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Capella's Online Bachelor's Degree Programs

Capella's online bachelor's of science degree programs offer more than 20 specializations, minors, and concentrations — so you can focus on the field of study of your choice. Your curriculum reflects input from both academic and industry experts to help you make an immediate impact on the job, even before you graduate.

Capella can help you earn your bachelor's degree faster and for less than you thought possible. Even if you have never taken a single college class, you are closer than you think — and if you already have some college credits under your belt, it’s time to finish what you started.


Business & Technology

Succeed in fast-growing fields with an online bachelor's degree in business or technology from Capella. You'll gain important skills, competencies, and practices that today's employers need and our unique curriculum may help advance your career while you are working. Capella also provides military discounts and support for service members.


Gain a greater understanding of human learning, emotions and behaviors with an online bachelor's degree in psychology from Capella. This program will help prepare you to continue your studies at the graduate level or pursue a career in a variety of fields.

Health Care & Nursing

Make a difference in people's lives, and within health care organizations, with an online bachelor's degree in health care or nursing from Capella. Deepen your knowledge and perspective of health care as you prepare yourself for these in-demand career opportunities.

Criminal Justice

Learn to effectively serve your community with an online bachelor's degree in criminal justice from Capella. Our multidisciplinary approach focuses on cross-functional roles and collaboration across disciplines, and provides you with the skills to face complex public service challenges. Capella also provides military discounts and support for service members.

Why Choose Capella

Capella University is an accredited online university dedicated to providing an exceptional, professionally-aligned education. Our degree programs are designed to meet standards established by professional associations and accrediting bodies — so you gain skills and knowledge that are immediately applicable to your career goals.

As a Capella student, you'll benefit from a competency-based curriculum that combines foundational theory with real-world application and through our online campus, as you work with experienced faculty and your classmates in highly interactive course rooms.

Salaries for Capella bachelor's graduates increased an average of


within 1 year of graduating.

Alumni Outcomes Survey, 2013

FlexPath: The Most Direct Path to a Degree

For select programs Capella also offers a self-paced learning option called FlexPath. FlexPath allows you to complete your degree on your own schedule, at your own pace. You can move quickly through more familiar coursework or more slowly as needed — without the constraints of preset due dates. For many students FlexPath offers a more personalized learning approach with greater freedom, more control and the potential to save time and money.

Learn more about FlexPath Self-Paced Learning

Capella: An Accredited University

Capella University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

The Higher Learning Commission is among the 6 regional accrediting bodies recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Regional bodies accredit colleges and universities; national bodies accredit trade and vocational schools.

The Accreditation Council for Business Schools & Programs (ACBSP) has accredited Capella University business programs and select specializations. The full accreditation statement and the list of accredited programs and specializations is available here. Established in 1988, ACBSP is the only organization offering specialized business accreditation for all degree levels, from associate to baccalaureate to doctoral degree programs.

The following specializations have been 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

The PMI Global Accreditation Center Logo is a registered mark of Project Management Institute, Inc.

The BSN, MSN and DNP degree programs at Capella University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, DC 20036, (202) 887-6791

The Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) is a nationally recognized accreditation agency approved by the U.S. Secretary of Education. The Commission ensures the quality and integrity of baccalaureate, graduate, and residency programs in nursing.

Capella University has been designated by the National Security Agency (NSA) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance/Cyber Defense (CAE IA/CD) for academic years 2014-2021.

Capella's BS in IT program is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET, ABET accreditation is a key indicator of Capella's dedication to educational quality that prepares our graduates for entry or advancement in the IT profession.