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Minor: Data Management
Bachelor of Science in Information Technology

Harnessing the power of big data is one of the keys to success in business today. The online bachelor’s in IT with a minor in data management from Capella can help establish your expertise as a skilled professional who understands how data assets can support business goals. The program builds knowledge in key areas of the field, from data architecture and governance to database administration. It can also help you prepare for the Certified Data Management Professional (CDMP) certification offered by Data Management Association (DAMA).

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 July 10

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

At a glance

  • Online
  • 8–13 General education courses
  • 11 Core courses
  • 8 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 Management 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 Management.

Job titles to explore

  • Data analyst
  • Database administrator
  • Quality assurance engineer
  • Systems architect
  • Business analyst
  • Data architect
  • Solutions architect
  • Systems engineer
  • Software developer
  • Business systems analyst
  • Information technology analyst
  • Programmer/analyst

Employment settings to explore

  • Public, private or for-profit educational institution
  • Information technology consulting firm
  • Financial services organization
  • Manufacturing company
  • Government – local, state, federal
  • Telecommunications organization
  • Insurance carrier
  • Hospital
  • Software publisher

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