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Don’t just learn, learn smarter

Our self-paced FlexPath learning format puts you in control. Take one or two courses at a time and complete as many as you want in 12 weeks for one tuition fee.

What is FlexPath?

FlexPath is a learning format for the way you live today. You can set your own deadlines, leverage your experience to move forward at your own pace, and take advantage of flat-rate tuition every 12 weeks to help lower the cost of earning a degree.

What makes FlexPath different?

Fitting higher education into your busy schedule can feel like a challenge. FlexPath can help. Instead of traditional exams and fixed deadlines, you demonstrate competency in specific areas within your chosen discipline, all with the freedom to learn at your own pace.

Learn on-demand

Finish a course and advance to the next one without having to wait. Need extra time on a new topic? You can take it.

Help control your costs

You pay per 12-week session rather than per credit. The faster you complete coursework, the less your degree will cost.

Leverage your experience

Set your own deadlines and use your knowledge and experience to move forward at your own pace.

Established and innovative

Since 2013, FlexPath has continuously evolved to give busy students the flexibility and control to pursue their goals

What FlexPath graduates say

Capella has over 10,000 FlexPath graduates. See how FlexPath helped these students accomplish their goals, and learn more about the student experiences.

VIDEO: Stephanie Dewald's FlexPath Story

How FlexPath works

You can earn the same degree you would earn in our GuidedPath format, with the same focus on developing practical skills and abilities in your chosen field, but with increased flexibility to control your pace and manage your schedule.

Manage the cost of earning a degree

Pay a flat tuition fee for each 12-week billing session. Take one or two courses at a time with no limit to the number of courses you complete each billing session. The faster you move, the more you save.

Set your own target dates

There are no fixed deadlines in FlexPath. When you start a new course, you set your own target dates to complete the assessments for that course. If you need to adjust your target dates for the assessments in your course, you can.

Demonstrate your competency

FlexPath assessments measure your competency in targeted skills for a professional field, so there is no wasted time or effort. As you work on each assessment, you have the freedom to explore the course material and move at your own pace.

Get support when you need it

The FlexPath courseroom gives you access to faculty members who are scholar-practitioners with real-world experience in their fields. You can also get help from academic coaches who help you stay on track to complete your goals.

VIDEO: Find your degree fast with FlexPath

Start learning today

Questions about the FlexPath learning format or academic programs at Capella? Talk to an enrollment counselor to explore the best fit for you, or take a trial course and experience the FlexPath courseroom for yourself.