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

Capella University has teamed with The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) 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 WSJ, 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 2016 award recipients will travel to New York City to visit WSJ headquarters, meet with Dow Jones Talent Development leaders, and much more.

*To be eligible for full digital access to, students must have successfully completed their first course and be currently enrolled.

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We Are Professionally-Aligned

More than 500 organizations invest in their employees who attend Capella University. By working with employers, Capella programs are aligned with industry standards and key professional organizations to consistently deliver real-world application, deepen your knowledge and enrich your study.


Earn a respected business degree, plus specialized accounting credits you need for CPA licensure.

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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.

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Earn Credit For Your Knowledge

The knowledge you gained for your certifications — including CFP®, PMP®, SHRM-CP®, and more — can help you earn college credit toward a Capella bachelor’s business program, saving you time and up to $21,276.

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Ways to Save

  1. 1

    Credit for Real-World Experience

    You can earn credits through our Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) process by demonstrating mastery of competencies, and may be eligible to earn credit for previous coursework, experience and learning.

  2. 2

    Employer Tuition Reimbursement

    Many employers offer tuition reimbursement to their employees. Check with your HR department to see if you are eligible.

In 2011, the median annual salary for people with a bachelor's degree was $16,000 more than those with only some college education.

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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 following specializations have been accredited by the Project Management Institute (PMI®) Global Accreditation Center for Project Management (PMI-GAC)*

BS in Business, Project Management
MBA, Project Management

*The PMI Global Accreditation Center Logo is a registered mark of Project Management Institute, Inc.

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

Capella Helps Professionals Reach Their Potential

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Meet Our Distinguished Faculty

More than 90% of Capella faculty in the School of Business & Technology hold doctorates. They have deep experience in the areas they teach and bring that real-world expertise to the classroom. Our business and technology faculty hold positions in a wide variety of businesses including corporate, small business, government, non-profit, consulting and higher education.

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Learn Online Anywhere, Anytime

At Capella, you will enjoy the flexibility of earning your degree on a schedule that fits your life. In our online course rooms, students and faculty participate in discussions at different times throughout the week. You will not attend class at a specific date and time, but you can expect to complete weekly assignments, reading, and participation requirements.