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Health Professions at Capella University

If you are interested in studying health professions, you may want to check out the program at Capella University. The following information will help you decide if it is a good fit for you.

Capella University is located in Minneapolis, Minnesota and approximately 36,284 students attend the school each year. Of the 2,866 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Capella University in 2019, 1,491 of them were health professions majors.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Health Professions section at the bottom of this page.

Capella University Health Professions Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Health Professions
  • Master’s Degree in Health Professions
  • Doctorate Degree in Health Professions

Online Classes Are Available at Capella University

Don't have the time or the flexibility in your schedule to take traditional classes? Online courses may be the perfect solution for you. They allow independent learners to study when and where they want to while offering the rigor of in-person classes.

Capella University does offer online education options in health professions for the following degree levels for those interested in distance learning:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Master’s Degree

Capella University Health Professions Rankings

The following rankings from College Factual show how the health professions progam at Capella University compares to programs at other colleges and universities.

Note: Although rankings can help you see some information about a school, it's not a good idea to depend on them alone. Be sure to check out other things about the school before making your decision to attend.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The health professions major at Capella University is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Health Professions. This could be for a number of reasons, such as not having enough data on the major or school to make an accurate assessment of its quality.

Ranking Type Rank
Best Health Professions Colleges for Non-Traditional Students 6
Best Health Professions Colleges for Veterans 7
Most Popular Online Health Professions Schools 12
Most Popular Colleges for Health Professions 18
Highest Paid Health Professions Graduates 117
Most Focused Colleges for Health Professions 532

In 2019, 1,917 students received their master’s degree in health professions from Capella University. This makes it the #5 most popular school for health professions master’s degree candidates in the country.

There were 225 students who received their doctoral degrees in health professions, making the school the #128 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.

Health Professions Student Demographics at Capella University

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the health professions majors at Capella University.

Capella University Health Professions Bachelor’s Program

91% Women
20% Racial-Ethnic Minorities
During the 2018-2019 academic year, 1,491 students graduated with a bachelor's degree in health professions from Capella University. About 9% were men and 91% were women.

Capella University Gender Breakdown of Health Professions Bachelor's Degree Grads

About 52% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in health professions at Capella University are white. This is below average for this degree on the nationwide level.

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Capella University with a bachelor's in health professions.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Health Professions Majors at Capella University
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 41
Black or African American 128
Hispanic or Latino 98
White 768
International Students 1
Other Races/Ethnicities 455

Capella University Health Professions Master’s Program

85% Women
37% Racial-Ethnic Minorities
The health professions program at Capella University awarded 1,917 master's degrees in 2018-2019. About 15% of these degrees went to men with the other 85% going to women.

Capella University Gender Breakdown of Health Professions Master's Degree Grads

Of the students who received a health professions master's degree from Capella University, 51% were white. This is below average for this degree on the natiowide level. In the health professions master's program at this school, racial-ethnic minorities make up 37% of degree recipients. That is 4% better than the national average.*

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Capella University with a master's in health professions.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Health Professions Majors at Capella University
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 60
Black or African American 470
Hispanic or Latino 134
White 974
International Students 7
Other Races/Ethnicities 272

Capella University also has a doctoral program available in health professions. In 2019, 225 students graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.

Concentrations Within Health Professions

The following health professions concentations are available at Capella University. The completion numbers here include all graduates who receive any type of degree in this field from Capella University. Some of these focus areas may not be available for your degree level.

Concentration Annual Degrees Awarded
Nursing 2,004
Mental & Social Health Services 880
Health & Medical Administrative Services 638
Public Health 191
Medical Illustration & Informatics 151

Careers That Health Professions Grads May Go Into

A degree in health professions can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for MN, the home state for Capella University.

Occupation Jobs in MN Average Salary in MN
Personal Care Aides 75,830 $26,260
Registered Nurses 69,000 $78,920
Nursing Assistants 31,640 $33,710
Home Health Aides 22,380 $28,940
Office and Administrative Support Worker Supervisors 22,140 $62,070

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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