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FlexPath Learning Format

A smarter way to earn your degree

At Capella, we’re reshaping higher education with our game-changing FlexPath format. You can learn on demand, leverage your experience, and move at your own speed. FlexPath puts you in control, so you can earn a degree on your terms.

FlexPath puts you in control

Earn your degree in 12 months and under $11,500*

*Generally, the fastest 10% of students finish in a year. Your program length and cost will vary by your degree program, transfer credits, the per-session cost, and how quickly you complete courses. Books, supplies, and other fees apply.

Learn on demand

With FlexPath, you control the schedule. Finish a course and advance to the next one without having to wait. Need extra time on a new topic? You can take it. Our FlexPath support team is always available if you need help.

Control your costs

By charging for a 12-week billing session, rather than per credit, FlexPath can help you control your cost. You take one or two courses at a time, and complete as many as you want in 12 weeks for one tuition fee. The faster you move through your coursework, the less it costs to earn your degree.

Learn more about how FlexPath tuition works »

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Advance quickly and maximize your time 

You may be able to apply coursework from your previous degrees and certificates—or even your work experience—for credits. You won’t waste time learning what you already know, and you’ll advance quickly toward graduation. Now that’s learning smarter.

FlexPath explained by students
VIDEO: FlexPath explained by students
VIDEO: FlexPath explained by students

FlexPath explained by students and faculty

Real students and faculty discuss what happens when you control the pace of learning, apply what you know to make faster progress, and take advantage of flat-rate tuition to lower the cost of earning a degree.

Available programs with FlexPath

* This program has not yet been evaluated by the Minnesota State Approving Agency and is therefore not currently eligible for VA benefits.

AMP = Accelerated Maseter's  Pathway option available.

Find out if FlexPath is right for you

Take our Path Finder Quiz to see if FlexPath is a good option for you or experience FlexPath with a free trial course before you apply.

Meet Nacole - nurse, mom, and FlexPath student

"I don't have the lifestyle that would allow me to sit in a class for two or three hours."*

*Actual FlexPath student compensated for appearing in Capella promotional materials.

Nacole is a Nurse Practitioner with a busy family. She’s pursuing an MBA to master the business side of health care, and improve outcomes for patients. It’s important work—and with FlexPath, she designs a smart learning schedule that fits her life. 

See how Nacole and others fit school into their lives  »

Take the next step

Get started on your journey now by connecting with an enrollment counselor. See how Capella may be a good fit for you, and start the application process.