MBA – Business General Self-Designed
Capella University

Program Details

Take advantage of Capella University’s vast array of business administration coursework with the Self-Designed MBA option. Students in this concentration are able to customize their degree to focus on the topics that best suit their interests and career goals. 

Core courses provide a foundation in data analysis and professional leadership skills. Electives allow students to explore areas such as finance, marketing, strategy, and innovation. The MBA program is available in Capella’s groundbreaking FlexPath learning format, allowing you to move at your own pace, as well as GuidedPath, which provides a structured learning format with an active peer community.

This online Business Administration degree is designed to lead to any number of potential career paths. Students may consider role such as:

  • Director of marketing
  • Senior financial analyst
  • Account manager
  • Sales manager/director
  • Human resources manager/director
  • Project manager
  • Vice president of operations

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Program Accreditation & Licensing

Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Capella University is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

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

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Admission Tests

Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Additional Materials May Be Requested

Additional Info

  • Applicants must have a minimum grade point average of 2.3 or higher on a 4.0 scale.

The Accreditation Council for Business Schools & Programs (ACBSP, has accredited Capella University business programs and select specializations. For full accreditation statement and the list of accredited programs and specializations, go to