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Gain the knowledge needed for requirements analysis, system
architecture, software construction, support, and maintenance.
Develop working knowledge of software used in the industry, thanks to
our safe, interactive virtual lab environments.
Deepen your knowledge of software, hardware, networks, databases,
project management, cybersecurity, and more.
Understand ethical, legal, and policy issues and how to handle them
within information technology.
Create information technology solutions to solve organizational
problems for both businesses and technologies.
Understand diverse perspectives to communicate effectively across IT
and business environments.
Our program offers additional benefits you might be interested in.
Students will have unlimited access to Skillsoft, a comprehensive
eLearning resource to help develop IT and business knowledge and
Help reduce the time and cost of finishing your degree by maximizing your transfer credits.*
Gain the skills and knowledge necessary to take certification exams
in select programs and the vouchers to take them for free.
*Savings inclusive of fees charged by Capella to evaluate and
award academic credit for your prior learning. The documented credit
fee of $50 is assessed each quarter you request documented credit.
Capella reserves the right to change fees at any time.
We know you’re busy—you need a learning experience tailored to your
life, not the other way around. That's why Capella offers two 100%
competency-based, online learning formats to best fit your needs.
Which learning format is right for you? Take our Path Finder Quiz.
Our original learning format offers extra structure for those who
want it. We'll set the schedule, you meet the deadlines.
Our self-paced learning format lets you take courses at your own
speed, moving onto the next course when you're ready.
*This is only an estimate, using general program
pricing. Your price may be higher or lower depending on
your specialization, transfer credits, tuition discounts, and (in
FlexPath) the speed at which you move through the program. Fees,
including application fees and resource kits, are not included in
this estimate. The GuidedPath prices show the tuition you would pay
if you brought in the average number of transfer credits or the
maximum allowed transfer credits. The FlexPath prices show the
tuition you would pay if you brought in an average number of
transfer credits and you moved at the speed of a typical FlexPath
student or as quickly as the fastest FlexPath students (90th
percentile). New or recently revised programs base their estimate on
comparable programs. Military Tuition Assistance (TA) is not
available for FlexPath.
Speak with an enrollment counselor to get a personalized cost estimate for what you can expect to pay.
At Capella, we believe your education is an investment in your future. It’s also an investment within your grasp. Your goals are achievable—there are more ways to save than you might think.
Capella scholarships, available for qualifying students, aren’t need-based and never have to be repaid.
We can accept many transfer credits from regionally accredited schools.
Earn credits by demonstrating your knowledge and/or industry certifications through our Prior Learning Assessment process.
For this online IT degree, the curriculum focuses on key essentials. You’ll learn the IT lifecycle and develop a deeper understanding of software, hardware, networks, databases, human-computer interaction, project management, and cybersecurity.
This course provides the opportunity for learners to acquire the
foundational skills and knowledge required of a systems administrator.
Learners employ tools and procedures to install, configure,
administer, troubleshoot, and maintain modern computer systems.
|3 quarter credits|
Intermediate Java Programming
This course focuses on beyond basic features and techniques of the
Java programming language. Learners study and practice advanced
object-oriented programming concepts like inheritance, polymorphism,
interfaces, and abstract classes. Learners also cover programming
Graphical User Interface (GUI) applications with Java and the Java
rich library of data structures like lists, stacks, and queues.
Learners apply these features and techniques to develop applications
of moderate complexity.
|3 quarter credits|
Information Security Concepts for the Information Technology Professional
Learners in this course demonstrate their knowledge of information
security fundamentals. Learners apply their understanding of the
concepts of confidentiality, integrity, and availability to the basics
of access control and network security measures.
|3 quarter credits|
Principles of Project Management
In this course, learners are introduced to the fundamental basics of
project management and gain a broad overview of project management
standards and their applicability to both business and IT projects.
This course emphasizes management theories, concepts, tools and
techniques defined by the Project Management Institute (PMI®)
including the Process Groups and Knowledge Areas. This course also
introduces other project management methodologies and frameworks,
including Agile (Scrum, Lean, DSDM and XP), PRINCE2®, Waterfall, and
Six Sigma. Finally, learners study project politics and ethics,
collaboration and team building, and leadership.
|3 quarter credits|
Mobile Cloud Computing Application Development
Learners in this course evaluate and demonstrate using Mobile
Backend as a Service (MBaaS) platforms to create secure, modern, and
innovative crossplatform mobile applications. Throughout the course,
learners practice using some of the commonly available MBaaS services,
including cross-platform identity and authentication, user account
management, data synchronization, Not only Structured Query Language
(NoSQL) data access, and storage services.
|3 quarter credits|
These experts will set you up for success. They’ll help you find the right degree and program, and answer all your questions about Capella.
Advisors know the details of your program. Got questions about courses? Instructors? Resources? Advisors have answers.
For this team, it's more than resumes and interview tips. It's about thoughtful and strategic career planning—beyond graduation.
Knowing the differences between IT and Computer Science can help you
decide which degree and career path to pursue.
Find out what industry experts have to say. Plus, four steps to remember when you decide to upgrade your skills.
Think all IT careers are focused on coding? Think again—coding is
only one aspect of a large and varied field.
Here are just some of the career options you could explore with our online IT degree.
*These are examples intended to serve as a general guide. Some
positions may prefer or even require previous experience, licensure,
certifications, and/or other designations along with a degree. Because
many factors determine what position an individual may attain, Capella
cannot guarantee that a graduate will secure any specific job title, a
promotion, salary increase, or other career outcome. We encourage you
to research requirements for your job target and career goals.
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