MINNEAPOLIS, July 31, 2007 – Capella University (www.capella.edu), an accredited,* online university based in Minneapolis, today introduced a new Education Specialist (EdS) online degree program, as well as a Master of Science in Public Health. Twelve new graduate and undergraduate specializations are also being launched in such fields as emergency management, retail management, school counseling, educational leadership, health information management, human resource management, information security, and project management.  Enrollment is now open, with classes beginning fall quarter 2007. Read the rest of this entry »

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MINNEAPOLIS, June 4, 2007 – As the prison population in the United States continues to swell, it is more important than ever for prison rehabilitation programs to have a working blueprint for dealing with the shame, humiliation, and loneliness of incarceration. Dennis Pierce, a teacher/counselor with Jefferson County Juvenile Detention in Pine Bluff, Arkansas, and a doctoral student at Capella University, has written a book that offers a new approach to rehabilitation that is based on his 30+ years of experience working within prisons, in the criminal justice field and working with youth/young adults. Pierce is pursuing a PhD in human services at Capella University (www.capella.edu), which is an accredited, online university with more than 19,000 students. Read the rest of this entry »

MINNEAPOLIS, May 21, 2007 – A new blog focusing on public safety and law enforcement issues has been launched by two public safety faculty members of Capella University. Titled Public Safety Signals (www.publicsafetysignals.com), it provides a venue for those working or interested in the fields of public safety and law enforcement to join in conversations about the latest news, trends and other important issues related to public safety. The authors – Charles Tiffin, program chair for the public safety program at Capella; and Joseph Pascarella, core faculty member at Capella – are experienced professionals and educators in the field of public safety. Capella University (www.capella.edu) is an accredited, online university with more than 19,000 students. Read the rest of this entry »

MINNEAPOLIS, February 22, 2007 – Capella University (www.capella.edu), an accredited,* fully online university based in Minneapolis, Minn., today introduced new graduate and post-graduate educational offerings in public safety, IT, business, and education. Enrollment is now open for the programs, with classes beginning spring quarter 2007. Read the rest of this entry »