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.
Capella: An Accredited University
Capella University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA), www.ncahlc.org. Capella University, Capella Tower, 225 South Sixth Street, Ninth Floor, Minneapolis, MN 55402, 1-888-CAPELLA (227-3552), www.capella.edu.
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.
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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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Nurses who hold an RN license who start their program between May and September 2014 and pass their first course are eligible to receive a grant ($1,500 for certificate programs, $3,000 for bachelor's programs, $4,000 for master's programs, $5,000 for doctoral programs).
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To be eligible for the Bachelor's Completion Grant, you must start your Bachelor of Science degree program at Capella University by April 7, 2014, pass your first course, and carry at least 7 credits in each subsequent quarter of the grant period.
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15% Military Discount
Capella is proud to provide military benefits, including a 15% tuition discount off bachelor's programs.
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.
Employer & Association Discounts
Tuition discounts from Capella-affiliated employers and colleges can make your degree more affordable, saving you thousands.
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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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.
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.