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Build Your Career with In-Demand Skills

The field of information technology is experiencing skills and workforce shortages and the need for skilled professionals is significant and growing. With a bachelor’s in IT, you’ll be poised for success in this booming industry.

At Capella, you’ll find online bachelor’s degrees in technology programs that are flexible enough to fit your busy life. With professionally aligned curriculum, Capella offers job-ready skills that can be applied immediately.

INFORMATION SECURITY

Protect information assets
from cybersecurity risks

NETWORK AND SYSTEM TECHNOLOGY

Help businesses achieve
their goals through IT solutions

ANALYTICS

Leverage data assets to
promote organizational success

IT Certifications and Digital Badge Option

Industry Certifications

Gain the skills and knowledge you need to take select certification exams from CompTIA, Microsoft, and Cisco—and the vouchers to take them for free.

NSA Badge

Earn an NSA digital badge in Information Assurance and Security on the way to your BS IT-IAS degree to illustrate your mastery and skills.

Accredited, Respected Programs

Capella University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. The Higher Learning Commission is among the six regional accrediting bodies recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Regional bodies accredit colleges and universities; national bodies accredit trade and vocational schools.

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Capella University has been designated by the National Security Agency (NSA) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance/Cyber Defense (CAE IA/CD) for academic years 2014-2021.

Capella's BS in IT program is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org. ABET accreditation is a key indicator of Capella's dedication to educational quality that prepares our graduates for entry or advancement in the IT profession.

The following specialization has been accredited by the Project Management Institute (PMI®) Global Accreditation Center for Project Management (PMI-GAC):

The PMI Global Accreditation Center Logo is a service mark of Project Management Institute, Inc.

The FlexPath format for the Project Management specializations is not accredited by Project Management Institute (PMI®) Global Accreditation Center for Project Management (PMI-GAC).

Hands-On Learning

Gain real-world experience in a virtual lab setting. In select IT programs you’ll have the opportunity to explore penetration-testing techniques in a simulated IT environment. Using leading industry tools, you’ll learn to manage real-time responses to security breaches to perform vulnerability assessments, including system sanitizing and hardening.

Cutting-Edge Content at No Additional Cost

Pluralsight, a global leader in online learning for IT specialists, is partnering with Capella to integrate innovative content into select courses in our Bachelor of Science in Information Technology program. You’ll receive hands-on, practical learning for today’s most in-demand and understaffed jobs. In addition, students in those courses will receive full access to Pluralsight’s complete library of over 5,000 online courses—a $499 value—at no extra cost.

Earn Credit For Your Knowledge

Get ahead with what you already know using Capella’s prior learning assessment. The knowledge you’ve gained for your IT certifications—including CISSP®, CEH®, PMP®, and more—can help you earn college credit toward a Capella bachelor’s IT program, saving you time and over $17,000 on your bachelor’s.

Additional savings opportunities include:

Learn at Your Pace with FlexPath

Complete your bachelor’s degree on your own schedule, at your own pace, with FlexPath. You can leverage your experience and knowledge to move quickly through more familiar coursework or more slowly as needed — without the constraints of preset due dates or set class times. This personalized learning approach offers greater freedom, more control, and the potential to save time and money. FlexPath is available for select IT programs.

The Skills You Need to Succeed

Career success requires more than just technical knowledge, and at Capella, you’ll gain the soft skills that will set you apart from the crowd. Your online degree program will help you hone marketable skills like teamwork, critical thinking, work prioritization, and effective communication.

Unparalleled Military Support

 

Our dedicated team of military support counselors will work with you to take advantage of the latest military and VA benefits. We offer significant military benefits, such as tuition discounts, a flexible military leave of absence policy, and online degree programs that can move with you to any duty station.

I never gave up on my dream of a bachelor’s degree and once I found the right field and program I went for it. I kept hearing that data security was becoming a bigger and bigger industry with high-paying jobs. It seemed like you could basically write your own ticket if you had the right education.

Sheila Stevens,Bachelor’s in Information Assurance and Security