BS – Psychology Pre-Counseling
Capella University

Program Details

Make the most of your undergraduate psychology program and set the stage for graduate work with Capella’s online Bachelor’s in Psychology Pre-Counseling program. Build a strong foundation of knowledge and skills in psychology that are valued in a wide range of professions while also preparing to earn your accredited master’s degree in counseling from Capella.

Three graduate-level courses are built into this pre-counseling bachelor’s degree and can be applied toward an accredited master’s in counseling program at Capella saving you time and money.


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Transcript of any reported GED
  • A $50 non-refundable application fee
  • You must be at least 24 years old. This requirement may be waived for:
    • Military applicants and veterans
    • Applicants with 24 or more quarter credits of prior college or university coursework
  • Applicants who do not have any credits eligible for transfer must successfully complete a university approved reading and writing assessment
  • An acknowledgement form that indicates your understanding of the requirements and unique aspects of this program
  • SAT and ACT are not required for admission

School Accreditation Statement

Capella University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. 

  • Higher Learning Commission:, 800.621.7440 
  • Capella University, Capella Tower, 225 South Sixth Street, Ninth Floor, Minneapolis, MN 55402, 1.888.CAPELLA (227.3552),