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General Information Technology
Bachelor of Science in Information Technology

It takes more than technical knowledge to thrive in the fast-paced world of Information Technology. That’s why our online bachelor’s in IT degree helps you build a combination of technical skills and professional experience through innovative hands-on labs, cyber training simulations and real-world projects. You’ll develop your ability to design and implement IT solutions, collaborate effectively with team members and understand legal and ethical issues in the field of information technology. Whether you’re a beginner or working IT professional, this program is designed to grow your technology skills and business insight to help you become a double threat in this dynamic industry.

Industry aligned

The Capella SoBTH Advisory Board helps ensure that our IT programs equip students with highly relevant skills, and our IT programs in GuidedPath are ABET-accredited. 

Take certification exams on us

Capella offers eligible students certification exam vouchers from CompTIA, Cisco, Microsoft, and SAS.

Gain industry experience

Add valuable experience to your portfolio by working on real-world projects with live clients.

Classes start February 7

Use the code WINTER to waive the $50 application fee.

At a Glance

  • Online
  • FlexPath available
  • 8–13 General education courses
  • 16 Core courses
  • 5–10 Specialization courses
  • 8–15 Elective courses
  • 1 Capstone
  • 180 Total quarter credits
  • 135 Max transfer credits

FlexPath lets you finish the degree you started, with a bachelor’s in IT in 22 months for $20,000.

*Based on fastest 25 percent of students. Your program length and cost will vary by transfer credits, the per-session cost, and how quickly you complete courses. Books, supplies, and other fees apply.

Your education can help you reach your professional and personal goals. While Capella cannot guarantee that a graduate will secure any specific career outcome, such as a job title, promotion or salary increase, we encourage you to explore potential jobs and employment settings. Here are some ideas and examples for a graduate with a Bachelor of Science in Information Technology, General Information Technology.

Job titles to explore

  • Software engineer
  • Network engineer
  • Systems engineer
  • Business analyst
  • Systems administrator
  • Systems analyst
  • Software developer
  • Security engineer
  • Information technology analyst
  • Data analyst
  • Applications developer
  • Programmer/analyst

Employment settings to explore

  • Land-based or online college or university
  • Hospital
  • Insurance carrier
  • Computer systems design service (computer hardware/software)
  • Software publisher
  • Management, scientific and technical consulting service
  • Aerospace product and parts manufacturing
  • Government – local, state, federal
  • Depository credit intermediation (bank or credit union)

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