|[November 13, 2012]
Arizona's State Board of Education Approves Capella University's Doctor of Psychology (PsyD) in School Psychology
MINNEAPOLIS --(Business Wire)--
Arizona's State Board of Education has granted approval for Capella
of Psychology (PsyD) in School Psychology online degree
program. That approval now enables Capella to accept new learners into
the program - not only from Arizona, but from almost every state - who
are not already (or previously) licensed school psychologists. Capella
is an accredited
online university* that has built its reputation by
providing high quality online
degree programs. A snapshot of Capella and what makes it
unique is available through the university's infographic.
The learning and career outcomes of Capella's students and alumni can be
found at www.capellaresultsorg.
"In most states, this approval will allow someone who has been a teacher
for years, who has always wanted to earn a doctorate and become a school
psychologist, to accomplish that goal," said Laren Winter, Ed.D., LSP,
LPC, LMFT, faculty chair for Capella University's (News - Alert) School Psychology
specialization. "This approval provides recognition of our program by a
state that gives approval to programs that are fully aligned at the
national level, and is recognized by many other states as a top rating."
Aligned with national curriculum standards for school psychology,
of Psychology (PsyD) in School Psychology program is the
first and only school psychology PsyD offered online. People who choose
this program are typically pursuing supervisory careers within school
psychology; higher education faculty positions; consulting roles; or
leadership roles in P-12 school systems and higher education.
About Capella University
Capella University (www.capella.edu)
is an accredited online university* that has built its reputation by
providing quality online degree programs for working adults. About 75
percent of Capella students are currently enrolled in master's or
doctoral degree programs in business, counseling, education, health
administration, homeland security, human resource management, human
services, information technology, nonprofit management and leadership,
nursing, psychology, public administration, public health, public
safety, and social work. Capella also offers bachelor's degree programs
in business, information technology, nursing, psychology, and public
safety. Within those areas, Capella currently offers 148 graduate and
undergraduate specializations and 22 certificate programs. Nearly 35,000
learners were enrolled as of Sept. 30, 2012, from all 50 states and 59
other countries. Capella is committed to providing high-caliber academic
excellence and pursuing balanced business growth. Founded in 1993,
Capella University is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Capella Education
Company, headquartered in Minneapolis. For more information, please
or call 1.888.CAPELLA (227.3552).
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*Capella University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and
is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools
University, Capella Tower, 225 South Sixth Street, Ninth Floor,
Minneapolis, MN 55402, 1.888.CAPELLA (227.3552), www.capella.edu.
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