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More new jobs are being created in health care than any other field. At the same time, mandated electronic recordkeeping and tightened patient-privacy regulations are making fluency in health informatics a sought–after skill. Capella University's online Bachelor's in Health Care Information Technology degree prepares you to help improve quality of care through technology.

Capella's BS in IT program is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET.

To learn more about this program, request more information and we will match you with an enrollment counselor who specializes in your area of study.

Industry Certifications and a Degree

Earn up to three in-demand certifications while earning your degree. We'll give you the skills and knowledge you need to take the certification exam — and the voucher to take it for free.

This specialization aligns to:

  • CompTIA A+
  • CompTIA Network+
  • CompTIA Security+

Hands-On Learning Through Virtual Lab Environment

Students in this program will experience practical, hands-on learning designed around best practices in a safe, interactive virtual lab environment. This virtual platform allows students to develop skills by practicing with tools used in the industry.

Save Thousands on Your Master's with a Combined Degree Option

Capella's combined Bachelor's-to-Master's degree options allow you to save significant time and money. It also allows you to start building for your future by earning master's-level credit while you complete your bachelor's.

Learn more about combined Bachelor's-to-Master's degrees.

Degree Outcomes

With your Bachelor's in Health Information Technology from Capella, you'll learn to understand medical terminology and use medical technology to manage healthcare data. Discover specifically what you'll learn — and how you can apply it.

View full learning and career outcomes report for this program at

People with Bachelor's degrees in IT from Capella earn an average of $42,000 more per year than high school graduates.

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Career Outcomes

Common jobs with an online Bachelor's in Health Information Technology include clinical systems architect, data architect, database administrator, network administrator or software developer. Potential workplaces include: clinic, health care system, HMO administrative office, hospital, insurance company, long-term care organization or research facility.

Earn Credit for What You Already Know

Your previous learning, work experience, and industry certifications may help you earn your degree in less time. To learn more, contact an enrollment counselor or visit our competency-based Prior Learning Assessment.

To learn more, call 866.933.5836, or email us. When you connect with Capella, we will immediately put you in touch with an enrollment counselor trained to assist you with specific questions and needs for your area of interest.