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HAROLD ABEL SCHOOL OF SOCIAL AND BEHAVIORAL SCIENCECOUNSELING, PSYCHOLOGY, SOCIAL WORK

Gain the Skills to Advance Your Career

Capella's degree programs are closely connected to the needs of your profession. We continually review and adapt our programs to ensure you get the skills and knowledge you need to play an important role in the lives of others.

80PERCENT

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

We Are Professionally-Aligned

An aging population, the rise of in-home care, and other factors have created a critical need for social workers. Our Doctor of Social Work (DSW) program develops doctoral-trained professionals with the advanced knowledge to serve as faculty, administrators or leaders. Designed around national social work education guidelines, this program includes a strong focus on the growing use of technology. It is one of very few online DSW degrees in the U.S.

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Capella: An Accredited University

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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

Nearly all of Capella's faculty from the Harold Abel School of Social and Behavioral Sciences have a doctoral degree and many work as social workers. Our instructors 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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The entire dissertation process can be overwhelming and daunting, but Dr. Marie Salimbeni has a way of encouraging and motivating her learners to move forward.

Chanda Jackson Doctor of Social Work

4 Ways to Save

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    Transfer Credits

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

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    10% Military Discount

    Capella is proud to provide military benefits, including a 10% tuition discount on graduate programs.

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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.

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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.

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