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Gain the Skills to Advance Your Career

Capella's online Information Technology degree programs are closely aligned to professional standards to ensure you gain the same skills and knowledge as the top performers in your field. We continually review and adapt our programs to deliver the competencies you can immediately use today.


More than 80% of current Capella students say their education has had a direct impact on their career.CULES, 2010

We Are Professionally-Aligned

Capella works closely with employers in your field to ensure our online Information Technology degree programs provide a career-relevant education, while teaching skills and insights you can apply immediately.

Our designation by the National Security Agency as well as our accreditations from the Department of Homeland Security, Project Management Institute, and ABET are highly regarded by the industry.

Earn Credit and Save with your IT certifications

Save time and money by earning credit for the knowledge you have already obtained with your PMP® & CISSP® IT certifications.

Save Up to $12,000 - with Select IT Certifications

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A New Approach to Learning: FlexPath

FlexPath, Capella's new self-paced learning option, is available in select programs and allows you to take control of your learning. By moving at your pace, you can leverage your knowledge and expertise to move quickly through topics you already know and focus on the competencies you still need to master. You'll achieve the same learning outcomes as Capella's traditional online programs, only in a more efficient and personalized way.

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Capella: An Accredited University

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Capella University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA), Capella University, Capella Tower, 225 South Sixth Street, Ninth Floor, Minneapolis, MN 55402, 1-888-CAPELLA (227-3552),

The Higher Learning Commission (HLC) 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.

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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).

The GAC and PMI logos are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc. For the full list of PMI's legal marks, please contact the PMI Legal department.

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Capella has been designated a National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Education (CAEIAE) for the academic years 2012–2017.

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Meet Our Distinguished Faculty

Most of Capella's faculty in the school of Business & Technology hold doctorates. They have deep teaching experience and bring real-world expertise to the course room, with many holding current positions in small businesses, government, non-profit, consulting, and higher education. Many of our faculty are industry leaders at organizations such as IBM, Microsoft and Vulcan Systems. In addition, numerous IT faculty members have published journal articles and books.

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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 Harrington MS in Information Technology

9 Ways to Save

  • 1

    Take Control and Save with Self-Paced Learning

    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.

  • 2

    Credit for Real-World Experience

    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.

  • 3

    Start Now, Save up to $10,000

    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.

  • 4

    Start Now, Save Up to $4,000

    To be eligible for the Master's in Information Systems and Technology Management Grant you must enroll in an eligible program at Capella University by September 8, 2014, and meet all other eligibility requirements.

  • 5

    10% Military Discount

    Capella is proud to provide military benefits, including a 10% tuition discount on graduate programs.

  • 6

    Transfer Credits

    Reduce the time and cost of finishing your degree by maximizing your transfer credits.

  • 7

    Employer Tuition Reimbursement

    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.

  • 8

    Employer & Association Discounts

    Tuition discounts from Capella-affiliated employers and colleges can make your degree more affordable, saving you thousands.

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    Accelerated PhD Courseload

    For doctoral programs based on cost per quarter, rather than the number of credits, you can maximize your courseload and complete your degree faster — saving money on tuition.


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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Learn Online Anywhere, Anytime

At Capella, you will enjoy the flexibility of earning your degree on a schedule that fits your life. In our online course rooms, students and faculty participate in discussions at different times throughout the week. You will not attend class at a specific date and time, but you can expect to complete weekly assignments, reading, and participation requirements.

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