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Minor: Data Analytics Bachelor of Science in Information Technology

School of Business and Technology

Reach New Heights in Data Analytics

Understanding data analytics is a talent valuable to many businesses. Make yourself more marketable in this industry with Capella’s online bachelor's in information technology, data analytics minor degree. You'll gain deep knowledge of data analytics in addition to a well-rounded understanding of Big Data. In this program, 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.

What to Expect

  • Online 
  • 8-13 General Education Courses
  • 15 Core Courses
  • 8 Minor Courses
  • 9-17 Elective Courses
  • Capstone

Classes Start March 5th

Ready to get started? We’re ready for you. Chat with an enrollment counselor or apply now to take the first step on the journey toward your future.

Admissions Requirements »  | $50 Application Fee

What You’ll Learn

Present Analytics Clearly

Effectively communicate data analytics in a business environment. 

Use Analytics Tools to Collaborate

Collaborate with business leaders using available IT tools in an organization.  

Find IT Solutions

Solve loosely defined problems with technology solutions.

Act Legally & Ethically

Understand ethical, legal, and policy issues associated with IT.

Creatively Solve IT Problems

Create IT solutions to solve organizational problems.

Be Seen as an Analytics Expert

Design and model effective IT solutions for an organization.

Program Features

Our program offers additional benefits you might be interested in.

Do Engaging Coursework

Get hands-on experience with industry tools through virtual labs, interactive simulations, and innovative resources.

Get Exam-Ready

Learn CompTIA A+, CompTIA Network+, CompTIA Security+, CompTIA Project+ exam info—and get the vouchers to take the exams for free. 

Gain foundational knowledge for SAS® Certified Base Programmer professional certification.

Completion of the free Base Programmer 1 and 2 courses provide the foundational knowledge required for completion of the SAS® Certified Base Programmer professional certification.

Cost & Learning Format

Online education isn’t one size fits all. We know you’re busy—you need a learning experience tailored to your life, not the other way around. Capella has learning and tuition formats to suit you, however you learn. 

Our original learning format offers extra structure for those who want it.  We'll set the schedule, you meet the deadlines. 

  • Based on the quarter system; 1-3 courses per 10-week quarter
  • 1 semester credit = 1.5 quarter credits
  • Weekly assignments and courseroom discussions
  • Pay for what you take, price varies by courseload or term
$347 per 1000-2000 level credit $402 per 3000-4000 level credit, 180 total quarter credits, 135 max transfer credits

Get the Details

Speak with an enrollment counselor to get a personalized cost estimate for what you can expect to pay.

*This is only an estimate, using general program pricing. Your price may be higher or lower depending on your specialization, transfer credits, and tuition discounts. The prices above show what you would pay if you brought in the average number of transfer credits or the maximum allowed transfer credits.  

Ways to Save

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. 

Prior Learning Assessment

Earn credits by demonstrating your knowledge and/or industry certifications through our Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) process.

Low-Cost Gen Ed Courses

Our learning partner, Sophia Learning, is a self-paced, online option for fulfilling bachelor’s requirements for only $329 per course.

Scholarships for New Students

Capella scholarships, available for qualifying students, aren’t need-based and never have to be repaid. 

Accredited & Respected

Capella University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

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

Sample Courses

Our online BS in Information Technology, Data Analytics minor curriculum dives deep into data identification and collection, data cleansing and quality measurement, process and workflow concepts, and more. 

Some of the courses you will take:

Course Number Course Title
IT4200 Data Governance and Stewardship
IT4320 ETL and Data Transformation
IT4330 Data Mining and Analysis in Information Technology
IT4340 Data Interpretation and Statistical Analysis in Information Technology
IT4460 Data Distribution and Virtualization

Faculty & Support

You’re never going it alone at Capella. Our dedicated faculty and support teams are waiting to guide, help, and advise you through every step of your educational journey.

Enrollment Counselors

These folks are superstars. We hear it from our students (and grads). They’re here to help find a program fit and set you up for success.  


From enrollment to graduation, coaches help you stay on track. They know your program, answer questions, and cheer you on.

Writing Support

These skilled communicators offer free tutoring services and multiple resources to sharpen your writing skills.

Career Center

For this team, it’s more than résumés and interview tips. It’s about thoughtful and strategic career planning—beyond graduation.

Relevant Blog Posts

Whether you’re considering a return to school, exploring new career paths, or seeking ways to improve your job performance, the Capella Blog has relevant articles to support your goals.

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Move Forward in Your Career

Here are just some of the career options you could explore with our online bachelor's in information technology, minor in data analytics degree.

Related Job Titles to Explore*

  • Business analytics developer
  • Business intelligence analyst
  • Data analyst
  • Data performance analyst
  • Management analyst
  • Market research analyst
  • Operations research analyst
  • Project manager
  • Quantitative analyst
  • Risk analyst
  • Web data analyst

Related Employment Settings to Explore

  • Advertising or marketing agency
  • Financial services organization
  • Government—local, state, and federal
  • Health care organization
  • Information technology consulting firm
  • Manufacturing company
  • Market research firm
  • Nonprofit organization
  • Public, private, or for-profit educational institution
  • Retail organization
  • Software development company
  • Web development company

*These examples are intended to serve as a general guide.  Many factors determine what position an individual may attain, and Capella can’t guarantee a graduate will secure any specific job title.

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