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Business Degrees & Certificates

Business Goals, Meet Education

Do you have the drive to keep pace with global business changes? We have the flexible online degrees or certificates that fit your career goals and your schedule.

A Better Way to Your Business Degree

Education is key to success in business, no matter the industry. At Capella, students learn from experts in their field. Curricula focuses on real-world problems in finance, management, human resources, leadership, and more—giving students the skills and competencies relevant in today’s business environment. Capella offers bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees in business, as well as business certificates.

PHD

PhD in Business Management

Prepare to assume a leadership role as a business professional—learn to teach, consult, or lead as you research business systems, management, economics, and more.

DBA

Doctor of Business Administration

Understand foundational business theories and apply them to solve a real—
world problem in the workplace through in-person residencies and an applied doctoral research project.

MBA

Master of Business Administration

Advance your skills with personalized leadership coaching and data storytelling. Reach for your career goals with portfolio work projects and a self-paced MBA option.

MS

MS in Human Resource Management

Boost your HR expertise and gain the key leadership skills you need to consult with internal customers, partner with business leaders, and improve business environments.

BS

BS in Business

Build the fundamental knowledge you need to succeed in business, focusing on a specialization such as accounting, leadership, marketing, and project management. 

CERT

Business Certificates

Develop specialized knowledge with master’s- or bachelor’s-level courses in accounting, human resource management, business management, entrepreneurship, and more.

Individual Courses

Move closer towards your goals, one course at a time. Take an individual Capella course in subject areas including counseling, psychology, nursing, business, and more.

We believe in being transparent about the real cost, time, and value of a Capella degree. Learn more about Capella’s learning outcomes.

Accredited & Recognized

Capella University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

Accreditation and recognitions provide the assurance we meet standards for quality of faculty, curriculum, learner services, and fiscal stability. See all of our accreditations and recognitions

Why Choose Capella?

At Capella, you can gain in-demand skills to boost your career prospects. Our programs are professionally aligned to deliver knowledge you can use immediately on the job.

Distinguished Faculty

Our faculty is made up of scholar-practitioners who are active within their professions and bring real-world experience to the courseroom.  

Full Access to Wall Street Journal

We’ve teamed with The Wall Street Journal to give business students full digital access to timely, relevant business news.

You Could Save on Your Degree

Keep your costs down with a Capella scholarship, which never needs to be paid back.

Credit Where Credit is Due

Earn credit for knowledge you’ve gained for your certifications—CPA®, PMP®, SHRM-CP/SCP®, and more—with our Prior Learning Assessment.

Online Education. Two Ways

To meet the needs of busy professionals, we offer two competency-based online learning formats—GuidedPath  and FlexPath.

Capella’s Delta Mu Delta

Membership is a mark of excellence in business studies, signaling a commitment to academics and leadership potential.

“It was a challenge, but, for me, achieving my goal of obtaining a degree was worth every sacrifice made during the journey.”

Mary Brehl*
Bachelor of Science in Business Administration
*Actual graduate who agreed to appear in promotional materials for Capella.

Business Career Insights

What Can You Do With a Business Management Degree?

Learn how a business management degree can help you prepare for management and leadership positions.

5 Soft Skills for Business Graduates

Discover soft skills that may help you leverage your business degree on the job market.

Exploring Careers at the Intersection of Business and Technology

IT and business professionals today benefit from a shared understanding of business strategy and technology knowledge.

Ready for the next step?

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