Your browser does not support JavaScript! or JavaScript is currently disabled.
Save Program


Meet the growing demand for skilled data professionals with Capella University's Bachelor's in Information Technology and minor in Data Management. You'll gain the knowledge and skills to evaluate the methods used to organize and store data so it can be efficiently found and effectively communicated as well as help support an effective data management program in a variety of settings.

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

The content alignment of Capella's Data Management minor was developed in conjunction with the experts who helped create the Data Management (DAMA) International Guide to the Data Management Body of Knowledge (DMBOK).

As a result, Capella's Data Management minor will provide the foundational knowledge required for certification in the Certified Data Management Professional (CMDP) certification offered by DAMA.

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.

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 Management from Capella, you'll understand data governance, architecture, design and integration, database administration, data modeling and standards, and strategies and techniques in traditional, distributed, and virtual environments. You'll also be able to integrate recognized concepts in business process, data architecture and design, and database development with best practices used in real-world situations, in order to excel as a practitioner in your chosen careers. 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.

GE Salary Project Update

Career Outcomes

Common jobs with an online Bachelor's in Information Technology and minor in Data Management include data developer, data analyst, data specialist, data management specialist, data modeler, quality assurance analyst, database developer, or database administrator. Potential workplaces include: corporation, government agency, higher education, or business consulting firm.

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.

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.