GAIN THE SKILLS TO ADVANCE YOUR CAREER

Capella's degree programs are closely aligned to external, professional standards to ensure that 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.

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

We Are Professionally-Aligned

Our psychology program will fuel your passion for helping others. This program is streamlined for cost and timing, and aligned with industry standards and key professional organizations to consistently deliver real-world application, deepen your knowledge and enrich your study.

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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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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.

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Capella Helps Professionals Reach Their Potential

Meet Our Distinguished Faculty

Capella's experienced faculty members have worked as licensed practitioners, school psychologists, and psychologists, and have expertise in child and adolescent development, and family and geriatric issues. They are also proficient in designing programs to meet state and national accreditation standards, and have experience consulting with privately held businesses with a focus on succession planning, organizational development, executive development, and coaching.

6 Ways to Save

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    Take Control and Save with Self-Paced Learning

    FlexPath is a more accessible, flexible, and efficient way to earn your degree – allowing you to complete multiple courses at your own pace while paying one flat tuition rate per quarter.

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    Start Now, Save $6,000

    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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    Transfer Credits

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

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    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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    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.

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    Employer & Association Discounts

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

In 2011, the median annual salary for people with a bachelor's degree was $16,000 more than those with only some college education.
U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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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.