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Meet the growing demand for skilled data professional with Capella University's Bachelor's in Information Technology and minor in Data Management. You'll gain the knowledge and skills to evaluate the methods used to organize and store data so it can be efficiently found and effectively communicated as well as help support an effective data management program in a variety of settings.

The content alignment of Capella's Data Management minor was developed in conjunction with the experts who helped create the Data Management (DAMA) International Guide to the Data Management Body of Knowledge (DMBOK).

As a result, Capella's Data Management minor will provide the foundational knowledge required for certification in the Certified Data Management Professional (CMDP) certification offered by DAMA.

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 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 Information Technology and minor in Data Management from Capella, you'll understand data governance, architecture, design and integration, database administration, data modeling and standards, and strategies and techniques in traditional, distributed, and virtual environments. You'll also be able to integrate recognized concepts in business process, data architecture and design, and database development with best practices used in real-world situations, in order to excel as a practitioner in your chosen careers. Discover specifically what you'll learn — and how you can apply it.

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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 Information Technology and minor in Data Management include data developer, data analyst, data specialist, data management specialist, data modeler, quality assurance analyst, database developer, or database administrator. Potential workplaces include: corporation, government agency, higher education, or business consulting firm.

For a More In-Depth Study

With this area of study, Capella also offers a program concentration — an opportunity to delve deeper into your specific knowledge area. Your program concentration can be included in your transcript to potentially enhance career opportunities.

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 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.