BS – Data Management (ABET-accredited)
Capella University

Program Details

The demand for skilled data analysts is experiencing unprecedented growth across all industries. Make yourself more marketable in this growing industry with Capella University's online Bachelor's in Information Technology and minor in Data Analytics, where you'll gain a deep understanding of data analytics in addition to a well-rounded understanding of Big Data. You'll build the immediately applicable knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to understand and solve business challenges using a variety of industry-leading data analytics tools and techniques.

Capella's Data Analytics minor plus the completion of the free SAS® Base Programmer 1 and 2 courses will provide the foundational knowledge required for completion of the SAS® Certified Base Programmer professional certification.

Capella's BS in IT program is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET, ABET accreditation is a key indicator of Capella's dedication to educational quality that prepares our graduates for entry or advancement in the IT profession.

Earn up to two in-demand certifications while earning your degree. We'll give you the skills and knowledge you need to take the certification exam — and the voucher to take it for free. This specialization aligns to:

  • CompTIA A+
  • CompTIA Network+

With your Bachelor's in Information Technology and minor in Data Analytics from Capella, you'll have an overview of core IT disciplines and the knowledge to address the range of process and workflow concepts and activities that make up the world of data. You'll gain a clear understanding of the role data governance and management play in the transformation, manipulation, analysis, and presentation of data.

Capella's combined Bachelor's-to-Master's degree options allow you to save significant time and money. It also allows you to start building for your future by earning Master's-level credit while you complete your Bachelor's.

Common jobs with an online Bachelor's in Information Technology and minor in Data Analytics include data managers, business analysts, data analysts, data technicians, data analytics developers/managers, data performance analysts, data visualizers, quantitative analysts, database developer, or database administrator. Potential workplaces include: corporation, government agency, higher education, or business consulting firm.


Your program of enrollment determines the admission requirements. 

Basic requirements for all programs:

  • Admission application and non-refundable $50 application fee
  • Acknowledgement agreement
  • All applicants must understand, read, speak, and write fluently in English
  • Official transcript(s) from previous institutions for degree and post-degree coursework, if applicable
  • Minimum GPA as defined by your program

Minimum level of education required:

  • Bachelor’s students must have a high school diploma or equivalent and be least 24 years old (may be waived for military applicants, veterans, and those with at least 24 quarter credits of prior college/university coursework)

Special Accreditation


School Accreditation Statement

Capella University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. 

  • Higher Learning Commission:, 800.621.7440 
  • Capella University, Capella Tower, 225 South Sixth Street, Ninth Floor, Minneapolis, MN 55402, 1.888.CAPELLA (227.3552),

Additional Information

Capella’s BS in IT program is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET,* 

*The FlexPath option for the BS in Information Technology program specializations is not accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET.