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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.


More than 80% of current Capella students say their education has had a direct impact on their career.CULES, 2010

We Are Professionally-Aligned

Hundreds of health care organizations — including hospitals, clinics and care centers — are aligned with Capella as an education partner. These employers recognize Capella degree programs are designed for on-the-job impact.

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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.

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Enroll in the RN-to-BSN and apply for a $2,000 scholarship; no essay required, no need to pay it back.

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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.

Between 2010 and 2020 there will be 5.6 million job openings in health care occupations.

Georgetown University-Center on Education and the Workforce. Study Title: Healthcare, June 2012. (pg 12)

Meet Our Distinguished Faculty

Our health care faculty have served as leaders of regional, national and international organizations including major hospitals, care providers, pharmaceutical companies, public health organizations, and Veterans Administration.

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5 Ways to Save

  1. 1

    Start Now, Save up to $8,000

    To be eligible for the $8,000 Bachelor's Business Career Advancer Scholarship you must enroll in a qualifying bachelor's program by June 8, 2015, pass your first course, and meet all other eligibility requirements.

  2. 2

    Transfer Credits

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

  3. 3

    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.

  4. 4

    Employer & Association Discounts

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

  5. 5

    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.

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.