We Are Professionally-Aligned
We prepare you to improve achievement among higher education students. Our comprehensive portfolio of degree programs is designed around professional standards relevant to the needs of today's education environment. By focusing on developing effective educators in and out of the classroom, we prepare faculty and professors at the higher education level to become leaders, deepen their expertise, and cultivate an environment that helps students reach their potential.
Capella: An Accredited University
Capella University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the
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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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Meet Our Distinguished Faculty
Capella's School of Education faculty members are active and experienced in their professions, and nearly all members hold a doctoral degree. From higher education faculty to leadership, curriculum designers, and grant writers, our faculty hold top academic credentials in the areas they teach and many are published authors. Noteworthy contributions include sitting on the Executive Board for the National Association of Community and Technical Colleges and directing an Ojibwe Language and Culture Education program.
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Melody Jennings MS in Higher Education
Dr. Hua Senteny's responsiveness to my questions and concerns was unsurpassed by any other faculty member with whom I've worked. In addition, she seemed to really care about her students.
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NEW: EdD Programs
Capella has expanded our Doctor of Education (EdD) program offerings providing more opportunities for our students to succeed in the adult education environment. Compare our Education programs to learn more about our new EdD programs and how they fit your career path.
Reduce the time and cost of finishing your degree by maximizing your transfer credits.
Helene Krivosha School of Education Scholarship
Capella awards two $5,000 education scholarships each year — one to a MS learner and one to a doctoral learner. Find out if you qualify.
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.
10% Military Discount
Capella is proud to provide military benefits, including a 10% tuition discount on graduate 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.
More than 80% of current Capella students say their education has had a direct impact on their job or career.
CULES: 2010 cumulative 84% for top ratings on the following item. Knowledge and skills learned in my program have a direct impact on my current job or career.
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.