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Capella's degree programs are closely aligned to professional standards to ensure you gain the same skills and knowledge as the top performers in your field. We continually review and adapt our programs to deliver the competencies you can immediately use today.


Compared to public institutions, three times as many Capella alumni took on new responsibilities at work while enrolled.

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We Are Professionally-Aligned

More than 500 organizations invest in their employees who attend Capella University. By working with employers, Capella programs are aligned with industry standards and key professional organizations to consistently deliver real-world application, deepen your knowledge and enrich your study.

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A New Approach to Learning: FlexPath

FlexPath, Capella's new self-paced learning option, is available in select programs and allows you to take control of your learning. By moving at your pace, you can leverage your knowledge and expertise to move quickly through topics you already know and focus on the competencies you still need to master. You'll achieve the same learning outcomes as Capella's traditional online programs, only in a more efficient and personalized way.

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Capella: An Accredited University

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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 (NCA), Capella University, Capella Tower, 225 South Sixth Street, Ninth Floor, Minneapolis, MN 55402, 1-888-CAPELLA (227-3552),

The Higher Learning Commission (HLC) 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.

Our BS in Business, Project Management program is accredited by the Project Management Institute (PMI® Global Accreditation Center for Project Management (PMI-GAC).

The GAC and PMI logos are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc. For the full list of PMI's legal marks, please contact the PMI Legal department.

The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) has acknowledged that Capella University’s BS in Business specialization in HR Management fully aligns with SHRM’s HR Curriculum Guidebook and Templates.

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Meet Our Distinguished Faculty

More than 90% of Capella faculty in the School of Business & Technology hold doctorates. They have deep experience in the areas they teach and bring that real-world expertise to the classroom. Our business and technology faculty hold positions in a wide variety of businesses including corporate, small business, government, non-profit, consulting and higher education.

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9 Ways to Save

  • 1

    Take Control and Save with Self-Paced Learning

    FlexPath is a more accessible, flexible, and efficient way to earn your degree – allowing you to complete multiple courses at your own pace while paying one flat tuition rate per quarter.

  • 2

    Start Now, Save $8,000

    To be eligible for the Bachelor's Completion Grant, you must start your Bachelor of Science degree program at Capella University by September 8, 2014, pass your first course, and carry at least 7 credits in each subsequent quarter of the grant period.

  • 3

    15% Military Discount

    Capella is proud to provide military benefits, including a 15% tuition discount off bachelor's programs.

  • 4

    Transfer Credits

    Reduce the time and cost of finishing your degree by maximizing your transfer credits.

  • 5

    Save More than $7,700 with Our Combined Option

    Capella's combined BS/MBA option allows eligible students in business bachelor's programs to begin earning master's-level credits after compelting at least 100 undergraduate credits — saving you time and money.

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    Credit for Real-World Experience

    You can earn credits through our Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) process by demonstrating mastery of competencies, and may be eligible to earn credit for previous coursework, experience and learning.

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    Save up to $10,000 with Sophia

    With Sophia Pathways for College Credit, save up to $10,000 and complete your degree sooner by taking Capella and Sophia courses at the same time.

  • 8

    Employer Tuition Reimbursement

    Many employers offer tuition reimbursement to their employees — even those without a formal program. Check with your HR department or manager to see if you are eligible.

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    Employer & Association Discounts

    Tuition discounts from Capella-affiliated employers and colleges can make your degree more affordable, saving you thousands.


In 2011, the median annual salary for people with a bachelor's degree was $16,000 more than those with only some college education.

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Learn Online Anywhere, Anytime

At Capella, you will enjoy the flexibility of earning your degree on a schedule that fits your life. In our online course rooms, students and faculty participate in discussions at different times throughout the week. You will not attend class at a specific date and time, but you can expect to complete weekly assignments, reading, and participation requirements.

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