MINNEAPOLIS, July 16, 2007 – The National Security Agency (NSA) and the Department of Homeland Security have designated Capella University, an accredited* online university based in Minneapolis, as a Center for Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Education. Capella is the second university in Minnesota to receive the designation. Read the rest of this entry »

MINNEAPOLIS, May 16, 2007 – It is a new world for IT professionals. They must solve messy, ill-defined problems for their organizations, and develop creative and innovative solutions that have a real impact on the business – both financial and human. Dr. Keith Morneau, faculty chair for Capella University’s undergraduate information technology program, will address those issues when he presents at the Interop conference in Las Vegas on May 22. Capella University is an accredited* online university, and recently began offering a PhD in information technology. Nearly 85 percent of Capella’s students are pursuing master’s or PhD degrees online. Read the rest of this entry »

MINNEAPOLIS, February 26, 2007 – In the next decade, three of the 10 fastest growing occupations will be in the field of information technology (IT), according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. To educate these IT leaders of the future, there is a corresponding need for PhD faculty in IT disciplines. To respond to the growing need for both IT professionals and faculty, Capella University (www.capella.edu), an accredited*, fully online university based in Minneapolis, Minn., has announced that it will offer a new PhD in information technology through its School of Business and Technology. Learners can choose a general program or a specialization in information technology education. Read the rest of this entry »

MINNEAPOLIS, February 22, 2007 – Capella University (www.capella.edu), an accredited,* fully online university based in Minneapolis, Minn., today introduced new graduate and post-graduate educational offerings in public safety, IT, business, and education. Enrollment is now open for the programs, with classes beginning spring quarter 2007. Read the rest of this entry »

MINNEAPOLIS, Dec. 19, 2006 — Jimmy Wales, the founder of the online encyclopedia Wikipedia, will speak to attendees of Capella University’s (www.capella.edu) Orlando colloquium and the general public on Dec. 28 at 8 p.m. at the Wyndham Orlando Resort. Read the rest of this entry »

MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 26, 2006 — Capella University (www.capella.edu), an accredited online university and a leader in online education, has released its latest podcast, which features an interview with Robin Bundy, a former sewage plant laborer who was awarded a $15,000 Women in Technology scholarship from the Michigan Council of Women in Technology (MCWT). Bundy received her bachelor’s degree in IT from Capella in August 2006 and is now pursuing a MBA from Capella in information technology management. Part of the “Inside Online Education” podcast series, this installment highlights Bundy’s transformation from a blue collar worker to her new career in IT. She now works for IBM in the Rational Software division. Read the rest of this entry »

MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 12, 2006 — Capella University, an accredited online university and a leader in online education, is offering ten $10,000 scholarships good toward project management specializations in the university’s master of information technology program, master of business administration program, and bachelor’s degree in information technology program. Read the rest of this entry »