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Master of Science (MS) in Counseling Psychology

Capella University



Capella University's online Master of Science (MS) in Psychology - Counseling Psychology degree program has been created to guide students in developing an in-depth expertise in the field of counseling psychology.

Throughout the course of this online master's degree in counseling psychology degree program, students will develop a foundational understanding of the various components of the field, such as:

  • Counseling theory
  • Individual and group counseling interventions
  • Testing and assessment
  • Research methods
  • Counseling diagnosis

This is an excellent program for those individuals who are looking to pursue a PhD or PsyD in counseling, or who are looking to obtain a counseling, employee assistance, or research positions in social service, health care, business, or educational settings.

Expert faculty members guide students in developing the well-rounded knowledge of the interventional approach to psychology that focuses on assessing and building on a clients' strengths.

The online counseling psychology degree program is an excellent first step for those individuals who are looking to gain a career as a licensed counseling psychologist.

This specialization requires an in-person residency and field training experiences, providing opportunities for you to apply new knowledge and skills.

All applicants must have a Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited or internationally recognized institution, undergraduate GPA of at least 2.7 (on a 4.0 scale), appropriate educational and professional experience.

Accreditation Information

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

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