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Graduate Certificates in Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology

2,291 Yearly Graduations
$62,100 Median Salary
$53,733 Median Debt
There are 235 schools in the United States where you can get your graduate certificate in clinical psychology. In recent years, the majority of the students getting degrees in this area were female, and 32% were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group. Also, 1.0% of clinical psychology graduates were international students.

Education Levels of Clinical Psychology Majors

In 2018-2019, 2,291 earned their graduate certificate in clinical psychology. This makes it the 5th most popular graduate certificate program in the country.

The following table shows the number of diplomas awarded in clinical psychology at each degree level.

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 20,384
Doctor’s Degree 3,949
Bachelor’s Degree 3,686
Graduate Certificate 2,291
Associate’s Degree 107
Basic Certificate 100
Undergraduate Certificate 15

Earnings of Clinical Psychology Majors With Graduate Certificates

The median salary for graduates holding a graduate certificate in clinical psychology is $62,100. A lot of factors can contribute to this number, such as the location of your workplace and the availability of other perks and bonuses.

To get a better picture, earnings for this category of people can range from a low of $52,175 to a high of $62,100.

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Student Debt

The median student debt for graduates holding a graduate certificate in clinical psychology is $53,733. The length of time it takes you to graduate and what college you attend can affect this number quite a bit.

The chart below shows the range of accumulated debt loads. On the high side of the range, $57,880 is the debt load, and the debt load on the low side is $42,438.

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The median monthly payment of a clinical psychology graduate with a 10-year repayment plan is $626.

Student Diversity

More women than men pursue their graduate certificate in clinical psychology. About 85.6% of graduates with this degree are female.

Gender Number of Grads
Men 330
Women 1,961
Gender Diversity of Graduate Certificates in Clinical Psychology

The racial-ethnic distribution of clinical psychology graduate certificate students is as follows:

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 60
Black or African American 311
Hispanic or Latino 299
White 1,370
International Students 24
Other Races/Ethnicities 227
Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Clinical Psychology Graduate Certificate Students

There are 235 colleges that offer a graduate certificate in clinical psychology. Learn more about the most popular 20 below:

#1

Capella University

Minneapolis, Minnesota
288 Yearly Graduations
88% Women
43% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Capella University tops the list of the most popular school in the U.S. for clinical psychology majors who are seeking their graduate certificate. Roughly 37,100 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $14,148 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $14,767 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 288 people received their graduate certificate in clinical psychology from Capella University. Around 43% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 88% were women.

101 Yearly Graduations
79% Women
42% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The Chicago School of Professional Psychology at Los Angeles is the 2nd most popular school in the nation for students seeking a graduate certificate in clinical psychology. Each year, around 2,600 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $10,992 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $21,564 per year.

The clinical psychology program at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology at Los Angeles awarded 101 graduate certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. Of these students, 79% were women and 42% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#3

Arizona State University - Skysong

Scottsdale, Arizona
79 Yearly Graduations
92% Women
30% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 3rd most popular school in the country for clinical psychology majors who are seeking their graduate certificate is Arizona State University - Skysong. Each year, around 38,500 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $8,867 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $6,384 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 79 people received their graduate certificate in clinical psychology from ASU - Skysong. About 92% of this group were women, and 30% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#4

Alliant International University

San Diego, California
50 Yearly Graduations
76% Women
58% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Alliant International University is the 4th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a graduate certificate in clinical psychology. Each year, around 3,700 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $15,347 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $24,255 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 50 graduate certificates were handed out to clinical psychology majors at Alliant. About 76% of this group were women, and 58% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#5

Grand Valley State University

Allendale, Michigan
43 Yearly Graduations
88% Women
5% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Grand Valley State University is the 5th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a graduate certificate in clinical psychology. Each year, around 24,600 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $13,180 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $17,208 per year.

The clinical psychology program at Grand Valley State University awarded 43 graduate certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. Of these students, 88% were women and 5% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#6

Fielding Graduate University

Santa Barbara, California
40 Yearly Graduations
80% Women
38% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Fielding Graduate University comes in at #6 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificates in clinical psychology. Roughly 900 attend the school each year. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 40 people received their graduate certificate in clinical psychology from Fielding. Around 38% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 80% were women.

#6

Rider University

Lawrenceville, New Jersey
40 Yearly Graduations
95% Women
10% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Rider University is the 6th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a graduate certificate in clinical psychology. Each year, around 4,800 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $43,720 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $20,948 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 40 graduate certificates were handed out to clinical psychology majors at Rider. Around 10% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 95% were women.

