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Project Management Specialization Bachelor of Science in Information Technology

School of Business and Technology

Manage IT Projects with Success

With today's smaller budgets and tighter deadlines, be the project manager who can deliver desired results on time and on budget. Capella’s online bachelor's in information technology, IT project management degree prepares you to lead and manage complex IT projects. Feel confident that you’re learning the most relevant industry practices with a curriculum built around the competencies in A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide)—a globally recognized standard for project management.   

At a Glance

  • Online 
  • FlexPath Available 
  • 8-15 General Education Courses
  • 16 Core Courses
  • 8 Specialization Courses
  • 7-12 Elective Courses
  • Capstone

Classes Start January 7th

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.

$50 Application Fee (waived w/promo WINTER)

What You’ll Learn

Decide, Solve, & Execute

Create IT solutions to solve organizational problems and use IT tools to help make decisions along the way. 

Stay on Task & on Budget

Collaborate with your colleagues using IT tools and contribute to the management of project time and costs.

Keep Project Goals Front of Mind

Participate in the definition and monitoring of project quality and help plan the implementation with the project team. 

Communicate with Stakeholders

Communicate effectively in business environments and coordinate with all stakeholders.

Mitigate Project Delays

Assist in the management of a project’s wins and risks. 

Act Legally & Ethically

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

Program Features

Our program offers additional benefits you might be interested in.

Get Exam-Ready

Learn CompTIA A+, CompTIA Network+, CompTIA Security+, CompTIA Project+ PMI-CAPM+ exam info—and receive vouchers for free exams.

Do Engaging Coursework

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

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.

Cost & Learning Formats

We know you’re busy—you need a learning experience tailored to your life, not the other way around. That's why Capella offers two 100 percent competency-based, online learning formats to best fit your needs. Which learning format is right for you? Take our Path Finder Quiz

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
$354 per 1000-2000 level credit $410 per 3000-4000 level credit, 180 total quarter credits, 135 max transfer credits

Our self-paced learning format lets you take courses at your own speed, moving onto the next course when you're ready.

  • Take unlimited courses (up to two at a time) per 12-week billing session
  • 2 Capella quarter credits = 1 program point
  • Set your own deadlines, no courseroom discussions
  • Pay a flat tuition fee per session*
$2,400 per 12-week billing session, 90 total program points, 68 max transfer points

*This is only an estimate, using general program pricing. Your price may be higher or lower depending on your specialization, transfer credits, tuition discounts, and (in FlexPath) the speed at which you move through the program. Fees, including application fees and resource kits, are not included in this estimate. The GuidedPath prices show the tuition you would pay if you brought in the average number of transfer credits or the maximum allowed transfer credits. The FlexPath prices show the tuition you would pay if you brought in an average number of transfer credits and you moved at the speed of a typical FlexPath student or as quickly as the fastest FlexPath students (90th percentile). New or recently revised programs base their estimate on comparable programs. Military Tuition Assistance (TA) is not available for FlexPath.

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 online IT project management bachelor's degree integrates practice and theory while focusing on the basics of project management and the knowledge areas of practice: resource allocation, risk assessment, and stakeholder management. 

Some of the courses you will take:

Course Number Course Title
PM3000 Principles of Project Management
PM4030 Scheduling, Cost, and Quality Management
PM4050 Communication and Stakeholder Management
PM4060 Risk Management in Project Management
PM4080 Agile Project Management

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

Career Paths in IT Project Management

Take a look at entry-level, mid-level, and advanced career options in the field.

Going Above and Beyond: 5 Soft Skills for Every Project Manager

Bring more than just management and business or information technology know-how to the table.

Move Forward in Your Career

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

Related Job Titles to Explore*

  • Project coordinator
  • Project lead
  • Project management consultant
  • Project manager

Related Employment Settings to Explore

  • Corporation
  • Government—local, state, federal
  • Health care organization
  • Information technology consulting firm
  • Insurance firm
  • Nonprofit organization
  • Technology 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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