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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.

78PERCENT

of Capella alumni report having advanced professionally while still in their Capella program.Eduventure Alumni Survey, 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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Capella: An Accredited University

Higher Learning Commission Mark of Affiliation

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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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.

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8 Ways to Save

  • 1

    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.

  • 2

    Start Now, Save Up to $13,725

    You can save up to $13,725 as you fulfill your general education requirements. To be eligible for the Bachelor's Advance Grant, you must enroll by April 7, 2014 and meet all other eligibility requirements.

  • 3

    Transfer Credits

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

  • 4

    Save up to $10,000 with Sophia

    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.

  • 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.

  • 6

    15% Military Discount

    Capella is proud to provide military benefits, including a 15% tuition discount off bachelor's programs.

  • 7

    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.

  • 8

    Employer & Association Discounts

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

Source

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.

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.

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