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MS in Information Technology

School of Business & Technology

Reach for your career potential with an online master’s degree in information technology. Develop technology-oriented skills to address technical and organizational problems, needs, and opportunities. 

Why Choose Capella?

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

Engaging Coursework

Get hands-on experience with industry tools through virtual labs, interactive simulations, and innovative resources.

Applied IT Project

Solve real-world problems to demonstrate achievement of program outcomes, with portfolio-worthy work to show your accomplishments.

Balance of Tech & People Skills

Focus on technology as you build soft skills like communicating tech ideas with non-tech audiences.

Scholarships for New Students

Capella scholarships aren’t need-based and never have to be repaid. View available scholarships to find one you may qualify for.

Credit Where It’s Due

Save time and money by applying prior IT learning and industry certifications—CISSP®, CEH®, and PMP®—to your degree. 

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.

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 and gainful employment.

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

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.

Explore Career Opportunities with an MS in IT

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

Information Technology MBA vs. MS

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

Information Security Career Central

A Capella-powered blog dedicated to information security trends, news, career information, and more.

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Ready for the Next Step?

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