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Business certificate programs

School of Business, Technology, and Health Care Administration

Update your business skills and expand your career options with specialized knowledge you can use immediately on the job. Plus, the graduate credits you earn can be applied to your next Capella degree.

Gain the skills you need to advance in business

An online business certificate from Capella can help you develop specialized business knowledge. Our practical, relevant coursework can help you master evidence-based decision-making in the workplace.

We offer an undergraduate certificate in accounting, and two graduate certificates – business administration and human resource management – all designed to help you flexibly grow your skills and pursue your career goals. Earning your certificate can also help you get ready to pursue a bachelor’s or master’s degree in business.

Undergraduate business certificates

Gain the foundational knowledge you need to grow your career in business. Undergraduate business certificates provide an opportunity to earn a valuable academic credential in less than 1.5 years, which can later be applied to a bachelor's degree.

Graduate business certificates

Strengthen your business acumen. With a graduate business certificate, you can develop specialized skills and knowledge to prepare for a broader range of career possibilities. Some business certificates can help prepare you for industry-specific licensure requirements and give you an accelerated path toward a master’s degree.

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. 

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Ready to earn a business certificate?

Our comprehensive University Guide provides information designed to help you choose your online program.

Why earn a business certificate with Capella?

An undergraduate or graduate business certificate can set you apart with updated skills for employers to notice.

Put your business skills into action

A combination of theoretical coursework and practical knowledge puts you in position to apply your knowledge in today’s business settings.

Rigorous, not impossible

Our curriculum equips you to challenge your mind and advance your field, preparing you to reach your goals.

Learn from Faculty Experts

Our scholar-practitioner faculty can provide valuable support throughout your certificate program.

Ways to Save

Grants, scholarships, military benefits and employer tuition reimbursements may be available to help you pay for your business certificate. Talk with one of our financial aid advisors today.

Ready for the next step?

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