Founded in 1927 as the Capitol Radio Engineering Institute, Capital College has become a private, non-profit college in Laurel, Maryland offering degrees and certificate programs specialized in engineering, computer science, information technology, and business.
At Capitol College the academic excellence is blended with practical learning experiences that aim to prepare students for a range of challenging and competitive careers. In order to provide the best academic commitment, Capitol College collaborates 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 College a National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Education.
Capitol College offers entirely online graduate degrees which mirror traditional classroom experience with providing the convenience of distance learning and quality of real-time, two-way audio interaction. The online programs blend synchronous, professor-led events with asynchronous learning sessions.
The graduate degrees offered online include the following programs:
• Master of Business Administration
• MS in Computer Science
• MS in Electrical Engineering
• MS in Information Assurance
• MS in Information Technology Systems Management
• MS in Internet Engineering
Moreover, students can complete online graduate certificate programs, which prepare students for the variety of career or help them enhance their skills and knowledge in computer information and technology related fields. The online certificate offerings include Client-Server and Wireless Devices, Component Technologies and Online Collaboration, Global Telecommunications Systems, Information Assurance Administration, Information Technology, Network Protection, and Security Management.
Accreditation and Recognition
Capitol College has received regional accreditation from the Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools. Additionally, academic programs are approved by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET), the Maryland Higher Education Commission (MHEC) and the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE).