Capella: An Accredited University
Capella University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA), www.ncahlc.org. Capella University, Capella Tower, 225 South Sixth Street, Ninth Floor, Minneapolis, MN 55402, 1-888-CAPELLA (227-3552), www.capella.edu.
The Higher Learning Commission (HLC) is among the 6 regional accrediting bodies recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Regional bodies accredit colleges and universities; national bodies accredit trade and vocational schools.
Capella's BSN, MSN and DNP degree programs are accredited* by The Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), 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.
*The BSN, MSN and DNP degree programs at Capella University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, DC 20036, (202) 887-6791 http://www.aacn.nche.edu/ccne-accreditation.
Compare Our Tuition
Capella's RN-to-BSN program is 27% less than the average tuition of five competitive online RN-to-BSN programs, saving you over $7,000.
1 $20,790 is the total cost assuming 114 transfer credits at $315/credit.
2 $28,640 is the average RN-to-BSN tuition of 5 competitive online RN-to-BSN programs, calculated from the university's 2012-2013 total program cost listing.
Nursing Continuing Education Credit
Capella's Nursing Development Webinar Series is a free, CE-credit opportunity featuring 6 webinars based on the Magnet® skills of excellence within nursing practice. Other CE opportunities with Capella include:
Earn free CE credit and equip yourself to make a greater impact on breast cancer care with a free, 7-part webinar series at Nurse.com/BreastCancer sponsored by Capella University and the National Breast Cancer Foundation.
As an emerging or developing nurse leader, you need the skills to lead through change. Prepare for the road ahead with the ANA Leadership Institute's Change Ahead seminar series, powered by Capella University. Register today.
Our online nursing degrees are designed to deliver skills you can apply directly to your career right now. To meet the demands of an evolving health care system and the changing needs of patients, Capella has designed a simulation tool to practice solving real health care challenges. Through these simulations, you will quickly gain the interprofessional leadership skills and competencies that can make an impact in your career.
Meet Our Distinguished Faculty
Every member of Capella's nursing faculty has a doctoral degree combined with leadership experience, and a background in frontline nursing. Our expert nursing faculty will help you deepen your expertise, develop new skills and gain knowledge, while providing the support you need to prepare for challenging and rewarding career opportunities.
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