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Which Learning Format Is Right For You?

Capella University offers 100 percent competency-based education with two online-learning formats to pick from: GuidedPath and FlexPath. GuidedPath is Capella’s original online learning format, offered in all programs.  FlexPath is currently available only for select bachelor's, certificate, master's, and MBA programs in business, IT, health care administration, nursing, psychology, and education.

Take 2-4 minutes to answer eight quick questions, and discover which format is the best fit for you. 

Programs offered in both FlexPath and GuidedPath formats.

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BS – Accounting

BS – Business Administration

BS – Health Care Management

BS – Human Resource Management

BS – Project Management

BS – Management and Leadership

MBA – Self-Designed

MBA – Health Care Management

MBA – Human Resource Management

MBA – Project Management

Certificate– Business Administration


MEd - Teaching and Learning¹

¹This program has not yet been evaluated by the Minnesota State Approving Agency and is therefore not currently eligible for VA benefits.

Health Care Administration

BS - Health Care Administration Leadership

BS - Health Care Administration Leadership, Accelerated Master's Pathway

BS - Health Information Management

BS - Health Information Management, Accelerated Master's Pathway

MHA - General Health Administration

Certificate - Health Administration


BS – General Information Technology

BS – Information Assurance and Cybersecurity

BS – IT Project Management

BS – Minor: Network Technology: Cisco

BS – Minor: Network Technology: Microsoft

BS – Minor: System Development: Mobile

BS – Minor: System Development: Web Application



BSN - RN-to-BSN/MSN Combined Option

MSN – Care Coordination

MSN – Nursing Education

MSN – Nursing Informatics

MSN – Nursing Leadership and Administration

MSN - Care Coordination

MSN - Nursing Education

MSN - Nursing Informatics

MSN - Nursing Leadership and Administration

RN-to-MSN Care Coordination

RN-to-MSN Nursing Education

RN-to-MSN Nursing Informatics

RN-to-MSN Nursing Leadership and Administration


BS – General Psychology 

MS – Child and Adolescent Development

MS – Educational Psychology

MS – General Psychology

MS – Industrial/Organizational Psychology

MS – Sport Psychology