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Information Technology Certificates

School of Business & Technology

Specialize in IT with a certificate

Are you an IT professional with specialized skills? Are you looking to move your career into the information technology field? Our flexible IT certificates can boost your career to a higher level or put you on a new track. Take courses on your time to earn a certificate that can help you stand out to employers.

Program specializations

Learn more about admissions requirements, costs, and courses for your specialization.

We believe in being transparent about the real cost, time, and value of a Capella degree. Learn more about Capella’s learning outcomes.

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

Why choose Capella?

Marketable credential

Our IT certificate programs provide the opportunity to earn a marketable credential in less time than it would take to earn a full degree.

Earn free exam vouchers

Gain the skills and knowledge necessary to take certification exams in select programs—and the vouchers to take them for free.

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.

About half of the job openings for network engineers, project managers, and security engineers posted between August 2017 and January 2018 and tracked by Burning Glass Labor Insights preferred both a certification and a degree in information technology.

Relevant blog posts

Whether you’re considering a return to school, exploring new career paths, or seeking ways to improve your job performance, the Capella Blog has relevant articles to support your goals.

Beyond Coding: IT Careers Today

Think all IT careers are focused on coding? Think again—coding is only one aspect of a large and varied field.

3 Non-Degree Credential Opportunities

Assess options for advanced learning that accompany a degree—from digital badges to industry certifications.

IT Certifications vs. Degree: What’s Better for Your Career?

Find out what industry experts have to say. Plus, four steps to remember when you decide to upgrade your skills.

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