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Information Technology Degrees & Certificates

Get a Competitive Edge in a Growing Field

Capella’s information technology degrees and certificates can provide you with specialized skills.

Be the IT Professional Employers Need

Information technology is the engine that drives sales, marketing, logistics, service and many other facets of business, government, and nonprofit operations.  The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projected that employment in computer and information technology will grow by 13 percent between 2016 and 2026, faster than average for other occupations. Students at Capella gain technical and business skills that give them the knowledge and skills to help them to excel in today’s ever-changing IT environment. Capella offers bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees in information technology, as well as information technology certificates.

PHD

PhD in Information Technology

Prepare for leadership, teaching, and consulting in the IT field, with specializations designed to meet specific career goals while focusing on advanced research and writing.

DIT

Doctor of Information Technology

 Work toward becoming a thought leader or professor in a doctoral program with specializations in areas such as information assurance and cybersecurity and IT education. 

MS

MS in Analytics

Work with tools like SAS, R, Python, and Tableau to expand your skills in data mining, statistics, analytics, modeling, and forecasting, and turn data into solutions.

MS

MS in Information Technology

Grow the skills you need to solve real-world problems in your workplace. Learn to manage complex technology systems and risk mitigation, and evaluate business data.

MS

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.

BS

BS in Information Technology

Gain skills you can use immediately in the fundamental IT domains of networking, database, web development, systems analysis and design, and project management.

CERT

Information Technology Certificates

Build specialized knowledge in the areas of analytics, cybersecurity, project management, or networking by earning a graduate or undergraduate certificate.

Individual Courses

Move closer towards your goals, one course at a time. Take an individual Capella course in subject areas including counseling, psychology, nursing, business, and more.

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

Why Choose Capella?

Relevant skills combined with specialized IT knowledge are what you’ll gain with a Capella information technology degree. Seize the opportunity to reach for your potential with an online, competency-based education.

Earn Industry Certifications

Gain skills and knowledge in select IT specializations to take industry certification exams—and the vouchers to take them for free.

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.

Relevant, Applicable Coursework

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

Earn Credit for Your Knowledge

Earn credits through Prior Learning Assessment by demonstrating mastery of competencies; you may also be eligible to earn credit for previous coursework, experience, and learning.

Online Education. Two Ways.

To meet the needs of busy professionals, we offer two competency-based online learning formats in select programs— GuidedPath and FlexPath.

Faculty & Support

You’re never going it alone at Capella. Our dedicated faculty and support teams are waiting to guide, help, and advise you through every step of your educational journey.

“I truly enjoyed the experience that I had earning my bachelor’s through Capella,” he says. “I liked it so much that I wanted to complete a master’s. It was always on my bucket list.”

Keith Hoffman*
Bachelor’s and Master’s in Information Technology
*Actual Capella student who agreed to appear in our promotional materials.

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