Capella University and Noel-Levitz Offer Graduate Courses in Enrollment Management

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Online graduate courses from Capella University and Noel-Levitz address the growing demand for higher education enrollment management skills.

I landed a VP position because of this program. Every course was relevant to my job.

Capella University and Noel-Levitz announce the availability of online graduate courses in enrollment management, a specialized field in which higher education professionals manage an integrated and strategic approach to student recruitment, marketing, and retention efforts on college campuses. Graduates receive professional certification in enrollment management from Noel-Levitz and a Post-Master’s Certificate or a Master of Science (MS) in Higher Education with an Enrollment Management Specialization from Capella’s School of Education. In addition, students in the Post-Master’s Certificate program can apply courses to the Ph.D. in Higher Education Leadership offered by Capella’s School of Education.

Jane Kelley, a graduate of the master’s program and vice president for student affairs at Fulton-Montgomery Community College (Johnstown, New York), advanced her career in higher education by completing this program. “I landed a VP position because of this program. Every course was relevant to my job,” Kelley stated. Kelley is not alone; over 200 students have taken advantage of this opportunity to advance their careers through enrolling in the specialized Master’s degree or Post-Master’s Certificate program.

The following graduate courses are offered:

  •     Higher Education Enrollment Management - 4 credits ED7601
  •     Effective Retention in Higher Education - 4 credits ED7603
  •     Technology Applications to Enrollment Management - 4 credits ED7605
  •     Financial Assistance and Enrollment Management - 4 credits ED7607
  •     Enrollment Management Communications and Marketing Strategies and Issues - 4 credits ED7609
  •     Enrollment Management Capstone - 4 credits ED7613 (for master’s level students)
  •     Strategic Enrollment Management Planning - 4 credits ED7611 (for post-master’s students)

Applications for the Master’s degree and Post-Master’s Certificate in enrollment management are now being accepted. Classes begin Monday, July 9, 2012, and Monday, October 8, 2012. For more information, please call 1-888-CAPELLA, or e-mail info(at)capella(dot)edu. There is no residency requirement for the Master’s program and just a two-day residency requirement for the Post-Master’s Certificate.

Noel-Levitz ( is a nationally recognized higher education consulting firm that focuses on strategic planning for enrollment and student success. Since 1973, more than 2,700 colleges and universities have used Noel-Levitz services. Each year, campus executives meet regularly with Noel-Levitz to accomplish their goals for student recruitment, marketing, student retention, and strategic enrollment management. The firm offers consulting, custom research, benchmark data, innovative tools and technologies, side-by-side plan development and execution, and resources for professional development. Noel-Levitz has worked with institutions of every size, type, and mission, at the undergraduate and graduate/professional level. Our collaborations have extended into every U.S. state, Canada, Latin America and the Caribbean, and other international areas. For more information, please visit or call 1.800.876.1117.

Capella University ( is an accredited online university* where working professionals gain the skills and knowledge to make a bigger difference in their lives, work, and communities. Nearly 80 percent of Capella students are currently enrolled in master's, specialist, or doctoral degree programs in business, counseling, education, health administration, human resource management, human services, information technology, nonprofit management and leadership, nursing, psychology, public administration, public health, public safety, and social work. Capella also offers bachelor's degree programs in business, information technology, nursing, psychology, public administration, and public safety. Within those areas, Capella currently offers 136 graduate and undergraduate specializations and 17 certificate programs. More than 39,000 learners were enrolled as of Dec. 31, 2010, from all 50 states and 59 other countries. Capella is committed to providing high-caliber academic excellence and pursuing balanced business growth. Founded in 1993, Capella University is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Capella Education Company, headquartered in Minneapolis. For more information, please visit or call 1.888.CAPELLA (227.3552).

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