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Certificate Programs

Capella University is an online accredited university comprised of eager and vibrant students, and dedicated instructors who support an environment of academic excellence. Through our online campus and course rooms, we provide exceptional higher education and a collaborative community throughout the United States and internationally.


An online certificate from Capella can increase your career options by updating or adding to your skill set with a focused, short-term program of 4–6 targeted courses. Capella offers graduate or post-graduate certificates in more than a dozen fields, and course work completed in a certificate program may be applied toward select graduate degree programs.

Business & Technology

Business and technology post-baccalaureate certificates include courses for HR management, project management, information security, management consulting, and leadership. Capella also offers a Professional or Senior Professional in Human Resources preparation course.

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View our Professional or Senior Professional in Human Resources preparation course

Counseling & Psychology

Counseling and psychology post-baccalaureate certificates include courses in behavior analysis, diversity studies, and play therapy, as well as contemporary theory in: addiction, couples and families, and mental health. Capella also offers a post-masters certificate for graduates of our master's specialization in School Psychology.

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View our post-masters psychology certificate program


Education post-baccalaureate certificates include courses in adult and higher education. Capella also offers post-masters certificates for college teaching, and enrollment management.

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View all education post-masters certificate programs

Health Care & Nursing

Health care and nursing post-baccalaureate certificates include courses in diabetes nursing, health administration, and nursing leadership.

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Public Service

Public service post-baccalaureate certificates include public safety courses, such as criminal justice, and interdisciplinary forensics, as well as public administration courses such as health administration, nonprofit management, and social and community services.

View all public service certificate programs.