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Individual Courses

Register for Individual Courses

Start earning academic credits and advancing your career without committing to a degree program. Whether you're interested in a specific topic or just want to see if online learning is right for you, you can explore a variety of topics in areas of study such as education, counseling, psychology and social work, health care and nursing, or business and information technology.

To learn more, call 1.877.295.6791 or email Capella to work with an enrollment counselor who can assist you with specific questions about licensure and the needs for your area of interest.

Single online courses at Capella are a great way to earn additional credits toward licensure or continuing education, or expand your professional options.

Counseling and Psychology Continuing Education

Individual courses are a great way to earn additional credits toward licensure, grow your knowledge of a specific topic through continuing education, or expand your professional options.

Register for one of our recommended courses to earn or renew a license, credential or certification. You may be able to transfer the credits from a single course at Capella to your full-time school in order to help fulfill certain industry requirements.

Request information about Capella's counseling and psychology continuing education courses, and we will match you with an enrollment counselor who can help you enroll today.

HR Certification Exam Preparation Courses*

Capella offers two online prep courses to prepare you for success in your Human Resource Certification Institute (HRCI) exams:

  • Professional in Human Resources (PHR®) and Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR®) Certification Prep Course
  • Global Professional in Human Resources (GPHR®) Prep Course

Offered together with the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM®), these Capella certification preparation exam courses utilize the SHRM Learning System™, designed by subject matter experts, and includes discussion questions, application exercises, and module exams to develop specific HR competencies.

The fully online, 10-week courses cover specific topics in six primary areas:

  • Strategic management
  • Workforce planning and employment
  • Human resource development
  • Total rewards
  • Employee and labor relations
  • Risk management

Who should attend?

These courses are designed for managers and staff with experience in general management or human resource management including:

  • HR practitioners seeking professional development
  • Experienced managers who are new to the human resource field
  • Other mid-level managers pursuing career change or promotion
  • HR professionals planning to take the PHR,SPHR, or GPHR certification exams

Recertification credits: Certified HR professionals can earn 3.5 CEUs (Continuing Education Credit) for successfully completing the PHR/SPHR/GPHR preparation course.

Register for Prep Courses

The PHR® certification recognizes mastery of the technical and operational aspects of HR practices and U.S. laws and regulations. The SPHR® certification recognizes those who have mastered the strategic and policy-making aspects of HR management in the U.S. The GPHR® certification validates the skills and knowledge of HR professionals who operate in a global marketplace.

Prep courses are offered twice per year, in February and August, and tuition is $1,495 per course. Request information about Capella's preparation courses, and we will match you with an enrollment counselor who can help you enroll today.

Register for the Exam

Participants planning to take the PHR, SPHR, or GPHR examinations must register through HRCI.

  • Visit HRCI online
  • Call HRCI at 1-800-283-7476 option 4
  • E-mail

To earn either the PHR, SPHR, or GPHR designation, candidates must have at least two years of exempt-level experience in the HR field.

*While pass rates on the PHR, SPHR, and GPHR exam tend to improve for those taking the review course, no guarantee can be made that completion of this course will result in success on this exam. Individuals are encouraged to use this review course as a guide in their preparation and to seek additional assistance as they determine is necessary.