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Stand Out with an IT Certificate

The information technology industry is in need of professionals with specialized skill sets to handle complex problems. Build new knowledge that can be immediately applied in the workplace and help differentiate yourself in the job market with a targeted information technology certificate.

Apply Certificate Credits To Your Degree

Your graduate or undergraduate certificate can stand alone to demonstrate your specialized knowledge. In addition, because each certificate program includes master’s or bachelor's level courses, you’ll be able to apply the credits you earn to your degree in the same area.

Academic Certificates Plus Industry Certifications

In select certificate programs, you'll gain the skills and knowledge you need to take exams for valuable industry certifications-and vouchers to take them for free.

High Quality, Professionally Credible 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.


NSA and DHS Designated

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.

Gainful Employment & Learning and Career Outcomes

Investing in a college degree is no small thing. At Capella, we’re proud to share our learning and career outcomes—along with gainful employment results—so that you can make the most informed decisions about the programs that interest you.

Hands-On Learning

Gain real-world experience in a virtual lab setting. In our information security certificate programs you’ll have the opportunity to explore penetration-testing techniques in a simulated IT environment.


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.