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Bachelor of Science (BS) in Construction Information Technology and Cybersecurity

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Throughout the program, the latest technological developments, applications, and considerations in the construction industry are explored and applied to real-life industry challenges. Students will learn optimum methods and techniques to define resources, risks, and threats in order to maintain the protection, safety, and profitability of construction sites. 

The program provides the essential knowledge to enter into the construction IT and cybersecurity industry with careers, such as:

  • Construction Information Technology Specialist - average salary $88,2931
  • Construction Cyber Operations Team Leader - average base pay $39,1742
  • IT and Cybersecurity Supervisor - average base pay $55,7822
  • Construction Information Specialist - average salary $45,5993
  • Cybersecurity Analyst - average base pay $86,6432
  • Construction TI/Cyber Strategist - national average salary $28,237/D.C. area average $30,3222
  • Construction Cyber Security Consultant - average salary $81,2972

1 Salary based on 2020 Paysa salary data
2 Salary based upon 2020 Glassdoor salary data
3 Salary based upon 2020 ZipRecruiter salary data

Why Capitol?

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Our long history in cybersecurity education

As one of the first schools in the nation to be designated a National Center of Excellence in Cyber Defense by the Department of Homeland Security and National Security Agency, Capitol Technology University stands ready to advance the field and do its part to combat one of the nation’s greatest challenges.

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Our location puts you in the heart of the action.

The Baltimore/ Washington D.C. area has one of the largest concentrations of high-tech companies, defense contractors, and government agencies in the United States, making it easier to find internships and high-paying jobs.

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Our motto, ‘find a way, or make one’ delivers job ready skills.

Hands on classes, combined with extracurricular clubs like; League of Legends, the robotics club, and the gaming club help you hone the skills needed to excel in the workplace.

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Support for you

Whatever type of resource you need - a way to improve your math skills, a place to exercise, help with a job search or a disability - we have facilities and personnel ready to help.

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Key Faculty

Dr. William Butler

Dr. William Butler

Chair, Cyber and Information Security, Director, Center for Cybersecurity Research and Analysis (CCRA)

Bill Butler is currently Director, Center for Cybersecurity Research and Analysis (CCRA) at Capitol Technology University. Prior to this appointment in 2013 Bill worked in the networking and IT industries as a network engineer and consultant for over 20 years. Bill also served as a joint qualified communications information systems officer in the U.S. Marine Corps and retired as a Colonel with 30 years of service (active and reserve). Bill holds a Doctorate in cybersecurity earned from Capitol focusing on preserving cellphone privacy and countering illegal cell towers (IMSI catchers).

Rick Hansen

Rick Hansen

Professor of Practice in Cybersecurity

Rick Hansen is a Professor of Practice in Cybersecurity. He mentors and supports student projects from the university’s Cybersecurity program, the Cybersecurity Competition Team (“Signal 9”) and the Astronautical Engineering Program. He also provides outreach to government and industry. Rick has a Masters Degree in Computer Science from the Johns Hopkins University and a Bachelors Degree in Electronic Engineering from Capitol College. His research interests include Cybersecurity for the Internet of Things, application of Socratic Learning for technology training & education, autonomous vehicle communications & countermeasures, and Entrepreneurship. Professor Hansen is a military veteran and serves as the CEO of a Cybersecurity and Research firm.

Gary Burke

Gary Burke

Program Director of the Construction Management and Critical Infrastructure Program

Gary Burke has an MBA from Southern Methodist University and a BS in Building Science from Auburn University.  He has extensive experience in business operations and management, commercial and residential construction, real estate and land development, residential and commercial property.  Professor Burke has a passion for education and has mentored hundreds of students in the construction management field.  

Top Employers of Capitol Technology University's Graduates

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Career Opportunities

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The Capitol Commitment

We’ve created a game plan to make sure you find a job upon graduation. Learn more.

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Market Demand for Cyber and Information Technology

  • 82% of our graduates have a job or enter graduate school 90 days after commencement

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Curriculum

The bachelor of science in Construction Information Technology and Cybersecurity degree is a total of 120 credits, which covers cybersecurity, critical infrastructure, program languages, information technology, technical electives, mathematics and sciences, English and social science courses. The last two years of the program is completely online.


Tuition & Fees

Tuition rates are subject to change.

The following rates are in effect for the 2019-2020 academic year, beginning in Fall 2019 and continuing through Summer 2020:

  • There is no charge for online application, $25 fee for paper application 
  • Full-time tuition is $12,662 per semester, plus fees
  • The active duty military tuition rate is $250 per credit, plus fees (additional discounts and scholarships do not apply)
  • Retired military receive a $100 per credit hour tuition discount
  • All full-time students who keep their student account current are promised their tuition will not increase more than 1% per year for four years
  • For the cost of living in Capitol Technology University's modern residential facility, click here
  • Academic Fee for UAS-120 $500

For 2020-2021 undergraduate tuition and fees, click here.

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