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Doctor of Psychology (PsyD) Program

Capella University



The online Doctor of Psychology (PsyD) degree program from Capella University provides learners with comprehensive clinical and counseling training in areas such as:

  • Psychopathology
  • Psychological testing
  • Psychotherapy

This online PsyD degree is a unique and very rigorous program that requires online course work, residency, and field training experiences in order to prepare learners for state licensure eligibility as a clinical psychologist. Doctoral graduates typically intend to seek a license to practice professional psychology and must be familiar with the licensure requirements of their state psychology boards.

The PsyD degree can easily lead to careers as independent clinical psychologists, but may also pursue careers in teaching, research, program administration, or consulting.

The Doctor of Psychology (PsyD) Degree from Capella University is a 145 credit program that also includes two extended seminars (two weeks each) and nine weekends-in-residence. Tuition is $1,875 per 5-credit courses if two are taken concurrently, or $2,075 for just one. Fees for the two extended seminars are $5,400 ($2,700 each), and total cost for the weekends-in-residence is $1,700. There is a $75 registration fee and a $450 graduation fee.

Accreditation Information

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

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