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Gain the Skills to Advance Your Career

Capella's degree programs are closely aligned to external, professional standards to ensure that you gain the same skills and knowledge as the top performers in your field. We continually review and adapt our programs to deliver the competencies you can immediately use today.

80PERCENT

More than 80% of current Capella students say their education has had a direct impact on their career.CULES, 2010

We Are Professionally-Aligned

Our degree programs are highly relevant and immediately applicable. We work with employers to understand business needs and help our alumni compete in the job market. Our designations by the National Security Agency, Department of Homeland Security, Project Management Institute, and ABET are greatly regarded by the industry.

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Earn Credit and Save with your IT certifications

Save time and money by earning credit for the knowledge you have already obtained with your PMP® & CISSP® IT certifications.

Save Up to $12,000 - with Select IT Certifications

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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

Higher Learning Commission Mark of Affiliation

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.

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Capella's BS in IT program is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org. ABET accreditation is a key indicator of Capella's dedication to educational quality that prepares our alumni for entry or advancement in the IT industry.

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Our BS in Information Technology, Project Management program is accredited by the Project Management Institute (PMI® Global Accreditation Center for Project Management (PMI-GAC).

The GAC and PMI logos are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc. For the full list of PMI's legal marks, please contact the PMI Legal department.

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Capella has been designated a National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Education (CAEIAE) for the academic years 2012–2017.

Capella Helps Professionals Reach Their Potential

Meet Our Distinguished Faculty

Most of Capella's faculty in the school of Business & Technology hold doctorates. They have deep teaching experience and bring real-world expertise to the course room, with many holding current positions in small businesses, government, non-profit, consulting, and higher education. Many of our faculty are industry leaders at organizations such as IBM, Microsoft and Vulcan Systems. In addition, numerous IT faculty members have published journal articles and books.

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9 Ways to Save

  • 1

    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.

  • 2

    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 April 7, 2014, pass your first course, and carry at least 7 credits in each subsequent quarter of the grant period.

  • 3

    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 April 7, 2014 and meet all other eligibility requirements.

  • 4

    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.

  • 5

    15% Military Discount

    Capella is proud to provide military benefits, including a 15% tuition discount off bachelor's programs.

  • 6

    Transfer Credits

    Reduce the time and cost of finishing your degree by maximizing your transfer credits.

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    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.

  • 8

    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.

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    Employer & Association Discounts

    Tuition discounts from Capella-affiliated employers and colleges can make your degree more affordable, saving you thousands.

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Source

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.

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.

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