Capitol Technology University

Category: Graduate school | State: MD

About Capitol Technology University

From the student-made video game console, to the eight centers of excellence and labs; our culture of innovation is deeply ingrained into all aspects of the Capitol Technology experience. Our programs integrate scientific theory with hands-on experience. Undergraduate students gain practical knowledge—so they graduate job-ready—plus they develop an enhanced sense of self and society through liberal arts courses. Our programs are designed to support our mission: To educate individuals for professional opportunities in engineering, computer and information sciences, and business. We provide relevant learning experiences that lead to success in the evolving global community.

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Why attend Capitol Technology University

•Participating member of the Post 9/11 GI Bill® Yellow Ribbon Program •Flexible payment options for active duty military and their spouses under the Tuition Assistance Program •Maryland National Guard members can receive a 50% tuition discount for up to 12 credit hours per academic year. •Service members can apply for Capitol's scholarships and financial aid •Approved by the Veterans Administration which allows active duty, reserves, National Guard and veterans to use their educational benefits at Capitol Technology University. •Capitol's online programs are listed in the DANTES catalog, which allows students to get tuition reimbursement support under DANTES •Tuition is $250 per credit for all Active Duty Service-members pursuing undergraduate degree programs and $350 for all Active Duty Service-members pursuing master's degree programs.


Top Degrees

plaeholder-teamBusiness Administration & Management, General

A program that generally prepares individuals to plan, organize, direct, and control the functions and processes of a firm or organization. Includes instruction in management theory, human resources management and behavior, accounting and other quantitative methods, purchasing and logistics, organization and production, marketing, and business decision-making.


Computer & Information Systems Security/Information Assurance

A program that prepares individuals to assess the security needs of computer and network systems, recommend safeguard solutions, and manage the implementation and maintenance of security devices, systems, and procedures. Includes instruction in computer architecture, programming, and systems analysis; networking; telecommunications; cryptography; security system design; applicable law and regulations; risk assessment and policy analysis; contingency planning; user access issues; investigation techniques; and troubleshooting.


Computer & Information Systems Services Management


Computer Hardware Engineering

A program that prepares individuals to apply mathematical and scientific principles to the design, development, and evaluation of computer hardware and related peripheral equipment. Includes instruction in computer circuit and chip design, circuitry, computer systems design, computer equipment design, computer layout planning, testing procedures, and related computer theory and software topics.


Computer Science

A program that focuses on computer theory, computing problems and solutions, and the design of computer systems and user interfaces from a scientific perspective. Includes instruction in the principles of computational science, computer development and programming, and applications to a variety of end-use situations.


Computer Software Engineering

A program that prepares individuals to apply scientific and mathematical principles to the design, analysis, verification, validation, implementation, and maintenance of computer software systems using a variety of computer languages. Includes instruction in discrete mathematics, probability and statistics, computer science, managerial science, and applications to complex computer systems.


Engineering (general)

Undergraduate Graduate
In State Out of State In State Out of State
Tuition $25,324 $25,324 $7,416 $7,416
Fees $984 $984 $228 $228
Room $7,792 $7,792 N/A N/A
Board $1,800 $1,800 N/A N/A
Books $1,300 $1,300 $600 $600
Other Expenses $3,200 $3,200 $2,700 $2,700
Totals $40,400 $40,400 $10,944 $10,944
  • Approved for Post 9/11 GI Bill
  • Committed to the 8 Keys to Veterans' Success
  • Signed the VA's Principles of Excellence for serving veterans and service members
  • Utilize the Federal Financial Aid Shopping Sheet
  • Armed Forces Tuition Assistance (TA) Funding
  • DOD Voluntary Education Partnership Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for Tuition Assistance
  • VetSuccess on Campus (VSOC) program
  • Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges Network
  • Waives the admission application fee for military students and veterans
  • ACT or SAT test scores required for admission
  • ACT or SAT test score requirements waived for military students and veterans
  • Awards college credit for passing scores on CLEP exam
  • Awards college credit for passing scores on DSST exam
  • Award college credit for military training and experience according to the ACE recommendation guidelines
  • Provide admissions events or special admissions information sessions customized for prospective students who are military service members
  • Customized student orientation program for military students
  • Mentoring/on-boarding programs for new military students or veterans
  • Tuition discounts specifically for military students
  • Additional scholarships specifically for military students and veterans
  • Compliant with Section 702 of the Veterans Access, Choice, and Accountability Act of 2014 ("Choice Act")
  • Active duty or reserve military student returns without penalty after deployment
  • Offers evening programs
  • Offers accelerated courses (i.e., 6-8 weeks course completion time)
  • Explicit commitment to serving the military and veteran community
  • Commitment incorporated into the institution’s mission, vision and values
  • Formal policy in place regarding business conduct and compliance when admitting, educating, advising, and placing military and/or veteran students