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BS Bachelor of Science in Information Technology General Information Technology specialization


Five of the fastest growing jobs requiring bachelor's degrees are in the field of information technology. Capella University's online IT degree instills in-demand technical and business skills that allow you to pursue a wide range of opportunities designing IT solutions.

Through your choice of electives, you can either map out a broad program that touches on several IT disciplines or focus on deepening your knowledge in your niche area of information technology — including networking, web development, project management, and information security.

By the time you graduate, among the many skills you'll have mastered, you'll be able to: design IT solutions to solve organizational problems, plan strategically for global and domestic environments, and design and model effective IT solutions for an organization.


Capella's BS in IT program is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET, ABET accreditation is a key indicator of Capella's dedication to educational quality that prepares our graduates for entry or advancement in the IT profession.

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

Hands-On Learning Through Virtual Lab Environment

Students 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.

For a more in-depth study

Capella's online IT degree also provides you the opportunity to delve deeper into a specific knowledge area by earning a program concentration that will be included in your transcript and can enhance your career opportunities.

FlexPath: New Self-Paced Learning Option

Earn your Bachelor's in Information Technology with Capella's FlexPath, a new way to complete your degree on your own schedule. With FlexPath, you'll take advantage of the knowledge you already have to move quickly through more familiar subjects while moving more slowly as needed to acquire new knowledge and skills. You will develop the same skills as Capella's traditional online programs — and earn the same degree — only in a more efficient, personalized way.

Capella's FlexPath Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology has been approved by the Higher Learning Commission, but is pending approval by the U.S. Department of Education (ED). Individuals interested in FlexPath may apply for admission to Capella University, however learners will not be eligible to start this FlexPath program until ED approval has been received.

The FlexPath format is not accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET,

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.

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.

Degree Outcomes

With your Bachelor's in General Information Technology from Capella, you'll be prepared to: create information technology solutions to solve organizational problems, and plan strategically for global and domestic environments. You'll also be ready to design and model effective information technology solutions for an organization. Discover specifically what you'll learn — and how you can apply it.

View the Learning and Career Outcomes Reports for this program at


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

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Career Outcomes

Common jobs with an online Bachelor's in General Information Technology include: computer forensic specialist, computer programmer, database analyst/administrator, information technology specialist, information system security analyst, mobile application developer, network engineer or web developer. Potential workplaces include: corporation, educational institution, government, health care organization, retail organization, small business or software/web development company.

To learn more, call 1.866.933.5836, 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.