Bachelor of Science (BS) in Engineering Technology
Earn a Bachelor of Science in Engineering Technology, Boost Your Career With In-Demand Expertise
As an Engineering Technology (ET) student, you'll study basic engineering principles and technical skills. ET prepares you for automation, quality, and production positions in industries like defense, aerospace, automotive, chemical processing, healthcare, manufacturing, and mining. Potential employers include NASA, Festo, Rockwell Automation, Honeywell, GE, GM, Lockheed Martin, Intel, Texas Instruments, Boeing, IBM, Tesla, and many others.
In addition to relevant, up-to-date classes, you'll gain practical experience through labs, research projects, and a capstone course. You'll graduate with the ability to design, build, maintain, troubleshoot, and expand engineering systems of all types. Through this flexible, convenient degree program, you'll be equipped with more than theory and textbook knowledge. You'll be ready for a strong start on the job with skills you can apply right away.
The program provides the essential knowledge to enter into the industry in careers, such as:
- Engineering Technologist - average salary, $104,9171
- Engineering Technician - average salary, $44,7841
- Testing Technician - average hourly rate, $20.152
- Integration Technician - average salary, $34,4701
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.
Our classes are taught by working professionals.
Engineering technology is constantly evolving, which makes our faculty extremely valuable since many are experts in the field.
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.
Capitol Tech Opportunities
Team-Oriented, Multidisciplinary Projects
Professionals from all backgrounds collaborate in the real-world, so we’ve structured our labs to operate the same way. Students majoring in electrical engineering, cybersecurity, astronautical engineering and others all form teams to collaborate, trouble-shoot and explore what’s possible in our labs.
Collaborate with other students and work on student-created, student-led projects in our Fusion Lab. Here, multiple 3-D printers, a 1.4-watt laser and computers pre-loaded with modeling software are at your disposal to work on picosatellite shell development and creation, high altitude balloon payload projects and other activities.
You have the chance to showcase your classroom knowledge in your capstone project, which is required for graduation. Depending on your major, this could be writing a report and giving an oral presentation or building, designing and testing a working prototype.
Co-Ops and Internships
An internship is an essential first step to launching your career. Our reputation helps to open doors, plus our career services office provides guidance on how to write a resume to career-related events and much more.
Dr. Coray Davis
Chair and Professor, Engineering
Dr. Coray Davis is the Chair Engineering and a Professor within the Engineering Department at Capitol Technology University. Dr. Davis brings nearly 18 years of experience in both higher education and industry as a Transportation Engineer. Most recently, he held numerous administrative leadership roles in academic, athletics, and student affairs at Elizabeth City State University after serving as Professor and Chair of the Department of Technology at Virginia State University.
Dr. Davis is well in tuned to the landscape of higher education. He is passionate about developing the pipeline of K-12 students in STEM disciplines.
Dr. Davis has been an American Council on Education Fellow, facilitated a Leadership Academy for Department Chairs for ACE, and participated in North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University’s Executive Leadership Development Fellowship Program. Coray embodies the concepts of teamwork and work ethic as he was selected to serve as an NCAA Faculty Athletic Representative Fellow, and as a student athlete at South Carolina State University, he won three conference championships and participated in two NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournaments. He maintains a passion for sports. He enjoys family, mentoring, promoting STEM, and coaching youth athletics.Contact Dr. Coray Davis
Dr. Chandra Bajracharya
Assistant Professor Electrical Engineering
Chandra Bajracharya received the Ph.D. degree in electrical and computer engineering from Old Dominion University, USA, in 2014. She is a faculty member with the Department of Electrical Engineering, Capitol Technology University, USA. She was associated with the Frank Reidy Research Center for Bioelectrics and worked on several projects funded by U.S. Air Force and National Institute of Health. Her research interests include wireless networking, cyber-physical systems, power electronics, alternative energy, communication systems, numerical electromagnetics, UWB antenna design, and signal and image processing.
Dr. Garima Bajwa
Assistant Professor Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Dr. Garima Bajwa holds a master’s degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Waterloo and a doctorate in Computer Science and Engineering from the University of North Texas (UNT), in addition to her undergraduate degree from the Mody Institute of Technology and Science.
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Market Demand for Engineering Technology
- 82% of our graduates have a job or enter graduate school 90 days after commencement
- The average salary for a graduate of engineering technology is $78,000 per year
The bachelor of science in engineering technology degree (BSET) is a total of 121 credits, which covers technical courses, mathematics and sciences, English and social science courses.
Tuition & Fees
Tuition rates are subject to change.
The following rates are in effect for the 2020-2021 academic year, beginning in Fall 2020 and continuing through Summer 2021:
- There is no charge for online application, $25 fee for paper application
- Full-time tuition is $12,915 per semester, plus fees
- The active duty military tuition rate is $250 per credit, plus fees (additional discounts and scholarships do not apply)
- The retired military tuition rate is $746 per credit, plus fees (additional discounts and scholarships do not apply)
- 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.