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Capella's Online Bachelor's Degree Programs

Capella's online bachelor's of science degree programs offer more than 20 specializations, minors, and concentrations — so you can focus on the field of study of your choice. Your curriculum reflects input from both academic and industry experts to help you make an immediate impact on the job, even before you graduate.

Capella can help you earn your bachelor's degree faster and for less than you thought possible. Even if you have never taken a single college class, you are closer than you think — and if you already have some college credits under your belt, it’s time to finish what you started.



Gain important skills, competencies, and practices that today's employers need and help advance your career with an online bachelor’s degree in business.

Information Technology

Build your career with in-demand skills, gain a competitive edge, and set yourself on the path to success with an online bachelor’s degree in information technology.


Gain a greater understanding of human learning, emotions and behaviors with an online bachelor's degree in psychology.


Get ready to meet the challenges of today and continue making a difference in people's lives and within health care organizations with an online RN-to-BSN degree in nursing.

Health Sciences

Health care is evolving rapidly and professionals who can keep pace with the demands are sought after by employers. A Capella online bachelor’s degree in health care can help you gain the knowledge and skills to improve your marketability and stand out in this important and exciting field.

Criminal Justice

Learn to protect the public and effectively serve your community with a solid understanding of this evolving field with an online bachelor’s degree in criminal justice.

Why Choose Capella

Capella University is an accredited online university dedicated to providing an exceptional, professionally-aligned education. Our degree 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.

As a Capella student, you'll benefit from a competency-based curriculum that combines foundational theory with real-world application and through our online campus, as you work with experienced faculty and your classmates in highly interactive course rooms.

Salaries for Capella bachelor's graduates increased an average of


within 1 year of graduating.

Alumni Outcomes Survey, 2013

FlexPath: The Most Direct Path to a Degree

For select programs Capella also offers a self-paced learning option called FlexPath. FlexPath allows you to complete your degree on your own schedule, at your own pace. You can move quickly through more familiar coursework or more slowly as needed — without the constraints of preset due dates. For many students FlexPath offers a more personalized learning approach with greater freedom, more control and the potential to save time and money.

Learn more about FlexPath Self-Paced Learning

Capella: An Accredited University

Capella University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. The Higher Learning Commission is among the six regional accrediting bodies recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Regional bodies accredit colleges and universities; national bodies accredit trade and vocational schools.


The Accreditation Council for Business Schools & Programs (ACBSP) has accredited Capella University business programs and select specializations. The full accreditation statement and the list of accredited programs and specializations is available here. Established in 1988, ACBSP is the only organization offering specialized business accreditation for all degree levels, from associate to baccalaureate to doctoral degree programs.

The BSN, MSN, and DNP degree programs at Capella University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (

The Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) is a nationally recognized accreditation agency approved by the U.S. Secretary of Education. The Commission ensures the quality and integrity of baccalaureate, graduate, and residency programs in nursing.

Capella University has been designated by the National Security Agency (NSA) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance/Cyber Defense (CAE IA/CD) for academic years 2014-2021.

Capella's BS in IT program is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET, ABET accreditation is a key indicator of Capella's dedication to educational quality that prepares our graduates for entry or advancement in the IT profession.

Gainful Employment & Learning and Career Outcomes

Investing in a college degree is no small thing. At Capella, we’re proud to share our learning and career outcomes—along with gainful employment results—so that you can make the most informed decisions about the programs that interest you.