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Excellence and Innovation in Online Higher Education

Capella is an accredited online university dedicated to providing an exceptional, professionally aligned education that puts you in the best position to succeed in your field. Our challenging competency-based curricula combines foundational theory with real-world application, to ensure our students receive a high-quality education.

As a Capella student, you will experience unparalleled support as you join a vibrant community of professionals, and work with a faculty of experienced and engaging instructors through our online campus and courserooms. Our classes and programs are designed to meet standards established by professional associations and accrediting bodies — so you gain skills and knowledge that are immediately applicable to your career goals.

Why Choose Capella?

Our competency-based curriculum is specifically designed for experienced professionals who want the most efficient way to gain the necessary skills and knowledge that will help advance their career.

Learn more about how Capella is reshaping education to fit your life

Celebrating 20 Years as a Higher Education Leader

Dr. Harold Abel and Stephen Shank founded Capella University in 1993. Since that time, it has been Capella University's mission to “extend access to high-quality bachelor’s, master’s, specialist, doctoral, and certificate programs for adults who seek to maximize their personal and professional potential.”

Capella University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

Key Capella Facts*

*as of 11/08/2018

We Offer 53 Degree Programs and More than 140 Specializations

Degrees & Programs