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Minor: System Development: Web Application Bachelor of Science in Information Technology

School of Business and Technology

Make a Career in Web Development

Gain workplace-ready skills in developing databases, websites, web applications, web services, and more. Application development for Internet environments is a relevant field in the U.S. web-application market. Capella’s online bachelor's in information technology, web development minor degree boosts your ability to design organizational web solutions.

Drawn from real-life scenarios, your interactive courseroom study helps you gain valuable skills in developing web components that apply advanced languages, including .Net, Java, JavaScript, AJAX, HTML, and SQL.

At a Glance

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

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Classes Start November 4th

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$50 application fee (waived w/promo Fall19)

What you’ll learn

Communicate Clearly

Communicate effectively and professionally in IT business environments.

Evaluate, Collaborate, & Support

Evaluate the effectiveness of implementing web-based design, and learn to collaborate and use IT tools.

Find the Right Web Solution

Design effective IT solutions for IT business environments using agile practices, policies, standards, and technologies.

Understand Web-Based Systems

Troubleshoot and administer a variety of web-based IT business environments.  

BS in IT, System Development: Web Application Program Features

Our program offers additional benefits you might be interested in.

Get Exam-Ready

Learn CompTIA A+, CompTIA Network+, CompTIA Security+, CompTIA Project+ exam info—and get the vouchers to take the exams for free. 

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% 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
$357 per 1000-2000 level credit $411 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*
$2,500 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 process.

Low-cost gen-ed courses

Our external partner, Sophia Learning, offers a low-cost way to earn gen-ed credits.

$8K toward your bachelor's

Apply for an $8K Capella Progress Reward, a scholarship to help fund your bachelor’s degree.

Student Success Story

“I’m busy, so I needed a way to get a degree that didn’t require that I go and spend a certain amount of hours in a physical classroom.”

Keith Hoffman

BS in Information Technology

*Actual Capella student who agreed to appear in promotional materials for Capella. Results vary. Capella doesn't guarantee any particular career outcome or salary level.

Accredited & recognized

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

Bachelor's in Web Application Sample Courses

Our online bachelor's in information technology, minor in web system development: web applications degree lets you dive into web planning, designing, and managing. You’ll learn to develop sites and use multimedia, databases, and more.

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IT4711 *
Software Requirements

In this course, learners engage in the four foundational steps of software requirements definition: elicitation, analysis, specification, and validation. Topics in this course also include managing stakeholder expectations and the requirements definition process. Prerequisite(s): Completion of or concurrent registration in IT3345; IT3348 or IT3349.

3 quarter credits
IT4733 *
Advanced Database Development

This course focuses on the data access layer of an application. Learners explore and demonstrate their knowledge of application objects that interact with an assortment of databases and data repositories, and examine data modeling, connections, queries, data manipulation for contemporary Web, traditional applications, database administration and user security implementation. Prerequisite(s): Completion of or concurrent registration in IT4731.

3 quarter credits
IT4772 *
Software Design and Modeling

In this course, learners apply design strategies and methods to produce a series of models that depict the internal structure and behavior of a software solution. Learners also evaluate the quality of the design and apply the requirements tracing process. Prerequisite(s): Completion of or concurrent registration in IT4711.

3 quarter credits
IT4791 *
Fundamentals of Website Design

This course covers the development and design of user-centered websites. Learners demonstrate their understanding of web-based languages such as eXtensible HyperText Markup Language (XHTML), Cascading Style Sheets (CSS), and Javascript. Learners evaluate web design editing tools while creating websites that are effective and functional across a variety of different platforms and browsers. Prerequisites(s): Completion of or concurrent registration in IT4731.

3 quarter credits
IT4795 *
Web Application Development

This course focuses on developing web applications using an Integrated Development Environment (IDE). Learners apply object-oriented software design and programming tools, and create object-oriented software solutions using a Web 2.0 frontend and a database backend. Learners demonstrate their knowledge of dynamic Internet scripting, standard library packages, AJAX interface elements, dynamic scripting algorithms, and database access algorithms. Prerequisite(s): Completion of or concurrent registration in IT4731.

3 quarter credits

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 experts will set you up for success. They’ll help you find the right degree and program, and answer all your questions about Capella.

FlexPath coaches

Coaches guide and cheer you on as you move from enrollment to graduation. They help you understand your program, answer questions, and offer encouragement.

Writing support

Sharpen your writing skills with our free tutoring services and other resources.

Career center

For this team, it's more than resumes and interview tips. It's about thoughtful and strategic career planning—beyond graduation.

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Systems Development Professional Paths

Here are just some of the career options you could explore with our online BS in Information Technology, Minor in Systems Development: Web Application degree.

Related Job Titles to Explore*

  • Flash/.net/Java/C++ developer
  • Information technology consultant
  • Mobile application architect
  • Mobile application designer
  • Mobile application developer
  • Quality assurance analyst
  • Web designer
  • Web developer
  • Windows developer

Related Employment Settings to Explore

  • Advertising or marketing company
  • Corporation
  • Government—local, state, federal
  • Health care organization
  • Information technology consulting firm
  • Nonprofit organization
  • Public or private education organization
  • Software development company
  • Web 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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