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Master of Science in Information Technology

Strengthen your foundational knowledge with a Master of Science in Information Technology, Analytics. Gain vital skills in data-driven decision-making, statistical methods, and cultural and ethical aspects of data analysis. Engage in problem solving with hands-on coursework and develop best practices that help you grow as an individual contributor. Expand your career possibilities with a deeper knowledge of developing technology solutions and how they apply to a globally diverse field.

Hands-on experience

Build your résumé by working as a data analyst on real-world projects. Gain insight into the ethical, legal, global, and cultural factors in the analytics process.

Professional relevance

Learn to use in-demand industry analytics tools such as SAS, R, and Python.

Take certification exams on us

Capella offers eligible students certification exam vouchers from CompTIA, Cisco, and SAS.

Classes start December 5

Use the code AUTUMN to waive the $50 application fee.

At a glance

  • Online
  • 7 Core courses
  • 5 Specialization courses
  • Applied IT project

Reduce your tuition by $2,500

Enroll in a qualified program and apply for a $2.5K Capella Progress Reward, a scholarship to help fund your master’s degree. Eligibility rules and exclusions apply. Connect with us for details.

What can you do with an MS in Information Technology degree?

Your education can help you reach your professional and personal goals. While Capella cannot guarantee that a graduate will secure any specific career outcome, such as a job title, promotion, or salary increase, we encourage you to explore potential jobs and employment settings. Here are some ideas and examples for a graduate with an MSIT in Analytics.

Job titles to explore

  • Software engineer
  • Data analyst
  • Business analyst
  • Systems engineer
  • Director of technology
  • Technology manager
  • Solutions architect
  • Data architect
  • Systems analyst

Employment settings to explore

  • Land-based or online college or university
  • Government—local, state, and federal
  • Insurance carrier
  • Hospital
  • Manufacturing
  • Financial service
  • Consulting service
  • Telecommunications carrier
  • Bank
  • Retail

*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.

Articles and resources

Expand your perspective on academic and career topics with articles and resources from Capella University.

The Difference Between Information Technology and Computer Science

Pursuing a degree in Information Technology (IT) or Computer Science may be a good idea for your future career.

Why You Need Real World IT Experience—and How to Get It

Hands-on experience helps us think critically and learn quickly. Encounters with previous problems, especially in IT, are often the best predictor of our ability to solve a new one.

5 Books Every IT Professional Should Read

These books address the implications of new technologies, convey lessons in leadership and ethics, and provide in-depth topical knowledge and insights from the IT world.