MS in Information Technology

School of Business, Technology, and Health Care Administration

Turn your IT potential into a reality

Reach for your career potential with an online MS in Information Technology. Develop technology-oriented skills to address technical and organizational problems, needs, and opportunities.

Our master’s specializations in IT can set you up to build on your current knowledge and help you grow toward new opportunities and possible career paths. Each specialization focuses on a particular aspect of IT, designed to provide advanced knowledge, skills, and abilities in existing and emerging technologies.

MS in IT Program Specializations

Discover the IT master’s specialization that’s right for you, and explore admissions requirements, costs, and courses.

Accredited & recognized

Capella University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

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The Capella Difference

Gain the advanced skills and knowledge to help build IT solutions and create business value.

Apply What You Know

Earn credits through Credit for Prior Learning when you demonstrate mastery of competencies; you may also be eligible to transfer credits from previous coursework.

Learn with IT Faculty and Hands-On Experience

Get hands-on experience with industry tools through virtual labs, interactive simulations, a real-world capstone project, and innovative resources taught by experienced IT faculty.

Take Certification Exams On Us

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

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. Apply Now »

Find the Balance Between Tech & People Skills

Focus on technology as you build soft skills, such as communicating tech ideas with nontech audiences, that can help you advance as a leader.

Save with Credit for Prior Learning

Earn credits through Credit for Prior Learning by demonstrating mastery of IT competencies. You may also be eligible to earn credit for past coursework, certificates or prior training. See what you could save on your IT degree. See what you could save on your IT degree.

*Savings inclusive of fees charged by Capella to evaluate and award academic credit for your prior learning. The documented credit fee of $50 is assessed each quarter you request documented credit. Capella reserves the right to change fees at any time.

MS in IT Career Insights

What to Look For in an Online IT Program

Interested in pursuing an online IT degree? Discover three key features to look for in a program, and why they are important.

How to Start and Grow Your IT Career

From degrees and certifications to gaining and maintaining in-demand skills, here’s a quick guide to a future in information technology.

Information Technology MBA vs. MS

Interested in pursuing an advanced information technology degree? Compare an MBA and MS.

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MS in Information Assurance and Cybersecurity

Learn to assess cybersecurity risks and design solutions to protect the information assets and enterprise IT infrastructures of organizations.

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