Capella University Announces Redesign of MHA, MPH, MS in Homeland Security,
and Nonprofit Management and Leadership Master's and Certificate
New streamlined curricula deliver learning outcomes with greater efficiency
and cost savings
MINNEAPOLIS -- May 01, 2013
Capella University, an accredited online university* that has built its
reputation by providing high-quality online degree programs for working
adults, has announced a redesign of four online master’s degrees and one
certificate in its School of Public Service Leadership that will help students
achieve their educational goals in less time and at a lower cost. They include
Capella’s Master of Health Administration (MHA), Master of Public Health
(MPH), MS in Homeland Security, and both the Nonprofit Management and
Leadership master’s degree (MNML) and certificate. As of March 31, 2013, more
than 36,000 students were pursuing an online degree at Capella. The learning
and career outcomes of Capella’s students and alumni can be found at
“We evaluated and streamlined these programs to ensure that our students will
be able to achieve the same learning outcomes as our previous programs, but
with greater efficiency and cost savings,” said Suzanne Holmes, DPA, dean of
Capella’s School of Public Service Leadership. “This will make their graduate
education more affordable and decrease the time it takes for them to earn
their degree and put their new professional capabilities into practice.”
Significant time and cost savings
Capella’s MHA, MPH, MS in Homeland Security, and MNML can now all be completed
in as little as 18 months, sooner if a student has transfer credits. The
Nonprofit Management and Leadership certificate can be completed in as little
as six months. Students taking two courses a quarter can achieve the following
time and cost savings:
*Capella MHA students can complete their degree up to six months sooner and
save up to $9500 over comparable online MHAs.^1 Capella is the only online
university whose MHA aligns with the National Center for Healthcare
Leadership’s (NCHL) Health Leadership Competency Model—a recognized
standard in health care education.
*Capella MPH students can complete their degree up to six months sooner and
save up to $2600 over comparable online programs.^2
*Capella MS in Homeland Security students can complete their degree one
quarter sooner and save more than $1200 over the cost of Capella’s
previous degree program.
*Capella MNML students can save up to $15,500 over the cost of a comparable
*Capella Nonprofit Management and Leadership certificate students can
complete their degrees one quarter sooner and save more than $1700 over
the cost of Capella’s previous certificate program.
Enrollment now open
Capella is now accepting enrollment applications for these programs. For more
information, please call 1.888.CAPELLA (227.3552) or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Capella University
Capella University (www.capella.edu) is an accredited online university* that
has built its reputation by providing quality online degree programs for
working adults. About 75 percent of Capella students are currently enrolled in
master's or doctoral degree programs in business, counseling, education,
health administration, homeland security, human resource management, human
services, information technology, nonprofit management and leadership,
nursing, psychology, public administration, public health, public safety, and
social work. Capella also offers bachelor's degree programs in business,
information technology, nursing, psychology, and public safety. Within those
areas, Capella currently offers 145 graduate and undergraduate specializations
and 22 certificate programs. More than 36,000 learners were enrolled as of
March 31, 2013, from all 50 states and 61 other countries. Capella is
committed to providing high-caliber academic excellence and pursuing balanced
business growth. Founded in 1993, Capella University is a wholly-owned
subsidiary of Capella Education Company, headquartered in Minneapolis. For
more information, please visit http://www.capella.edu or call 1.888.CAPELLA
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* Capella University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and is a
member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA),
Capella University, Capella Tower, 225 South Sixth Street, Ninth Floor,
Minneapolis, MN 55402, 1.888.CAPELLA (227.3552), www.capella.edu.
^1 Based on MHA credit hours and tuition costs for University of Phoenix and
Walden University as of 3/1/2013.
^2 Based on MPH credit hours and tuition costs for Walden University and
Kaplan University as of 3/1/2013.
^3 Based on tuition costs for Devry’s MPA with specialization in Nonprofit
Management as of 3/1/2013.
Michael Walsh, 612-977-5661
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