We Stay in Touch with Your Profession
We work closely with employers in your field to design an Information Technology degree that's not only current, but also teaches skills and insights you can apply immediately — your first day on the job.
This is why so many employers report that they love hiring Capella graduates. They know their field and have the practical skills needed to do the job right away. An IT degree from Capella not only helps build your confidence, but also gives you a competitive edge in the job market.
Our designations by the National Security Agency, Department of Homeland Security, Project Management Institute, and accreditation by ABET are highly regarded within their industries.
Capella University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.
The Higher Learning Commission is among the 6 regional accrediting bodies recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Regional bodies accredit colleges and universities; national bodies accredit trade and vocational schools.
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 alumni for entry or advancement in the IT industry.
Capella has been designated a National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Education (CAEIAE) for the academic years 2012–2017.
Hands-On Learning Through Virtual Lab Environment
Students will experience practical, hands-on learning designed around best practices in a safe, interactive virtual lab environment. This virtual platform allows students to develop skills by practicing with tools used in the industry.
FlexPath: The Most Direct Path to a Degree
For select programs Capella also offers a self-paced learning option called FlexPath. FlexPath allows you to complete your degree on your own schedule, at your own pace. You can move quickly through more familiar coursework or more slowly as needed — without the constraints of preset due dates. For many students FlexPath offers a more personalized learning approach with greater freedom, more control and the potential to save time and money.
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Meet Our Distinguished Faculty
Most of Capella's faculty in the school of Business & Technology hold doctorates. They have deep teaching experience and bring real-world expertise to the course room, with many holding current positions in small businesses, government, non-profit, consulting, and higher education. Many of our faculty are industry leaders at organizations such as IBM, Microsoft and Vulcan Systems. In addition, numerous IT faculty members have published journal articles and books.
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Earn Credit for Your Knowledge
The knowledge you gained for your IT certifications — including CISSP®, CISA®, CISM®, PMP® and more — can help you earn college credit toward a Capella bachelor’s IT program, saving you time and up to $17,800.
Take Control and Save with Self-Paced Learning
FlexPath is a more accessible, flexible, and efficient way to earn your degree – allowing you to complete multiple courses at your own pace while paying one flat tuition rate per quarter.
Start Now, Save $8,000
To be eligible for the Bachelor's Completion Grant, you must start your Bachelor of Science degree program at Capella University by September 8, 2014, pass your first course, and carry at least 7 credits in each subsequent quarter of the grant period.
Credit for Real-World Experience
You can earn credits through our Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) process by demonstrating mastery of competencies, and may be eligible to earn credit for previous coursework, experience and learning.
15% Military Discount
Capella is proud to provide military benefits, including a 15% tuition discount off bachelor's programs.
Reduce the time and cost of finishing your degree by maximizing your transfer credits.
Sophia Low-Cost Undergraduate Courses
You can save time and money by choosing to take your general education required courses at our learning partner, Sophia Pathways, rather than at Capella. For example, fulfilling just two of your general education requirements would typically take 3 months and cost about $3,000. You could complete these same requirements at Sophia in under 60 days — for around $650.
Employer Tuition Reimbursement
Many employers offer tuition reimbursement to their employees — even those without a formal program. Check with your HR department or manager to see if you are eligible.
Employer & Association Discounts
Tuition discounts from Capella-affiliated employers and colleges can make your degree more affordable, saving you thousands.
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In 2011, the median annual salary for people with a bachelor's degree was $16,000 more than those with only some college education.
U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
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Learn Online Anywhere, Anytime
At Capella, you will enjoy the flexibility of earning your degree on a schedule that fits your life. In our online course rooms, students and faculty participate in discussions at different times throughout the week. You will not attend class at a specific date and time, but you can expect to complete weekly assignments, reading, and participation requirements.