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Enterprise Networks and Cloud Computing Specialization Master of Science in Information Technology

School of Business and Technology

Prep for Cloud Computing & Enterprise Networks

Get ready to work on enterprise networks within a data center and implement cloud computing infrastructure and architecture with an online master’s in information technology, enterprise networks and cloud computing degree. This program focuses on current and emerging enterprise network and cloud infrastructure trends and operational issues. Your coursework will help you build foundational knowledge for planning, designing, implementing, and contributing to migration or transition processes. You’ll also explore network governance and issues of security for complex networks.

What to Expect

  • Online
  • 7 Core Courses
  • 5 Specialization Courses
  • Applied IT Project

Classes Start January 8th

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.

Admissions Requirements »  | $50 Application Fee

What You’ll Learn

Learn Relevant Theory & Practice

Discover how theories and practice can help you develop optimal IT solutions.

Gain Network Optimization Skills

Learn what it takes to develop effective solutions for enterprise network and cloud infrastructure. 

Build Effective Networks

Develop enterprise network and cloud infrastructure solutions that are reliable, scalable, cost-effective, and secure.

Master Network Planning

Plan for the design, implementation, and management of an enterprise network and cloud infrastructure solution.

Build Communication Skills

Communicate enterprise network and cloud infrastructure technology issues and solutions effectively with key stakeholders.

Program Features

Our program offers additional benefits you might be interested in.

Applied IT Project

Work on solving a real-world problem faced by an actual organization to demonstrate what you’ve learned in your program.

Engaging Coursework

Grow your knowledge with hands-on experience using industry tools in virtual labs, interactive simulations, and innovative resources.

Cost & Learning Format

Online education isn’t one size fits all. We know you’re busy—you need a learning experience tailored to your life, not the other way around. Capella has learning and tuition formats to suit you, however you learn. 

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
$22,506$32,736*   MAX TRANSFER CREDITS–TYPICAL TRANSFER CREDITS
$682 per credit, 48 total quarter credits, 12 max transfer credits

Get the Details

Speak with an enrollment counselor to get a personalized cost estimate for what you can expect to pay.

*This is only an estimate, using general program pricing. Your price may be higher or lower depending on your specialization, transfer credits, and tuition discounts. The prices above show what you would pay if you brought in the average number of transfer credits or the maximum allowed transfer credits.  

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. 

Scholarships for New Students

Capella scholarships, available for qualifying students, aren’t need-based and never have to be repaid. 

10% Military Discount

Military service members and their spouses could be eligible for a discount.

Prior Learning Assessment

Earn credits by demonstrating your knowledge and/or industry certifications through our Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) process.

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

Students will build skills in analyzing and solving problems within organizational requirements and constraints by selecting and applying the tools, practices, and policies needed to support enterprise network and cloud infrastructure.

Some of the courses you will take:

Course Number Course Title
ISTM5110 Strategic Management of Network Technology
ISTM5112 Global Network Policy, Regulation, and Governance
ISTM5114 Enterprise Network Analysis, Architecture, and Design
ITEC5050 Cloud Architecture and Distributed Systems
ITEC5060 Cloud Application Deployment and Operations

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.  

Financial Aid Counselors

First they listen. Then they act—for you. Running the numbers, exploring ways to save, and making the financing of your education simpler.

Coaches

From enrollment to graduation, coaches help you stay on track. They know your program, answer questions, and cheer you on.

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

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.

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Soft Skills Could Help You Land Your Next IT Job

Having outstanding technical skills may qualify you for an IT job, but soft skills may help get you the offer.

Advancing Your Career with an MS in Information Technology

Possible careers include IT management, web development, systems management, and analysis.

Move Forward in Your Career

Here are just some of the career options you could explore with our master’s in information technology, enterprise networks and cloud computing degree.

Related Job Titles to Explore*

  • Network engineer
  • Software engineer
  • Solutions architect
  • Systems administrator
  • Systems engineer

Related Employment Settings to Explore

  • Computer Systems Design
  • Consulting firm
  • Engineering service
  • Government – local, state, federal
  • Land-based or online college or university
  • Manufacturing
  • Retail
  • Scientific research and development
  • Telecommunications carrier

*These examples are intended to serve as a general guide.  Many factors determine what position an individual may attain, and Capella can’t guarantee a graduate will secure any specific job title.

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