About Capella University Online

The first and only Capella online university offering CACREP-accredited master's degree specializations. Capella University has been designated a National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Education by the National Security Agency and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

Capella Online University's courses & programs have gained national recognition and awards for excellence from a variety of organizations.

Programs fromCapella Accredited Online University

  1. Capella University's Business Degree Programs
    Capella University's business and management specializations enable students to take practical solutions directly from their courses into the workplace. BS, MS, MBA, PhD and DBA degrees are offered.

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  2. Capella University's Counseling Degree Programs
    Capella University currently offers 3 CACREP-accredited master's programs: Mental Health Counseling, Marriage and Family Therapy, and School Counseling. CACREP accreditation is your assurance that these Capella programs have been evaluated and meet the rigorous standards set by the mental health counseling profession. Request more information

  3. Capella University's Criminal Justice Degree Programs
    Capella has an educational alliance with the FBI, and has been designated a National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Education by the National Security Agency and U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Capella's public safety degree programs are recognized by Quality Matters, a faculty-centered peer review process designed to certify the quality of online courses and online components. Request more information

  4. Capella University's Master's and Doctoral Programs for Working Educators
    Capella University offers a variety of specializations designed to enhance your expertise and career potential in K-12 or Higher Education. Request more information

  5. Capella University's Health Care Programs
    Capella University's full portfolio of health care specializations are designed to give you the skills required to meet change head on. Your studies can help you have a greater impact in your work, applying emerging practices, trends, and knowledge in your profession. Capella offers a broad portfolio of health care offerings, including: Health Administration, Health Care Management, Nurse Educator, Nurse Educator Bridge, Doctor of Nursing Practice, Health Informatics, Gerontology, Health Information Management, Nursing Education, Public Health. Request more information

  6. Capella University's Higher Education Programs
    Capella University offers a wide range of graduate degree specializations for education professionals, including a EdD specialization in Educational Leadership & Management that aligns with the competencies for community college leaders developed by the American Association of Community Colleges. Request more information

  7. Capella University's Human Resource Management Programs
    Capella University's degree specializations give students the skills and confidence they need to succeed in the complex, challenging field of human resource management, performance improvement, and training. Request more information

  8. Capella University's Human Services Programs
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  9. Capella University's K-12 education Programs
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  10. Capella University's Nursing Degree Programs
    Capella University's degree programs in nursing are designed to prepare experienced nurses to meet the growing need for leadership, education, and research in the nursing profession. For example, the National League for Nursing recognizes that our Nursing Education specialization aligns with the Core Competencies for Nurse Educators©, using competencies that are integral to the Certified Nurse Educator® (CNE) exam. And unlike many DNP (Doctor of Nursing Practice) programs, Capella's DNP focuses on administrative, organizational, and systems leadership competencies to prepare you for a variety of nursing leadership positions. The DNP curriculum incorporates The Essentials of Doctoral Education for Advanced Nursing Practice established by the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN). Request more information

  11. Capella University's Project Management Degree Programs
    As a Project Management Institute Registered Education Provider, Capella has been approved by PMI to issue Professional Development Units (PDUs) for more than 25 of its project management courses. This means you can pursue a degree program and receive PDU credits at the same time, or use the approved courses to meet eligibility requirements to take the Project Management Professional (PMP®) exam. Request more information

  12. Capella University's Psychology Degree Programs
    As a Project Management Institute Registered Education Provider, Capella has been approved by PMI to issue Professional Development Units (PDUs) for more than 25 of its project management courses. This means you can pursue a degree program and receive PDU credits at the same time, or use the approved courses to meet eligibility requirements to take the Project Management Professional (PMP®) exam. Request more information

  13. Capella University's Public Administration Programs
    As a Project Management Institute Registered Education Provider, Capella has been approved by PMI to issue Professional Development Units (PDUs) for more than 25 of its project management courses. This means you can pursue a degree program and receive PDU credits at the same time, or use the approved courses to meet eligibility requirements to take the Project Management Professional (PMP®) exam. Request more information

  14. Capella University's Specialization in Public Safety Programs
    Capella University addresses the growing need for leaders and professionals in public safety by offering BS, MS, and PhD programs. Capella is one of only a few schools to have an educational alliance with the FBI, and has been designated a National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Education by the National Security Agency (NSA) and U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Request more information

  15. Capella University's Information Technology Programs
    Capella offers BS and MS programs in Information Technology with specializations in Project Management with PMI® GAC accreditation, as well as specializations in Information Security at the BS, MS, and PhD levels. Capella is also designated a Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance and Security by the National Security Administration (NSA) and the Department of Homeland Security. Request more information




National recognition for excellence

  • WebCT Exemplary Course Award
  • National University Telecommunications Network (NUTN) 2006 Distance Education Innovation Award
  • WebCT Exemplary Practice Award
  • National Center of Academic Excellence designation from the National Security Agency and U.S. Department of Homeland Security

The mission of Capella University- Online is to extend access to high quality bachelor's, master's, doctoral, and certificate programs for adults who seek to maximize their personal and professional potential. This mission is fulfilled through innovative programs that are responsive to the needs of adult learners and involve active, engaging, challenging, and relevant learning experiences offered in a variety of delivery modes.

Capella Online University is committed to delivering academic excellence online to our more than 23,700 learners. Capella accredited university, offer online graduate degrees in business, education, human services, information technology, and psychology as well as undergraduate degrees in business and information technology.



Capella University Online - Accredited Degree Programs Online

100's of online university courses are available at Capella Online University, an accredited online university formally allied with corporations offers online Bachelor of Science (BS) in Business degree, Bachelor of Science (BS) in Information Technology, & Bachelor of Science (BS) in Public Safety degree programs.



Capella Universities Accreditation & Achievements

More than 100 corporations have a formal education alliance with Capella and support employee participation in our degree programs. is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA).

86% of Capella Graduates reported that their Capella degree prompted recognition and respect from their colleagues. Distance learning at an accredited online university provides you with the quality education you seek to meet the professional and academic goals you set for yourself.



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