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MS in Information Technology

School of Business & Technology

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.

Turn your IT Potential into a Reality

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.

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 Prior Learning Assessment 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.

Industry Certifications

Gain the skills and knowledge needed to take select certification exams from PMI, CompTIA, Microsoft©, and Cisco©, and earn vouchers to take them for free.

Reduce Your Tuition by $3,000

Enroll in a qualified program, apply for a $3K scholarship, and meet the eligibility requirements.
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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.

MS in IT Program Specializations

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

We believe in being transparent about the real cost, time, and value of a Capella degree. Learn more about Capella’s learning outcomes.

Accredited & recognized

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

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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Ready for the next step?

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