Capella is an accredited university, a vibrant community of learners, and a faculty of committed and engaging instructors. Through our online campus and course rooms, we provide exceptional higher education to adult learners throughout the United States and across the globe.
Dr. Harold Abel and Stephen Shank founded Capella University in 1993. Since that time, it has been our mission to extend access to high quality doctoral, master's, bachelor's, and certificate programs for adults who seek to maximize their personal and professional potential. Our online, competency-based programs deliver core skills that are immediately applicable and professionally relevant.
Capella is owned by the publicly traded Capella Education Company, accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, and is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA).