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Minor: Data Analytics
Bachelor of Science in Information Technology

Your interest in big data can be transformed into a professional asset that helps businesses perform better. The online Bachelor of Science in Information Technology with a minor in Data Analytics is designed to equip you with marketable skills for today’s information-intensive world. Establish your expertise in the analysis and preparation of datasets, understand the role of data mining and governance, and learn how to collaborate with business analysts to support key business objectives. The program develops your ability to understand and solve real-world challenges using the latest tools, techniques and workflow concepts in the field of data analytics. It also provides foundational knowledge that can help you pursue SAS® certifications.

Gain industry experience

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

Take certification exams on us

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

Do engaging coursework

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

Classes start June 5

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

At a glance

  • Online
  • 8–13 General education courses
  • 11 Core courses
  • 5 Minor courses
  • 9–17 Elective courses
  • 1 Capstone

Reduce your tuition by $15,000

Enroll in a qualified program and apply for a $15K Capella Progress Reward, a scholarship to help fund your bachelor’s degree.

What can you do with a BS in IT Data Analytics degree?

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 and a minor in Data Analytics.

Job titles to explore

  • Data analyst
  • Solutions architect
  • Business analyst
  • Business intelligence analyst
  • Business intelligence developer
  • Software engineer
  • Systems engineer
  • Data architect
  • Systems analyst

Employment settings to explore

  • Financial services
  • Land-based or online college or university
  • Hospital
  • Computer systems design
  • Insurance carrier
  • Software publisher
  • Management, scientific and technical consulting services
  • Manufacturing
  • Government – local, state, federal
  • Telecommunications

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