Gain the Skills to Advance Your Career

Capella's undergraduate Information Technology degree programs are closely aligned to external, professional standards to ensure that 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.

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

We Stay in Touch with Your Profession

We work closely with employers in your field to design an Information Technology degree that's not only current, but also teaches skills and insights you can apply immediately — your first day on the job.

This is why so many employers report that they love hiring Capella graduates. They know their field and have the practical skills needed to do the job right away. An IT degree from Capella not only helps build your confidence, but also gives you a competitive edge in the job market.

Our designations by the National Security Agency, Department of Homeland Security, Project Management Institute, and accreditation by ABET are highly regarded within their industries.

NEW FLEXPATH MINORS

Now you can earn Web Application and Mobile minors using our revolutionary learning format. You'll develop the same mastery — and earn the same degree — as our structured version, only in a more efficient, more personalized way.

Earn Credit for Your Knowledge

The knowledge you gained for your IT certifications — including CISSP®, CISA®, CISM®, PMP® and more — can help you earn college credit toward a Capella bachelor’s IT program, saving you time and up to $17,800.

 

6 Ways to Save

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    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.

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    Start Now, Save $6,000

    To be eligible for the Bachelor's Completion Grant, you must start your Bachelor of Science degree program at Capella University by April 7, 2014, pass your first course, and carry at least 7 credits in each subsequent quarter of the grant period.

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    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.

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    Transfer Credits

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

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    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.

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    Employer & Association Discounts

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

In 2011, the median annual salary for people with a bachelor's degree was $16,000 more than those with only some college education.

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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Accredited. Respected.

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.

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.

Our BS in Business, Project 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 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. *

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.

FlexPath: The Most Direct Path to a Degree

 

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.

Learn more about FlexPath Self-Paced Learning

 

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.

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.