About Capella University
An accredited online university, Capella University offers bachelor’s, master’s/MBA, doctoral, and certificate programs designed to take you to the forefront of your profession. Our competency-based curriculum delivers both foundational knowledge and real-world skills, so that what you’re learning in your courses is immediately applicable to your career goals.
Respected programs that move you forward
Organizations around the world have acknowledged Capella's commitment to quality education with accreditations, state approvals, certifications, awards, recognitions, and designations. Right now, more than 36,000 students are expanding their opportunities with Capella programs.
Explore options in key professions
• Criminal Justice
• Education (K-12 & Higher Education)
• Health Care
• Human Services
• Information Technology
• Public Administration
• Public Health
• Social Work
Multiple ways to save
• Employer discounts
• Military discounts
• Transfer credit
• Streamlined programs
• Credit for real-world learning
Online flexibility and personalized support
At Capella, online learning means you can take your courseroom anywhere, learning when and where it fits your life. And if you need backup, support services are available every step of the way.
Capella University cannot guarantee licensure, endorsement, certification, authorization, other professional credentials, or salary advancement. State regulations and professional credential standards vary. It is the learner’s responsibility to understand and comply with requirements for their states and professional associations. For more information on licensure, see the Licensure section on the School’s website. Enrollment restrictions and/or other restrictions may apply to certain programs. Contact Capella University for more information.
Learn about completion rates, affordability, and more at www.capellaresults.com
Capella University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.
Higher Learning Commission: https://www.hlcommission.org, 800.621.7440
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Capella Education Company was named one of Forbes magazine’s “100 Most Trustworthy Companies in America” for 2014 (Forbes, 2014).
Financial Aid :
Financing options to make your goals a reality
Connect with Capella's experienced financial aid staff who will help you understand your estimated total costs and provide customized options for financing and reducing tuition costs, including:
• Federal financial aid
• Non-federal student loans
• Employer tuition reimbursement
• Military education benefits
• Scholarships for new and enrolled students
• Transfer credits and prior learning assessments
Program Accreditation :
Capella’s BS in IT program is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org.*
*The FlexPath option for the BS in Information Technology program specializations is not accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET.
Capella University’s Mental Health Counseling, School Counseling, and Marriage and Family Counseling/Therapy programs are accredited by the American Counseling Association’s Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP) from July 18, 2009 through March 31, 2020.
The BSN, MSN, and DNP degree programs at Capella University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (http://www.aacn.nche.edu/ccne-accreditation).
The MS in Marriage and Family Counseling/Therapy program at Capella University is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education (COAMFTE), 112 South Alfred Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22314; 703.838.9808, firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Professional Education Unit (PEU) at Capella University is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE), www.ncate.org. This accreditation covers advanced educator preparation programs at Capella University. However, the accreditation does not include individual education courses that the institution offers to P–12 educators for professional development, relicensure, or other purposes.
The following program specializations are accredited by the Project Management Institute (PMI) Global Accreditation Center for Project Management (PMI-GAC):*
• BS in Information Technology – Project Management
• BS in Business – Project Management
• MS in Information Systems and Technology Management – Project Management
• MBA – Project Management
*The FlexPath options for the project management specializations are not accredited by PMI-GAC.
The Accreditation Council for Business Schools & Programs (ACBSP) has accredited Capella University business programs and select specializations. For full accreditation statement and the list of accredited programs and specializations, go to www.capella.edu/university-accreditation.