Capella University

MBA - Business General, Self-Designed (ACBSP-accredited)


225 South 6th Street, 9th Floor

Minneapolis, MN 55402

United States

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

MBA - Business Administration (ACBSP-accredited)

Format: Online

Program Description:

Capella University's online MBA in Business Administration program improves your ability to lead innovation and ongoing success in organizations. You will engage in a thorough study of traditional business disciplines, such as accounting, finance, marketing, operations, strategy, and data analytics, all integrated with some of today's most sought-after areas of expertise: globalization, ethical leadership, business communication, critical thinking, collaboration, and technology.

To help you build a solid foundation of business knowledge and high-level skills, our online MBA program offers:
• Integrated business disciplines to prepare you to excel in a cross-functional business environment
• Simulation scenarios and a personalized capstone project that allows you to blend knowledge gained throughout the program and apply it to a project meaningful to your career
• MBA Central, your gateway to program news and resources, including current business information, events, networking, and exchanges with experts, faculty, and peers
• Mobile-access learning that fits into your busy lifestyle

Furthermore, Capella University has teamed with The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) to offer business students full digital access to the most timely, relevant business news, enhancing your academic experience and giving you a competitive edge in your career.

Students in Capella’s MBA with a specialization in General Business Administration program have the opportunity to earn Post Baccalaureate Certificates in Business Intelligence, Business Management, Entrepreneurship, and Management Consulting while enrolled their program. Each of these certificates is comprised entirely of MBA courses and has the potential to be earned depending on the specialization courses taken.

With your Master's in General Business Administration from Capella, you'll apply foundational knowledge and an understanding of business systems, processes, and technology within and across core disciplines. You'll also learn how to integrate information across disciplines and from differing perspectives, and apply innovative, strategic, and sustainable approaches to business practice and planning.

You can also earn your MBA with a specialization in General Business Administration with Capella's FlexPath, a revolutionary way to complete your degree on your own schedule. With FlexPath, you'll make the most of the knowledge and experience you already have while developing and demonstrating new skills and knowledge at your own pace. You will achieve the same learning outcomes as Capella's traditional online programs – and earn the same degree – only in a more efficient, personalized way.

Common jobs with an online program in general business administration include accountant, buyer, controller, event director, hospital administrator, insurance underwriter, operations manager or sales manager. Potential workplaces include corporation, financial/banking institution, government, health care organization, insurance company or retail organization.

Capella Education Company was named one of Forbes magazine’s “100 Most Trustworthy Companies in America” for 2014 (Forbes, 2014).


Capella University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. Higher Learning Commission:, 800.621.7440 Capella University, Capella Tower, 225 South Sixth Street, Ninth Floor, Minneapolis, MN 55402, 1.888.CAPELLA (227.3552),

Facts & Figures

Classification: Specialized Institution—Other

Loans Offered: Capella participates in Federal financial aid programs including the Federal Pell Grant Program and Federal Stafford Loan Program. Capella is also eligible to certify Veterans Educational Benefits and can provide info on other non-federal loan programs.

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