#8

Seton Hall University

South Orange, New Jersey
39 Yearly Graduations
85% Women
33% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 8th most popular school in the country for clinical psychology majors who are seeking their graduate certificate is Seton Hall University. Roughly 10,100 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $41,460 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $23,580 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 39 people received their graduate certificate in clinical psychology from Seton Hall. About 85% of this group were women, and 33% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#9

National University

La Jolla, California
33 Yearly Graduations
88% Women
48% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

National University comes in at #9 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificates in clinical psychology. Roughly 16,900 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $13,320 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $15,480 per year.

The clinical psychology program at National University awarded 33 graduate certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. Around 48% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 88% were women.

32 Yearly Graduations
84% Women
22% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of Cincinnati - Main Campus is the 10th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a graduate certificate in clinical psychology. Each year, around 37,800 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $9,476 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $12,790 per year.

The clinical psychology program at University of Cincinnati - Main Campus awarded 32 graduate certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. Around 22% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 84% were women.

#10

Mount Saint Mary's University

Los Angeles, California
32 Yearly Graduations
97% Women
97% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Mount Saint Mary's University is the 10th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a graduate certificate in clinical psychology. Each year, around 2,900 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $41,592 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $11,964 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 32 people received their graduate certificate in clinical psychology from MSMU. Of these students, 97% were women and 97% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#12

Salve Regina University

Newport, Rhode Island
30 Yearly Graduations
97% Women
10% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 12th most popular school in the country for clinical psychology majors who are seeking their graduate certificate is Salve Regina University. Each year, around 2,600 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $40,750 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $10,890 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 30 people received their graduate certificate in clinical psychology from Salve Regina. Around 10% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 97% were women.

#13

Texas A&M University - College Station

College Station, Texas
29 Yearly Graduations
93% Women
31% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Texas A&M University - College Station comes in at #13 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificates in clinical psychology. Roughly 68,600 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $7,941 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $6,677 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 29 graduate certificates were handed out to clinical psychology majors at Texas A&M College Station. Of these students, 93% were women and 31% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

29 Yearly Graduations
79% Women
69% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 13th most popular school in the country for clinical psychology majors who are seeking their graduate certificate is California State University - Monterey Bay. Each year, around 7,500 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $5,742 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $7,176 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 29 graduate certificates were handed out to clinical psychology majors at CSUMB. Around 69% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 79% were women.

#15

Rowan University

Glassboro, New Jersey
27 Yearly Graduations
89% Women
26% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Rowan University is the 15th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a graduate certificate in clinical psychology. Each year, around 19,400 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $10,076 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $12,879 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 27 people received their graduate certificate in clinical psychology from Rowan. About 89% of this group were women, and 26% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#15

St. Joseph's College - Long Island

Patchogue, New York
27 Yearly Graduations
85% Women
7% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

St. Joseph's College - Long Island comes in at #15 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificates in clinical psychology. Roughly 4,100 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $28,590 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $19,350 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 27 people received their graduate certificate in clinical psychology from St. Joseph's College - Long Island. Around 7% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 85% were women.

#15

Brooklyn College

Brooklyn, New York
27 Yearly Graduations
89% Women
56% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Brooklyn College comes in at #15 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificates in clinical psychology. Each year, around 18,100 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $6,930 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $11,090 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 27 people received their graduate certificate in clinical psychology from Brooklyn College. Of these students, 89% were women and 56% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

27 Yearly Graduations
96% Women
67% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The University of Texas at San Antonio comes in at #15 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificates in clinical psychology. Roughly 32,200 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $5,510 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $5,771 per year.

The clinical psychology program at The University of Texas at San Antonio awarded 27 graduate certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. Around 67% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 96% were women.

#15

George Mason University

Fairfax, Virginia
27 Yearly Graduations
70% Women
44% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

George Mason University is the 15th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a graduate certificate in clinical psychology. Roughly 37,300 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $9,060 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $12,144 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 27 graduate certificates were handed out to clinical psychology majors at GMU. Around 44% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 70% were women.

27 Yearly Graduations
74% Women
15% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 15th most popular school in the country for clinical psychology majors who are seeking their graduate certificate is MidAmerica Nazarene University. Each year, around 1,800 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $31,036 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $13,797 per year.

The clinical psychology program at MidAmerica Nazarene University awarded 27 graduate certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. Of these students, 74% were women and 15% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

Below are some popular majors that are similar to clinical psychology that offer graduate certificates.

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
Other Psychology 236
General Psychology 205
Child Development & Psychology 146

References

*The racial-ethnic minority student count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the percentage of racial-ethnic minorities.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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