No matter where you want to go in IT, Capella has a specialized program to help you gain the skills and knowledge you need to perform at the top of your field. Choose from degree options in information technology, information security, project management, and more.
Designed for both immediate on-the-job impact and long-term success, Capella’s competency-based information technology programs can help you go further in your IT career.
The knowledge you gained for your IT certifications — including CISSP®, CISA®, CISM®, and more — can help you earn college credit toward a Capella bachelor’s or master’s IT program, saving you time and up to $12,000. Explore Qualified Programs
FlexPath is a more accessible, flexible, and efficient way to earn your degree – allowing you to complete multiple courses at your own pace while paying one flat tuition rate per quarter.
You can earn credits through our Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) process by demonstrating mastery of competencies, and may be eligible to earn credit for previous coursework, experience and learning.
To be eligible for the Military Advance Doctoral Grant you must have a military affiliation, enroll in an eligible doctoral program at Capella University by December 8, 2014, and meet all other eligibility requirements.
Reduce the time and cost of finishing your degree by maximizing your transfer credits.
Many employers offer tuition reimbursement to their employees — even those without a formal program. Check with your HR department or manager to see if you are eligible.
Tuition discounts from Capella-affiliated employers and colleges can make your degree more affordable, saving you thousands.
People with master's degrees in IT from Capella earn an average of $38,000 more per year than people who only hold a bachelor's degree.
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Our dedicated team of military support counselors will work with you to take advantage of the latest military and VA benefits, plus we offer tuition discounts, military leave of absence and a flexible degree program that can move with you to any duty station.
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Our MS in Information Systems and Technology Management program is accredited by the Project Management Institute (PMI® Global Accreditation Center for Project Management (PMI-GAC).
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Capella University has been designated by the National Security Agency (NSA) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance/Cybersecurity (CAE IA/CD) for academic years 2014-2021.
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Students in this specialization will explore penetration testing techniques in our virtual lab environment using leading industry tools, including BackTrack and Metasploit. In addition, students will learn to manage real-time responses to security breaches using Nessus® to perform vulnerability assessments, including system sanitizing and hardening.
For select programs Capella also offers a self-paced learning option called FlexPath. FlexPath allows you to complete your degree on your own schedule, at your own pace. You can move quickly through more familiar coursework or more slowly as needed — without the constraints of preset due dates. For many students FlexPath offers a more personalized learning approach with greater freedom, more control and the potential to save time and money.
If I had a question about how best to solve a technical problem, Dr. Kris Jamsa not only offered advice on how best to approach that particular problem, but also offered a practical, hands-on solution that equated to how something may transpire in industry.R.Scott HarringtonMS in Information Technology