We Are Professionally-Aligned
Our psychology program will fuel your passion for helping others. This program is streamlined for cost and timing, and aligned with industry standards and key professional organizations to consistently deliver real-world application, deepen your knowledge and enrich your study.
A New Approach to Learning: FlexPath
FlexPath, Capella's new self-paced learning option, is available in select programs and allows you to take control of your learning. By moving at your pace, you can leverage your knowledge and expertise to move quickly through topics you already know and focus on the competencies you still need to master. You'll achieve the same learning outcomes as Capella's traditional online programs, only in a more efficient and personalized way.
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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.
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Meet Our Distinguished Faculty
Capella's experienced faculty members have worked as licensed practitioners, school psychologists, and psychologists, and have expertise in child and adolescent development, and family and geriatric issues. They are also proficient in designing programs to meet state and national accreditation standards, and have experience consulting with privately held businesses with a focus on succession planning, organizational development, executive development, and coaching.
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Take Control and Save with Self-Paced Learning
FlexPath is a more accessible, flexible, and efficient way to earn your degree – allowing you to complete multiple courses at your own pace while paying one flat tuition rate per quarter.
Start Now, Save $6,000
To be eligible for the Bachelor's Completion Grant, you must start your Bachelor of Science degree program at Capella University by June 9, 2014, pass your first course, and carry at least 7 credits in each subsequent quarter of the grant period.
Start Now, Save Up to $13,725
You can save up to $13,725 as you fulfill your general education requirements. To be eligible for the Bachelor's Advance Grant, you must enroll by June 9, 2014 and meet all other eligibility requirements.
Reduce the time and cost of finishing your degree by maximizing your transfer credits.
Save up to $10,000 with Sophia
With Sophia Pathways for College Credit, save up to $10,000 and complete your degree sooner by taking Capella and Sophia courses at the same time.
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.
15% Military Discount
Capella is proud to provide military benefits, including a 15% tuition discount off bachelor's programs.
Employer Tuition Reimbursement
Many employers offer tuition reimbursement to their employees — even those without a formal program. Check with your HR department or manager to see if you are eligible.
Employer & Association Discounts
Tuition discounts from Capella-affiliated employers and colleges can make your degree more affordable, saving you thousands.
In 2011, the median annual salary for people with a bachelor's degree was $16,000 more than those with only some college 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.