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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 sciences, 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.

Not seeing the program you are interested in? View our full list of programs.


BS – Accounting

BS – Business Administration

BS – Health Care Management

BS – Human Resource Management

BS – Project Management

BS – Management and Leadership

MBA – Health Care Management

MBA – Human Resource Management

MBA – Project Management

MBA – Self-Designed


MEd - Teaching and Learning

Health Sciences

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

MS – General Information Systems & Technology Management

MS – Project Management



BSN - RN-to-BSN/MSN Combined Option

        Care Coordination¹

        Nursing Education

        Nursing Informatics¹

        Nursing Leadership and Administration

MSN - Care Coordination¹

MSN - Nursing Education

MSN - Nursing Informatics¹

MSN - Nursing Leadership and Administration

RN-to-MSN Care Coordination¹

RN-to-MSN Nursing Education¹

RN-to-MSN Nursing Informatics¹

RN-to-MSN Nursing Leadership and Administration¹

¹The FlexPath option for this program is not currently approved for federal financial aid by the U.S. Department of Education.


BS – General Psychology 

MS – Child and Adolescent Development

MS – Educational Psychology

MS – General Psychology

MS – Industrial/Organizational Psychology

MS – Sport Psychology