BS in Information Technology BS in Information Technology

Online BS in Information Technology


Use your technology skills and know-how to drive results. Our bachelor’s degree program in information technology can help you combine your talents in IT to become an industry problem-solver. We offer flexible, online courses that can fit your career goals.

Build professional skills that fit your career goals with a BS in IT

The BS in IT degree program helps you build a foundation of essential IT skills and knowledge: networking, databases, web development, systems analysis and design and project management. Grow your expertise in one of our specializations.

To meet an ABET requirement, graduation and enrollment data are available.

BS in IT program overview

Our online Bachelor of Science in IT degree program offers hands-on experience with industry tools through virtual labs, interactive simulations, real-world capstone projects and innovative resources. Experienced IT faculty help you build on your current knowledge and develop your professional skill set.

Choosing a BS in IT specialization

Every professional journey is different. Your chosen specialization or minor can help you leverage your unique passions and interests to build advanced expertise for an IT career.*

*Capella cannot guarantee any specific job, promotion, salary increase or other career outcomes. You will need to conduct your own research to understand what opportunities may be available to you. Note that some career paths may prefer or even require previous experience, licensure, certifications or other designations along with a degree.

Which is better for a BS in IT, FlexPath or GuidedPath?

The FlexPath learning format is available for select specializations. Your lifestyle and learning preferences will factor into choosing a path for your bachelor’s degree in IT. FlexPath gives you the freedom to set your own deadlines and complete coursework at your own pace. GuidedPath offers a more structured approach with a fixed weekly schedule.


  • Complete your assessments at your own pace
  • Engage one-on-one with faculty to receive feedback
  • Get support from coaches when you need it
  • Pay one tuition fee per 12-week billing session; books, supplies and other fees apply

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  • Complete weekly assignments with preset deadlines
  • Participate in weekly discussion posts with your classmates and faculty
  • Connect with academic coaches to keep you on track
  • Pay for what you take, price varies by courseload or quarter

Learn more about GuidedPath

Why choose the BS in IT at Capella University?

Reduce your tuition by $15,000

Enroll in a qualified program and apply for a $15K Capella Progress Reward, a scholarship to help fund select bachelor’s degrees. Eligibility rules and exclusions apply. Connect with us for details.  Apply now »

Save with Credit for Prior Learning

Have previous training? Earn up to 45 credits toward your BS in IT in the GuidedPath learning format with your certifications and demonstrated knowledge. Learn more »

Additional fee of $50 assessed each quarter you request documented credit. CPL awards may impact transfer credit maximums. All learning being submitted for assessment must be completed prior to starting in FlexPath.

Take certification exams on us

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