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Overview

Capella's Bachelor’s in Business Administration will ensure that you gain the skills required to gain a competitive edge in the marketplace.  This degree provides you with the opportunity to design your program with courses that give you the managerial, interpersonal, and professional skills that will help you navigate the complex challenges experienced in the world of business.

The core courses within this degree provide you with a wealth of knowledge in a variety of topics including leadership, law, marketing, sales, and human resource management. Whether you're pursuing a new career or looking to advance in your current role, this program gives you the skills to gain a competitive edge in the marketplace.

Flexible: Capella’s flexible online learning approach provides a degree structured to fit your needs. Similarly, FlexPath – Capella’s self-paced learning option, allows you to earn you degree at a pace dictated entirely by you. Calculate My Costs & Graduation Date.

Credible: Our academic offerings are professionally aligned. Many programs and specializations are accredited. Moreover, Capella’s collaboration with the The Wall Street Journal enhances your academic experience, while also giving you a competitive edge in your career.

To learn more about this program, request more information and we will match you with an enrollment counselor who specializes in your area of study.

Capella and The Wall Street Journal: A collaboration that works for you


Capella University has teamed with The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) to offer business students full digital access* to the most timely, relevant business news, enhancing your academic experience and giving you a competitive edge in your career.

As one of the many ways we support the business learning experience, the annual Capella Business Leader Award, sponsored by The Wall Street Journal, offers three eligible business students the chance to visit the epicenter of U.S. business. The 2015 award recipients will travel to New York City to visit WSJ headquarters, meet with Dow Jones Talent Development leaders, ring the bell on the NASDAQ, and much more!

*To be eligible for full digital access to WSJ.com, students must have successfully completed their first course and be currently enrolled.

FlexPath: A More Direct Path to Your Degree

FlexPath can help you earn your degree on your own schedule, at your own pace — with the potential to save you time and money. FlexPath self-paced learning allows you to move quickly through subjects you’re more familiar with or more slowly as needed. You’ll develop the same mastery — and earn the same degree — as the structured version of your degree program, only in a more efficient, more personalized way. Learn more about FlexPath Self-Paced Learning.

Save Thousands on Your Master's with a Combined Degree Option

With Capella's Combined Bachelor's-to-Master's degree options, you can start building for your future by completing Master's-level credit as you earn your Bachelor degree. Combined degree options are designated Bachelor's and Master's degree programs, with a set of shared Master's-level courses applied to both degrees. This enables you to save significant time and money when combining the degree options.

Learn more about combined Bachelor's-to-Master's degrees.

Military Benefits

At Capella, we are deeply grateful to our servicemen and women, veterans, and their families for their commitment and sacrifice. We’ve been recognized as a Yellow Ribbon Organization by the Minnesota National Guard and Minnesota’s governor for outstanding support of our military.

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In honor of your commitment and service to our country, Capella offers valuable military benefits

  • Flexible leave-of-absence policy to accommodate the unique challenges of your or your spouse's duty obligations.
  • Unlimited, full participation in the VA Yellow Ribbon program, which covers Capella tuition for eligible service members and veterans. 
  • 10-15% tuition discounts for service members and veterans. Capella is proud to also extend this discount to the spouses and dependents of active duty service members.

Degree Outcomes

With your Bachelor's in Business Administration from Capella, you'll learn to create organizational value, communicate effectively, plan strategically, understand business management techniques, and use appropriate financial models and principles. Discover specifically what you'll learn — and how you can apply it.

View full learning and career outcomes report for the structured format of this program at CapellaResults.com.

People with Bachelor's degrees in Business from Capella earn an average of $36,000 more per year than high school graduates.

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Career Outcomes

Common jobs with an online program in business administration include: buyer, claims adjuster, account manager, and operations manager. Potential workplaces include financial services firm, government, insurance agency, small business, and retail organization.

For a More In-Depth Study

With this area of study, Capella also offers a program concentration — an opportunity to delve deeper into your specific knowledge area. Your program concentration can be included in your transcript to potentially enhance career opportunities.

Earn Credit for What You Already Know

Your previous learning, work experience, and industry certifications may help you earn your degree in less time. To learn more, read up on our competency-based Prior Learning Assessment.

To learn more, call 1.866.933.5835, or email us. When you connect with Capella, we will immediately put you in touch with an enrollment counselor trained to assist you with specific questions and needs for your area of interest.