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Online Master’s Degree Programs

Shine in your profession

Your motivation and dedication show when you advance your education. Meet employers’ needs and reach for your potential at the same time with an online master’s degree from Capella.

Go Farther with a Master's Degree

Capella online master’s degree programs are designed for busy professionals like you—people who want to advance their careers but also want to manage their time and money wisely.  Isn’t it time you got the advanced degree you’ve always dreamed of? From accomplished faculty members to plenty of technical and academic support, Capella offers a relevant, rigorous curriculum that will help you get where you want to go.

Most of Capella’s online master’s programs are available in two learning formats, GuidedPath and FlexPath, which allow you to live your life while you work toward advancing your career. With FlexPath you can earn your master’s degree in 12 months and under $11,000.*

Based on fastest 10 percent of students. Your program length and cost will vary by transfer
credits, the per-session cost, and how quickly you complete courses.

Online Master's Degrees

MBA

Master of Business Administration

Advance your skills with personalized leadership coaching and data storytelling. Reach for your career goals with portfolio work projects and a self-paced MBA option.

MS

MS in Human Resource Management

Boost your HR expertise and gain the key leadership skills you need to consult with internal customers, partner with business leaders, and improve business environments.

MS

MS in Analytics

Work with tools like SAS, R, Python, and Tableau to expand your skills in data mining, statistics, analytics, modeling, and forecasting, and turn data into solutions.

MS

MS in Information Technology

Grow the skills you need to solve real-world problems in your workplace. Learn to manage complex technology systems and risk mitigation, and evaluate business data.

MS

MS in Information Assurance and Cybersecurity

Learn to assess cybersecurity risks and design solutions to protect the information assets and enterprise IT infrastructures of organizations.

MS

MS in Addiction Studies

Gain graduate-level, evidence-based counseling skills in the growing field of substance abuse treatment to help individuals and their families struggling with addiction.

MS

MS in School Counseling

Gain the skills and knowledge to help K-12 students succeed in school, explore career options, and develop socially while addressing issues facing children and teens.

MS

MS in Marriage and Family Counseling/Therapy

Gain knowledge and develop clinical skills to assist individuals, couples, and families to resolve difficulties and strengthen relationships.

MS

MS in Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Empower your clients to overcome challenges as you gain advanced professional skills by applying counseling theories and research to contemporary clinical practice.

MS

MS in Psychology

Gain entry into the psychology field by applying psychological theories, research methods, and evidence-based practices and principles to your knowledge of human behavior.

MS

MS in Clinical Psychology

Deepen your knowledge of human behavior through the scientific study of mental disorders, standardized assessments, and exposure to the theories of psychotherapy.  

MED

Master of Education

Become a master educator through a series of foundational courses—paired with your choice of specialized courses—that teach the advanced skills you need to lead a modern classroom.

MS

MS in Education

Build on what you know and help students achieve while specializing in your chosen educational field—options include K-12 studies and early childhood education.

MS

MS in Education Innovation and Technology

Impact your classrooms with technology—learn to integrate devices into course plans, teach innovative thinking through technology, and achieve digital transformation.

MS

MS in Higher Education

Become an expert in adult and post-secondary education–focus on learning theory, leadership, administration, education trends, and the needs of diverse learners.

MHA

Master of Health Administration

Learn to improve the patient experience, keep health care costs down, and work with others to boost the health of the greater population in this interprofessional program.

MPH

Master of Public Health

 Prepare to improve the health of populations and learn to develop solutions to create healthy communities and improve heath access for diverse groups.

MSN

Master of Science in Nursing

Deepen your knowledge of health care systems and policies, as well as patient education and health promotion while choosing a specialization that aligns to your personal goals.

MS

MS in Criminal Justice

Deepen your understanding of human behavior, public policy, and social change in criminal justice, and grow your leadership skills through real-world simulations.

MS

MS in Emergency Management

Gain in-depth expertise in coordinating emergency management, from preparation to mitigation to response and recovery, and learn to lead in the field.

MPA

Master of Public Administration

Grow the skills needed to work with diverse populations, manage public resources, and formulate responses to public administration, public health, and public safety issues.

MS

MS in Human Services

Gain the knowledge and skills needed to help serve our changing world with an advanced degree in human services.

MSW

Master of Social Work

Gain advanced leadership skills and prepare to step into a general or clinical practice (in most states) in a management or supervisory role offering social work services.

MSW

Master of Social Work, Advanced Standing

Already have a BSW? Build on your foundational knowledge, gain advanced leadership skills, and prepare for general or clinical practice (in most states) or a management or supervisory role.

We believe in being transparent about the real cost, time, and value of a Capella degree. Learn more about Capella’s learning outcomes and gainful employment.

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Ready to get started? We’re ready for you. Chat with an enrollment counselor or apply now to take the first step on the journey toward your future.

90% of alumni are satisfied with their Capella experience.¹

83% of supervisors are satisfied with the academic preparation of Capella graduates.²

¹Alumni Outcomes Survey, 2017-2018
²Alumni Employer Survey, 2017-2018

“I truly believe that if I didn’t have this MBA, these opportunities simply wouldn’t exist for me.”

Billy Parsons*
MBA
*Actual Capella graduate who agreed to appear in promotional materials for Capella.

Master’s Questions: Answered

Our Master’s Guide answers more than 40 questions you may have about earning a master’s degree. 

Why Choose Capella?

Capella’s online master’s degree programs help you build on your current knowledge and skills so you can move your career forward.

Gain Leadership Skills

Stand out as a leader with skills and knowledge that can help you succeed in a variety of fields and careers.  

Make an Immediate Impact

Build the skills and knowledge needed to find career success early in your program.

Online Education. Two Ways

To meet the needs of busy professionals, we offer two competency-based online learning formats—GuidedPath  and FlexPath.

Learn from Faculty Experts

Capella faculty is made up of scholar-practitioners who bring the latest theories and practices into the courseroom.

Meet the Highest Standards

Our degree programs are designed to meet standards set by professional associations and select accrediting bodies.

Admission Requirements

The list of requirements for admission to Capella’s master’s degree programs is similar to that found at many schools:

  • Admission application and non-refundable $50 application fee.
  • Bachelor’s degree from an institution accredited by a U.S. Department of Education-
  • recognized accrediting agency or an internationally recognized institution.
  • Official transcript(s) documents for your previous degree and post-secondary coursework.
  • Minimum GPA as determined by your chosen program.
  • The ability to understand, read, speak, and write fluently in English.

Certain degree programs—such as counseling, social work, and nursing—may have additional requirements. International students also must submit proof of English proficiency and transcript evaluation.

While some institutions may ask for scores from the GRE, GMAT, SAT, or ACT, these tests are not required as part of admission for Capella.

Additional Master's Information

Is a Master’s Degree Right for Me?

Considering getting your master’s degree? Understanding the true cost of the degree, as well as your reasons for pursuing one, can help guide your decision.

A Guide to Academic Support at Capella

Are you interested in an online degree but worried about the support you will receive? Here’s a sampling of academic resources at Capella.

Ready for the Next Step?

Learning online doesn't mean going it alone. Help is here. From faculty, coaches, advisors, and more. Plus a supportive community of students who are as passionate about their careers as you are about yours.