MS in Information Technology MS in Information Technology

Online MS in Information Technology


Turn your IT potential into a reality. Develop technology-oriented skills to address today’s technical and organizational challenges.

Build professional skills that fit your career goals with an MS in IT

Information Technology is a dynamic and fast-changing field. The MS in IT program at Capella is designed to elevate your fundamental skills and help you build advanced IT expertise in one of five specializations.

MS in Information Technology program overview

Our online MS in IT program builds on your current knowledge, helps you develop advanced skills in existing and emerging technologies and gives you a jump on meeting organizational challenges in the field.

Choosing an MS in Information Technology specialization

Every professional journey is different. Your chosen specialization can help you leverage your unique passions and interests to build advanced expertise for the next phases of your 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.

Why choose the MS in Information Technology at Capella University?

Save with Credit for Prior Learning

Earn credits through Credit for Prior Learning  by demonstrating mastery of IT competencies. You could potentially save $13,950 on your Master of Science in Information Technology in the GuidedPath learning format with your CISSPÒ – Certified Information Systems Security Professional.* See what you could save on your IT degree.

*Savings inclusive of fees charged by Capella to evaluate and award academic credit for your prior learning. The documented credit fee of $50 is assessed each quarter you request documented credit. Capella reserves the right to change fees at any time. 

Take certification exams on us

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

Find the balance between tech and people skills

Focus on technology as you build soft skills, such as communicating tech ideas with non-tech audiences, that can help you advance as a leader.

“While working toward my master’s in information technology, Capella allowed me to expand my skills, knowledge and experience when it came to using a variety of tools and working with a real-world client and project team.”

Breanna Gorski MS in Information Technology alumni

Actual Capella graduate who agreed to appear in Capella promotional materials.