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BS Bachelor of Science in Information Technology Project Management specialization

Program Accreditations

Accreditation is an important credential to look for when choosing a university because it is an assurance to you and the public that an institution meets or exceeds standards for quality of faculty, curriculum, student services and fiscal stability.

Types of Accreditation

Capella University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

The Higher Learning Commission is among the 6 regional accrediting bodies recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Regional bodies accredit colleges and universities; national bodies accredit trade and vocational schools.

In addition to our regional accreditation, Capella has achieved specialized and program-specific accreditation recognizing the quality and legitimacy of our degree programs.

Capella's BS in IT program is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org. 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.

The Project Management Institute (PMI®) Global Accreditation Center (GAC) has accredited Capella's BS-IT, BS-Business, MS-IT, and MBA Project Management specializations, as well as its Combined BS/MS in IT option.†

†PMBOK and the GAC logo are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc. For the full list of PMI's legal marks, please contact the PMI Legal Department.

Why Accreditation Matters

Accreditation ensures that your degree is recognized by employers, professional associations and other accredited institutions of higher education. Regional accreditation is especially critical for people who want to transfer credits from another accredited college or university. To understand which of your credits may transfer to Capella, please contact us.

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.