Decorative Decorative

Project Management
Master of Science in Information Technology

Reach for your potential as an IT project manager with an online Master of Science degree in Information Technology, Project Management from Capella. In this specialization, you can build a foundational understanding of both traditional and Agile project management methodologies. You’ll establish your expertise by developing a cutting-edge technical skill set. You’ll also work on a project with a real organization or company to gain a deeper understanding of how to apply your skills in the field.

This MS in IT degree is designed to help entry- and mid-level IT professionals enhance their technical expertise in pursuit of advanced professional IT roles.

The mission of Capella University's MS in IT specialization in Project Management is to provide learners with a solid understanding of management theories, methodologies, processes, and strategies. It provides learners with the knowledge, skills, and experience to meet business needs and requirements effectively.

Hands-on experience

Add valuable project management experience to your résumé by working in the project manager role for real-world IT projects involving actual company stakeholders.

Take certification exams on us

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

Save with your certificates

With Credit for Prior Learning (CPL), you can save up to $14,250* in tuition costs on your MS in IT program in the GuidedPath learning format. See what you could save on your IT degree

*Books, supplies and other fees apply. Tuition savings represent the maximum savings with a single credential submission. Additional fee of $50 assessed each quarter you request documented credit. CPL awards may impact transfer credit maximums.

Classes start June 3

Apply today with no application fee.

At a glance

  • Online
  • 7 Core courses
  • 5 Specialization courses
  • Applied IT project

Reduce your tuition by $2,500

Enroll in a qualified program and apply for a $2.5K Capella Progress Reward, a scholarship to help fund your master’s degree. Eligibility rules and exclusions apply. Connect with us for details.

Capella is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

Accreditation and recognitions provide evidence that we meet standards for quality of faculty, curriculum, learner services, and fiscal stability.

The masters in IT with a specialization in project management is accredited by the PMI Global Accreditation Center for Project Management Education Programs (GAC).*

See all our accreditations and recognitions.

To meet a PMI-GAC accreditation requirement, student achievement data can be found here.

The GAC Accredited Program seal is a mark of Project Management Institute, Inc.

*The FlexPath option for the project management specializations are not accredited by PMI-GAC.

What can you do with an MS in IT Project Management degree?

Your education can help you reach your professional and personal goals. While Capella cannot guarantee that a graduate will secure any specific career outcome, such as a job title, promotion, or salary increase, we encourage you to explore potential jobs and employment settings. Here are some ideas and examples for a graduate with an MS in Information Technology, Project Management.

Job titles to explore

  • Project manager
  • Information technology manager
  • Information technology project manager
  • Business analyst
  • Director of information technology
  • Solutions architect
  • Information technology analyst
  • Program manager

Employment settings to explore

  • Land-based or online college or university
  • Financial service
  • Hospital
  • Insurance carrier
  • Consulting service
  • Manufacturing
  • Government—local, state, and federal
  • Telecommunications carrier
  • Engineering services
  • Scientific research and development
  • Computer systems design
  • Bank

*These are examples intended to serve as a general guide. Some positions may prefer or even require previous experience, licensure, certifications, and/or other designations along with a degree. Because many factors determine what position an individual may attain, Capella cannot guarantee that a graduate will secure any specific job title, a promotion, salary increase, or other career outcome. We encourage you to research requirements for your job target and career goals.