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Explore online learning as a non-degree student and sharpen skills for your current job. Individual courses can apply toward a future degree or fulfill specific coursework requirements.
Undergraduate business courses
IT3212 - Introduction to Web Development (3 quarter credits) Learners build fundamental web design and development skills. Learners create web pages using HTML5 markup language and apply contemporary design principles to create a W3C compliant website. Learners format the page layout, structure and visual design elements using CSS3, with emphasis placed on effective coding, visual design and user experience.
Graduate business courses
ANLT5080 - Advanced Analytics and Modeling (4 quarter credits) Learners in this course demonstrate advanced practice in applying the analytic life cycle. Learners examine approaches to visual analytics and are introduced to geospatial data techniques. Learners also apply their analytic skills to current organizational problems and apply analytic solution scoring and project management skills for effective team performance. Prerequisite(s): ANLT5050.
ANLT5100 - Visual Analytics (4 quarter credits) In this course, learners articulate the value of visualization to telling the analytic story to stakeholders. Learners explore the appropriate presentation of types of data and apply best practices for the design of effective visualizations. Learners also develop skills for presenting data to stakeholders in a succinct and relevant manner. Prerequisite(s): ANLT5030.
IAS5015 - Network Security Fundamentals and Cryptography (4 quarter credits) Learners apply foundational concepts of cybersecurity and information assurance to select appropriate information security policies, procedures and controls to defend enterprise information assets from breaches of confidentiality and integrity. Learners identify specific points of vulnerability that may be mitigated through the use of administrative security policies and operational information security tools. Learners also examine principles of cryptography and some of the security controls and methods that use it. Prerequisite(s): Completion of or concurrent registration in IAS5010 or PM5018.
IAS5230 - Secure Network Design and Engineering (4 quarter credits) Learners investigate abstract data types and how to address them in solving cyber security problems related to network design and engineering. Learners also analyze security requirements while designing network operational systems in order to gain approvals in recognition and compliance with organizational governance and processes. Finally, learners articulate how virtualization and network architecture is implemented, deployed and used, and describe the implications that interfaces between major components of virtualized systems have for security.
ITEC5030 - Emerging Technologies (4 quarter credits) In this course, learners gain an understanding of new and disruptive technologies that are poised to have a significant impact on individuals, industry, technology and society. Learners explore strategies for identifying and researching emerging technologies to determine their value-added application to the organization and examine models that help predict technology growth and proliferation. Prerequisite(s): ITEC5010.
ITEC5060 - Cloud Application Deployment and Operations (4 quarter credits) This course strengthens a learner’s understanding of cloud computing concepts, including hybrid cloud deployment models, compound design patterns and architectures that involve both on-premise and cloud environments. Learners place an emphasis on cloud security and the mechanisms and controls to prevent and respond to threats and attacks. Additionally, learners examine the migration of current applications and data storage infrastructure to the cloud, as well as the identification and provisioning of required cloud services to support cloud-based applications. Finally, learners employ a hands-on experience to explore and demonstrate configuration, automation and monitoring of cloud applications and services, and their on-going operational support. Prerequisite(s): ITEC5050.
Sometimes students need additional courses to complete requirements, or their current institution doesn’t offer a course at a convenient time. Enrolling in an individual online course from Capella can provide you with a direct path to meeting your goals, helping you to:
*A maximum of three courses taken as a Capella non-degree student can be applied to a Capella degree program.
Capella University operates on the quarter credit system. Generally, 1 quarter credit is equal to .67 of a semester credit. For example, if you need 12 semester credits to complete a requirement, you would need to complete approximately 18 quarter credits. Check with your state board or learning institution to understand their transfer policies and how they convert credits.
Individual courses are not eligible for financial aid, according to Department of Education guidelines. Students who enroll in an individual course can set up a payment plan, bill their employer directly (as available) or seek outside loans as a financing option. Payment plans can be arranged by contacting our financial aid support team at 1.888.227.3552.
Applying to become a non-degree, course-only student is quick and easy. Our application can be completed online. We may require you to submit additional documents later, such as your official transcripts, proof of an undergraduate degree if you want to take a graduate course, or a Statement of Rationale for counseling courses. An enrollment specialist will contact you with next steps.