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Build Your Career with the Right Skills

Gain a competitive edge and set your career on a path to success. At Capella, you’ll find flexible, online bachelor’s degrees in business that deliver the knowledge and skills you need to get ahead.

With professionally aligned, competency-based programs, Capella offers job-ready skills that can be applied immediately, so you’ll be able to boost your performance and capabilities, even before you graduate.

Save Time and Money with FlexPath

Complete your bachelor’s degree on your own schedule, at your own pace, with FlexPath. You can leverage your experience and knowledge to move quickly through more familiar coursework or more slowly as needed — without the constraints of preset due dates or set class times. This personalized learning approach offers greater freedom, more control, and the potential to save time and money. FlexPath is available for select business programs.

Start Now and Save with Scholarships

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

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Reach your goals sooner and lower your costs with Capella’s prior learning assessment to get credit for knowledge you’ve gained through work training, continuing education programs, and earning certifications—including PMP, SHRM-CP, and more.

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 following specialization has been accredited by the Project Management Institute (PMI®) Global Accreditation Center for Project Management (PMI-GAC)*:

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*The FlexPath format for the Project Management specializations is not accredited by Project Management Institute (PMI®) Global Accreditation Center for Project Management (PMI-GAC).

The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) has acknowledged that Capella University’s BS in Business specialization in HR Management, MBA specialization in HR Management, and MS in Human Resource Management fully align with SHRM’s HR Curriculum Guidebook and Templates.

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.

Capella and The Wall Street Journal: A collaboration that works for you

Capella University has teamed with The Wall Street Journal to offer business students full digital access to the most timely, relevant business news, enhancing your academic experience and giving you a competitive edge in your career.

The annual Capella Business Leader Award, sponsored by The Wall Street Journal, helps inspire our students to reach their potential. Each year, three eligible business students are recognized as business leaders and given the opportunity to visit Wall Street, the epicenter of U.S. business. The 2017 award recipients will travel to New York City to visit The Wall Street Journal headquarters, meet with Dow Jones Talent Development leaders, participate in the NASDAQ Closing Bell ceremony, and much more.

Deadline to apply is June 12.

Want to know more? Learn about the 2016 Capella Business Leader Award recipients that were recognized for demonstrating ambition, academic excellence, and a comprehensive understanding of the current business environment.

Target Your Studies with Concentrations

Gain specialized skills when you use elective courses to fulfill both your degree and concentration requirements at the same time.

Available concentrations include:

  • Accounting
  • Business Intelligence
  • Finance
  • Health Care Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • Management Leadership
  • Marketing
  • Project Management