Centers of Excellence
Capitol Technology University focuses on practical and relevant education, a mission to support and build upon the regional pipeline of technology and engineering professionals, and a need to reach out to all levels of students on the importance of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education. To accomplish this, Capitol Technology University developed strong institutional centers of excellence.
The Center for Space Science Education and Public Outreach provides hands-on education and workforce development experiences for students in K-12, community colleges, colleges or universities and those who support them in achieving leadership careers in the STEM fields.
This interdisciplinary center has a mission built on education, training and awareness to enhance the security of critical infrastructures as well as physical and cyber infrastructures all over the nation.
The Innovation and Leadership Institute offers programs designed to build the technical and social skills of young people and working adults who want to succeed in technology entrepreneurship and leadership careers. The ILI sponsors the Capitol President’s Forum, seminars, conferences and symposia.
Established in 2002 with a grant from NASA, the Space Operations Institute is a consortium of NASA, industry, government and education partners. Students involved in SOI manage satellite operations and receive hands-on experience that will prepare them for careers in all aspects of the aerospace industry.