Capella University

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Capella University
Type For-profit
Established 1993 (1993)
Chancellor Richard Senese
Location Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Campus Online
Colors Purple and old gold

Capella University is a for-profit institution of higher learning in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The school is owned by the publicly traded Capella Education Company and delivers most of its education online. Capella offers 142 graduate and undergraduate specializations and 25 certificate programs with over 1600 online courses. Approximately 38,500 students are enrolled from all 50 states and 61 other countries, with 29 percent enrolled in doctoral programs, 42 percent enrolled in master's programs, and 26 percent enrolled in bachelor's programs. The school boasts 1,574 faculty with 87 percent holding doctoral degrees. Capella faculty live in 50 states and six foreign countries.[1]

Informatics programs

Health and clinical informatics

The following health/clinical informatics options exist for potential students:

M.S. in Information Assurance and Security, Health Care Security Specialization
32 credit hours
Available online? Yes
Program URL:

Nursing informatics

The following nursing informatics options exist for potential students:

M.S.N. in Nursing Informatics
37 credit hours
Available online? Yes
Program URL:

Additional external links


  1. "Capella University Fact Sheet" (PDF). Capella University. 2 May 2016. Retrieved 28 September 2016.