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Earn a bachelor of science in Software Engineering, become a valuable resource at any company.

Talented software engineers seem to be in demand virtually everywhere. Why? Because they can design and program computers that meet the needs of virtually anyone. Capitol's software engineering (SE) graduates can analyze a system and its needs, then apply engineering principles to create hardware and software solutions.

For the software component of this program, you'll study everything from programming languages and applications to algorithm development and software design. In the hardware section, courses range from computer architecture to chip technology.

Why Capitol?

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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 classes are taught by working professionals.

A field like software engineering is constantly evolving, which makes our faculty extremely valuable since many are experts in the field.

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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.

Capitol Tech Opportunities

Key Faculty

Nayef Abu Ageel

Dr. Nayef Abu-Ageel

Dean of Academics and Chair of the Electrical Engineering Department

Dr. Abu-Ageel has over fifteen years of academic and industrial experience in research, teaching, and entrepreneurship. He holds a PhD in Electrical Engineering from Michigan State University. He joined Capitol Technology University in January 2016. Prior to this, Dr. Abu-Ageel served as an adjunct professor in the Department of Bioengineering and the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at George Mason University. The innovative teaching practices he introduced include integrating entrepreneurship into class material as well as involving engineering students with the local community.

Dr. Soheil Hosseini

Dr. Soheil Hosseini

Assistant Professor of Engineering

Dr. Soheil Hosseini holds a PhD in electrical engineering from the University of Toledo and has also accumulated extensive experience in the private sector. While a graduate student, he developed a new machine learning algorithm to forecast short-term electricity load using the data from a North American electric utility, potentially leading to millions of dollars in savings due to better prediction accuracy.

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 Software Engineering

  • 82% of our graduates have a job or enter graduate school 90 days after commencement
  • The average salary for a software engineer is $100,000 per year

Degree Details


The bachelor of science in software engineering (BSSE) degree is a total of 120 credits, which covers computers and software, engineering, technical courses, mathematics and sciences, English and social science courses


Tuition & Fees

Tuition rates are subject to change without notice.

The following rates are in effect for the 2018-2019 academic year, beginning in Fall 2018 and continuing through Summer 2019:

  • There is no charge for online application, $25 fee for paper application 
  • Full-time tuition is $12,354 per semester, plus fees
  • The active duty military tuition rate is $250 per credit, plus fees
  • All full-time students who keep their student account current are promised their tuition will not increase more than 1% over four years
  • For the cost of living in one of Capitol Technology University's six residential facilities, click here

 

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