Capitol Technology University is the only independent university in Maryland dedicated to engineering, computer science, information technology and business. Founded in 1927, Capitol Technology University is a regionally accredited institution offering associate, bachelor's, master's  and doctorate degrees, as well as professional development training and certificates. The university's 52-acre campus is located in Laurel, Maryland, a suburban setting midway between Washington, DC and Baltimore. Full-time undergraduate students are eligible for a five-year tuition lock and a job guarantee. All graduate-level degrees are available online, supported by software that delivers live, real-time lectures.

Capitol Technology University blends academic excellence with practical learning experiences that prepare students for a range of challenging and competitive careers. Capitol Technology University remains committed to its mission through collaborations with business and government agencies, such as the NASA-supported Space Operations Institute and the National Security Agency and Department of Homeland Security, which designated Capitol Technology University a National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Education.