psychologist in select states. You’ll receive comprehensive clinical training based on the theoretical and scientific foundations of psychology, including psychological assessment and intervention.

This program is designed for you to enroll with either a master’s or bachelor’s degree. Regardless of the level at which you enter the program, you’ll have a high-quality, rigorous learning experience, setting you up for success and helping you reach your goal of becoming a licensed clinical practitioner.

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, practicum, internship, and a dissertation.

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

Related Job Titles to Explore

Job titles to explore with a PsyD in Clinical Psychology include: clinical psychologist, psychologist, clinical director, research psychologist, and clinical therapist. Potential workplaces include: hospital, community college, land-based or online college or university, social service agency, government, and private practice.