Capella University Online Psychology Degree Programs

MS in Psychology - Counseling Psychology

This master’s in counseling psychology specialization from Capella University gives students a rigorous foundation of courses in counseling psychology, a generally interventional approach to psychology that focuses on assessing and building on clients’ strengths. You will delve into such topics as counseling theory, individual and group counseling interventions, testing and assessment, research methods, and counseling diagnosis. People who choose this specialization are often planning to pursue a doctoral degree in counseling psychology or in a counseling-related field, but may also pursue counseling, employee assistance, or research positions in social service, health care, business, or educational settings.