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Minor: Data Management Bachelor of Science in Information Technology

School of Business and Technology

Grow a Career in IT Data Management

Become an important player in a business’ IT data management, and help organize and store important data. Capella’s online bachelor's in information technology, data management minor degree can help you gain the talents and knowledge to become a skilled data professional. This program will prepare you to evaluate the methods used to set up and support an effective data management program in a variety of settings. You’ll learn to organize and store data so it can be efficiently found and effectively communicated throughout the organization.

At a Glance

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

Classes Start November 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.

Admission Requirements » | $50 Application Fee

What You’ll Learn

Present Data Management Clearly

Effectively communicate data management in a business environment. 

Use IT 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.

Solve IT Problems Creatively

Create IT solutions to solve organizational problems.

Be Seen as a Data Expert

Design and model effective IT solutions for an organization.

Program Features

Our program offers additional benefits you might be interested in.

Stay Ahead in IT: Upskill with Skillsoft

Students will have unlimited access to Skillsoft, a comprehensive eLearning resource to help develop IT and business knowledge and skills.

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.

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
$18,450$39,004* MAX TRANSFER CREDITS–TYPICAL TRANSFER CREDITS
$354 per 1000-2000 level credit $410 per 3000-4000 level credit, 180 total quarter credits, 135 max transfer credits

*This is only an estimate, using general program pricing, and it does not include fees (including application and resource kit fees).  Your price may be higher or lower depending on your specialization, transfer credits, and tuition discounts. If transfer credits are allowed in this offering, the prices above show what you would pay if you brought in the average number of transfer credits and the price if you brought in the maximum allowed transfer credits.  

Get the Details

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

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, offers self-paced, online options 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 bachelor's in information technology, minor in data management curriculum teaches a range of concepts and activities specific to management of organizational data assets. Topics include governance, architecture, integration, and more. 

Some of the courses you will take:

Course Number Course Title
IT4210 Data Architecture and Design
IT4230 Managing Data Integration
IT4240 Data Quality Management
IT4450 Data Modeling Standards and Techniques

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.  

Coaches

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.

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Move Forward in Your Career

Here are just some of the career options you could explore with our BS in Information Technology, Data Management Minor degree.

Related Job Titles to Explore*

  • Application developer
  • Consultant
  • Data analyst
  • Data developer
  • Data governance steward
  • Data management analyst
  • Data management developer
  • Data modeler
  • Data specialist
  • Data warehouse architect
  • Database administrator

Related Employment Settings to Explore

  • Advertising or marketing agency
  • Corporation
  • Financial services organization
  • Government — local, state, 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

*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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