Information Technology at Capella University
Capella University is located in Minneapolis, Minnesota and has a total student population of 36,284. Of the 2,866 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Capella University in 2019, 93 of them were information technology majors.
Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Information Technology section at the bottom of this page.
Capella University Information Technology Degrees Available
- Certificate in IT (Less Than 1 Year)
- Bachelor’s Degree in IT
- Master’s Degree in IT
- Doctorate Degree in IT
Online Classes Are Available at Capella University
If you are a working student or have a busy schedule, you may want to consider taking online classes. While these classes used to be mostly populated by returning adults, more and more traditional students are turning to this option.
For those who are interested in distance learning, Capella University does offer online courses in IT for the following degree levels:
- Bachelor’s Degree
- Master’s Degree
Capella University Information Technology Rankings
The following rankings from College Factual show how the IT progam at Capella University compares to programs at other colleges and universities.
Note: Rankings don't always give a complete picture of a school's strengths and weaknesses, so it's a good idea to extend your research and also look at other factors when trying to decide if the school is right for you.
Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings
The IT major at Capella University is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Information Technology. This could be for a number of reasons, such as not having enough data on the major or school to make an accurate assessment of its quality.
|Best Information Technology Colleges for Non-Traditional Students||1|
|Best Information Technology Colleges for Veterans||1|
|Highest Paid Information Technology Graduates||2|
|Most Popular Online Information Technology Schools||12|
|Most Popular Colleges for Information Technology||23|
|Most Focused Colleges for Information Technology||171|
Earnings of Capella University IT Graduates
The median salary of IT students who receive their bachelor's degree at Capella University is $77,500. This is great news for graduates of the program, since this figure is 68% higher than the national average of $46,100 for all IT bachelor's degree recipients.
IT Student Demographics at Capella University
Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the IT majors at Capella University.
Capella University Information Technology Bachelor’s Program
The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Capella University with a bachelor's in IT.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||12|
|Hispanic or Latino||6|
Capella University Information Technology Master’s Program
In the IT master's program at this school, racial-ethnic minorities make up 37% of degree recipients. That is 12% better than the national average.*
The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Capella University with a master's in IT.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||38|
|Hispanic or Latino||8|
Capella University also has a doctoral program available in IT. In 2019, 30 students graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.
- Computer Systems Analysis
- Computer Systems Networking
- Computer Software & Applications
- Computer Programming
- Data Processing
Careers That IT Grads May Go Into
A degree in IT can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for MN, the home state for Capella University.
|Occupation||Jobs in MN||Average Salary in MN|
|Computer User Support Specialists||12,910||$55,560|
|Computer and Information Systems Managers||9,510||$143,300|
|Network and Computer Systems Administrators||7,610||$85,620|
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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