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Capella University
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Avg. time to find work: Found a job before graduating
% career related to degree: 79%
Average reviewer salary: $61,296

Capella University's Top-Rated Degree Programs

Program Average Rating Percent Employed Average Time to Hire Average Salary % Degree Helped Career
Psychology Average Rating
Percent Employed 60% Average Time to Hire --- Average Salary $15,000 % Degree Helped Career 60%
Healthcare Administration Average Rating
Percent Employed 83% Average Time to Hire --- Average Salary $95,000 % Degree Helped Career 100%
Clinical Psychology Average Rating
Percent Employed 67% Average Time to Hire --- Average Salary $80,000 % Degree Helped Career 50%

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Degree: Health and Medical Administrative Services, Other
Graduation Year: 2014
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Capella has been an amazing school. It's professors and curriculum are completely applicable to each areas of learning. I would recommend this university to anyone who is motivated and has good time management skills. No more brick and mortar necessary for me.

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Degree: Security and Loss Prevention Services
Graduation Year: 1894
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The PhD program is a good old boys crappy program. I don't want to say any more because I don't want to talk anymore

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Not flexible
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Degree: Information Technology
Graduation Year: 2018
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I thought these guys were good until I had a major failure at work and asked for a one day extension. It was denied and I was told that work obligations are not a good enough reason for a 1 day extension. I don't think they will receive any more of my hard earned money. I am a full time employee that is on call. Give me a break!

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Made it possible to work and earn my Ph.D.
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Degree: Educational Administration and Supervision, Other
Graduation Year: 2014
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I was able to work full time while earnings Ph. D. Capella offered me the flexibility to achieve this. During my journey life happened several times and Capella worked with me through the setbacks. I completed my degree this year and graduated in March. Thank you for a rigorous program that helped me grow professionally.

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DON'T DO IT
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Degree: Human Services, General
Graduation Year: 2015
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This has been a nightmare almost from the very beginning. They care about one thing and one thing ONLY... MONEY. They want it no matter what you get out or should I say don't get out of their program. The main mentors are horrible obnoxious individuals and really hate to give you any help.

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Degree: Insurance
Graduation Year: 2015
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All the courses I have taken so far are very challenging. You have to put in a lot of time and energy to get good grades. Professors are all very professional and most are currently working in the IT field as a project manager, IA security officer etc. Most professors have degrees from prestigious universities. Expect not to have any weekends for two years! You have more homework compared with most traditional classrooms. If you're lazy, then this school is not for you.

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Degree: Health/Health Care Administration/Management
Graduation Year: 2014
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I read other reviews before enrolling in this program and I decided to ignore them, that is why I am writing this review. They all said that they did not learn anything and it was a lot of money for a piece of paper and I totally agree. If you want to get a masters with little effort and little learning than this is the program for you. I did enjoy getting 100 on every single assignment I submitted with little effort. But I would have enjoyed a good education as well. Just remember this when you decide if you would like to attend this school.

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Degree: Information Technology
Graduation Year: 2012
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As with any education experience, you will have good teacher, instructors and professors, and bad ones. Out of all the courses I took, there are only two I would grade with a D or F. Those are not very bad odds in my meager experience. The courses were challenging with some downright difficult. I do not feel my money was wasted, I learned a lot and found a job within 2 months of graduating. Note, this was in 2012, so I cannot speak to the school since then. Most instructors seemed encouraging and appeared to care about the education of their students. The two I would rate very low failed to respond to student issues, questions or concerns. It was apparent that they were part-time instructors and were only there for the pay. Little more than opening the next week's activities and cutting the bare minimum of work was accomplished on their parts. One even incorrectly recorded my final grade, which would have dropped my GPA resulting in a loss of achieving Magna Cum Laude (a personal goal). However, every other educator was very helpful and engaged with students. Most responded to questions within hours and rarely beyond 24 hours. I was full-online and expected the education to be lesser than the traditional brock and mortar school. I was very wrong. I feel I was challenged even more online as the nature of online communications limit the amount of class cohesion and communication. It is quite independent and you are responsible for the level of effort. I feel my level of effort was fairly represented in my final achievements.

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Degree: Education, Other
Graduation Year: 2014
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I was able to take my time and take classes at my own pace. I am graduating this fall. I will say, just like any collage I have great professors, good professors, ok and even one bad professor. But I found the work challenging and meaningful. I was able to use many of my ELCC activities to help advance my career and impress my principal.

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Um, you're graduating from college but you spell it "collage"? QED.

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Degree: Psychology, Other
Graduation Year: 2015
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The faculty and professors are the most professional and educated of anyone and surpass any college I have attended online or in a brick & mortar campus. Thank you Capella.

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