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Explore online learning at an accredited university as a non-degree student and sharpen skills for your current job. Individual courses can apply toward a future degree or fulfill specific coursework requirements.
Undergraduate business courses
BUS3011 - Fundamentals of Management (3 quarter credits) In this course, learners examine the fundamental principles of management and the characteristics that make an effective manager. Learners then apply these principles in management decision-making roles of planner, organizer, controller and communicator. Learners who have received credit for BUS3010 may not take BUS3011.
BUS3012 - Fundamentals of Leadership (3 quarter credits) This course is an introduction to principles and theories of leadership behavior and their application in business and community settings. Learners develop and demonstrate awareness of the characteristics, styles and practices necessary for effective leadership. Learners who have received credit for BUS3010 may not take BUS3012.
BUS3022 - Fundamentals of Supply Chain Management (3 quarter credits) This course is an introduction to modern concepts and practices of efficient supply chain management. Learners build their knowledge of and demonstrate the relevance of supply chain design in support of organizational strategy and explore ways to manage an effective supply chain. Through the use of case studies, learners also analyze existing supply chain systems and recommend improvements.
Graduate business courses
MBA5008 - Applied Business Analytics (4 quarter credits) This course introduces learners to business analytics and its role in evidence-based decision-making. Learners examine data and analytics techniques that create relevant, actionable and meaningful information.
MBA5010 - Accounting Methods for Leaders (4 quarter credits) Learners in this course gain an understanding of how methods of financial and managerial accounting are used to analyze business performance and make evidence-based business decisions. Learners examine tax, ethical and legal implications of accounting methods.
MBA6026 - The Global Leader (3 quarter credits) This course addresses the purpose, function and responsibility of leaders in complex global business environments.
Sometimes students need additional courses to complete requirements, or their current institution doesn’t offer a course at a convenient time. Enrolling in an individual online course from Capella can provide you with a direct path to meeting your goals, helping you to:
*A maximum of three courses taken as a Capella non-degree student can be applied to a Capella degree program.
Capella University operates on the quarter credit system. Generally, 1 quarter credit is equal to .67 of a semester credit. For example, if you need 12 semester credits to complete a requirement, you would need to complete approximately 18 quarter credits. Check with your state board or learning institution to understand their transfer policies and how they convert credits.
Individual courses are not eligible for financial aid, according to Department of Education guidelines. Students who enroll in an individual course can set up a payment plan, bill their employer directly (as available) or seek outside loans as a financing option. Payment plans can be arranged by contacting our financial aid support team at 1.888.227.3552.
Applying to become a non-degree, course-only student is quick and easy. Our application can be completed online. We may require you to submit additional documents later, such as your official transcripts, proof of an undergraduate degree if you want to take a graduate course, or a Statement of Rationale for counseling courses. An enrollment specialist will contact you with next steps.