MS – Clinical Counseling
Capella University

Program Details


With more people struggling to balance the stresses of contemporary society, the need for counselors has risen. You can gain a foundation of counseling techniques with this online MS in Clinical Counseling from Capella. With a competency-based approach to learning, you’ll study a broad range of mental disorders, assessments and therapies. You’ll be ready to grow your career into clinical practice or pursue doctoral studies. Usually included in this online master’s, along with an internship, practicum and on-site residencies, is coursework such as:
Introduction to Psychopathology

  • Clinical Interventions
  • Introduction to Psychological Testing
  • Ethics and Multicultural Issues in Clinical and Counseling Psychology

Learning Pace


Learning Schedule


% Online

Mostly Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Capella University is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

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

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Application Requirements

Additional Materials May Be Requested, Official College Transcript(s)

Additional Info

  • Three 6-day, in-person residencies are required.