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The demand for skilled data analysts is experiencing unprecedented growth across all industries. Make yourself more marketable in this growing industry with Capella University's online Bachelor's in Information Technology and minor in Data Analytics, where you'll gain a deep understanding of data analytics in addition to a well-rounded understanding of Big Data. You'll build the immediately applicable knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to understand and solve business challenges using a variety of industry-leading data analytics tools and techniques.

Download this FREE Data Career Guide, created in collaboration with SAS, to help you envision where your interest in analytics can take you.

Capella's Data Analytics minor plus the completion of the free SAS® Base Programmer 1 and 2 courses will provide the foundational knowledge required for completion of the SAS® Certified Base Programmer professional certification.

To learn more about this program, request more information and we will match you with an enrollment counselor who specializes in your area of study.

Industry Certifications and a Degree

Earn in-demand certifications while earning your degree. We'll give you the skills and knowledge you need to take the certification exam—and the voucher to take it for free.

This specialization aligns to:

  • CompTIA A+
  • CompTIA Network+
  • CompTIA Security+
  • CompTIA Project+

Hands-On Learning Through Virtual Lab Environment

Capella’s virtual lab environment gives you a practical, hands-on learning experience designed around industry best practices. Our safe, interactive platform allows you to develop in-demand skills by practicing with tools you’d work with in your future career.

Access to Cutting-Edge Content at No Additional Cost

As a benefit of Capella's partnership with Pluralsight, a global leader in online learning for IT specialists, students in select IT courses receive full business account access to Pluralsight’s library of more than 5,000 courses—a $499 value—that also includes access to Code School for interactive learning and lab practice.

Earn Credit for What You Already Know

Your previous learning, work experience, and industry certifications may help you earn your degree in less time. To learn more, contact an enrollment counselor or visit our Prior Learning Assessment page.

Save Thousands on Your Master's with a Combined Degree Option

Capella's combined bachelor's-to-master's degree options allow you to save significant time and money. It also allows you to start building for your future by earning master's-level credit while you complete your bachelor's.

Learn more about combined Bachelor's-to-Master's degrees.

Degree Outcomes

With your Bachelor's in Information Technology and minor in Data Analytics from Capella, you'll have an overview of core IT disciplines and the knowledge to address the range of process and workflow concepts and activities that make up the world of data. You'll gain a clear understanding of the role data governance and management play in the transformation, manipulation, analysis, and presentation of data. Discover specifically what you'll learn — and how you can apply it.

View full learning and career outcomes report for this program at

People with Bachelor's degrees in IT from Capella earn an average of $42,000 more per year than high school graduates.

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Career Outcomes

Common jobs with an online Bachelor's in Information Technology and minor in Data Analytics include data managers, business analysts, data analysts, data technicians, data analytics developers/managers, data performance analysts, data visualizers, quantitative analysts, database developer, or database administrator. Potential workplaces include: corporation, government agency, higher education, or business consulting firm.

To learn more, call 866.933.5836, or email us. When you connect with Capella, we will immediately put you in touch with an enrollment counselor trained to assist you with specific questions and needs for your area of interest.