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Project Management
Master of Science in Information Technology

Reach for your potential as an IT project manager with an online Master of Science degree in Information Technology, Project Management from Capella. In this specialization, you can build a foundational understanding of both traditional and Agile project management methodologies. You’ll establish your expertise by developing a cutting-edge technical skill set. You’ll also work on a project with a real organization or company to gain a deeper understanding of how to apply your skills in the field.

This MS in IT degree is designed to help entry- and mid-level IT professionals enhance their technical expertise in pursuit of advanced professional IT roles.

Hands-on experience

Add valuable project management experience to your résumé by working in the project manager role for real-world IT projects involving actual company stakeholders.

Take certification exams on us

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

PMI-GAC accredited program

This program specialization is accredited by the Project Management Institute (PMI®) Global Accreditation Center for Project Management (GAC).

*The FlexPath option for the project management specializations is not accredited by PMI-GAC.

Classes start February 6

Use the code WINTER 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 MS in Information Technology, Project Management.

Job titles to explore

  • Project manager
  • Information technology manager
  • Information technology project manager
  • Business analyst
  • Director of information technology
  • Solutions architect
  • Information technology analyst
  • Program manager

Employment settings to explore

  • Land-based or online college or university
  • Financial service
  • Hospital
  • Insurance carrier
  • Consulting service
  • Manufacturing
  • Government—local, state, and federal
  • Telecommunications carrier
  • Engineering services
  • Scientific research and development
  • Computer systems design
  • Bank

*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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