Expand Your Software Development Knowledge and Skills

Employment for software developers is projected to grow 17% from 2014 to 2024, much faster than the average for all occupations*, with a median income of $102,280 a year*.

*Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2016-17 Edition.

Capella does not guarantee its learners will receive a job, promotion, salary level, or other career advancement.

Learning with Capella Means:

  • Setting your own weekly schedule and accessing your course wherever, whenever you want
  • Engaging with a rigorous, professionally aligned program
  • Accessing the university library and tech support 24/7

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Tailor Your Program

Customize your bachelor’s software development degree with an emphasis to gain the skills to take you where you want to go.

Mobile Development

Design and develop mobile applications with Android Studio, SQL, Nodes.js.

Cloud Application Development

Understand cloud application and database security requirements using Visual Studio, C#, DevOps, SQL.

Programming and Application Development

Develop desktop applications with different computer programming languages and platforms— Advanced Java, SQL/NoSQL, C#.

Cloud Application Development

Create, maintain, and enhance Web-based applications—HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery.

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How You Will Learn

Real-World Application

Build end-to-end software applications from user interface design through back-end database design and coding.

Professional Development Platforms

Design, test, debug, package, and deploy using tools that you custom configure in your own integrated development environments.

Experienced IT Faculty

Our IT practitioner faculty is educating the next generation of IT pros.

Program Features

Industry Aligned

Capella is a Registered Education Provider of IEEE Computer Society, and the program is aligned with SWEBOK and IEEE Computer Society software developer certifications.

Agile and DevOps

Build the expertise to model and design software, and code, test, and ensure quality using Agile and DevOps methods to streamline development and operations.

Free CompTIA Exam Vouchers

Gain the skills and knowledge to prepare you for four certification exams, along with vouchers to take them for free.

Software Development Undergraduate Certificate

Fast-track your path to software development with a credential that showcases your ability to design, develop, and implement.

Accredited. Recognized.

Accreditation is the assurance we meet standards for quality of faculty, curriculum, learner services, and fiscal stability. See all of our accreditations and recognitions.


Make Your Degree Affordable

Smart Financing

Depending on the program you seek, you could be awarded an $8K scholarship to lower your tuition. Scholarships are smart financing, so enroll in a qualifying program, apply for a scholarship, and meet eligibility requirements.

Credit for Your Knowledge

Earn credit for knowledge you’ve gained through professional experiences, training, and industry certifications with our Prior Learning Assessment.

Transfer Credits

Capella lets you transfer previous college credit to cover up to 75% of your bachelor's degree, saving you significant time and money.*

Get Ahead with Sophia Learning

Capella's external partner in Sophia Learning offers low-cost, self-paced general-education courses designed to be completed in 60 days for $329 per course.

*The average number of credits transferred into a bachelor’s degree is 67.


91% of alumni said Capella gave them the flexibility to graduate on schedule.

Source: Gallup Research Study, 2016.

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