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Capella University Academic Graduate Certificates

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Program Overview

Capella University’s online graduate nursing certificate programs advance your knowledge of health care systems and policies, build your mastery of patient education techniques, enhance your impact on patient care, and develop skills you need to expand your career potential. Improving public health helps build stronger communities for everyone.


With Capella’s online Graduate Certificate in Public Health, you can gain foundational knowledge and skills in areas as epidemiology, biostatistics, and environmental health. These certificates let you focus on your passion so you can stand out from the crowd. Plus, you can put these credits toward an MPH or MSN.


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Program Highlights


Delivery Type

  • Capella’s GuidedPath — Preset assignments and deadlines combine with the ability to attend class online anytime, 24/7, to give you both structure and flexibility.

Course Structure

  • Interactive. Participate in faculty-led discussions and assignments.

Assignments and course activity deadlines:

  • Structure. Follow a predictable path from start to finish with weekly deadlines.


  • Regular Check-Ins. Receive feedback on your coursework from academic coaches and program advisors to keep you on track.


  • All state residents of CA, CO, DC, GA, HI, MD, OR, VA, WA are eligible to enroll in this program.


  • Quarterly start dates are available for GuidedPath.

Length of Term

  • GuidedPath — Based on the quarter system. Take one or two courses per ten-week quarter.


  • Nursing
    • Leadership
    • Informatics
    • Care Coordination
  • Public Health

Course Enrollment Maximum

  • You can complete each certificate in approximately 5 quarters by completing one course at a time. You may opt to complete courses at the rate of two courses per quarter.

Program Details




  • GuidedPath: BHMT will pay the full cost of attendance for these certificates. As a condition of participating in the BHMT academic programs, BHMT will access your KP tuition reimbursement eligible expenses to the maximum available. Should you not have sufficient KP Tuition Reimbursement funds to cover the cost of attendance, BHMT will bear the expense.
  • Capella Prerequisites: This program does not have prerequisite requirements.
Student Agreement

This program and participation is governed by the terms of the BHMT Student Agreement. Please take a few moments to familiarize yourself with the student agreement; by registering and participating in this program you are agreeing to comply with it.