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Capitol Technology University's engineering technology programs rank high with U.S. News and World Report.

The Master of Science in Engineering Technology is structured to educate students to design and develop applications from the inception stage through the manufacturing, testing and delivery of a product. The program provides traditional engineers with the fundamentals of circuit modeling, analysis, and construction, as well as government and industry regulations. Students study mathematical modeling and analysis, electromagnetic interference and compatibility, and advanced concepts of design for reliability, manufacturability and testability with an emphasis on the practical applications of theoretical principles to the design and construction of circuits to meet industrial, military and international standards.

As a student, you will learn how to evaluate diverse points of view and integrate specialized knowledge across various engineering technology fields.

This program prepares students for real-world situations in a multitude of industries including engineering, manufacturing, production, design, testing, and evaluations of products and materials throughout the world.

The program provides the essential knowledge to enter the industry in leadership roles, such as:

  • Engineering Technologist - average base salary, $104,9171
  • Engineering Specialist  - average base salary, $70,7561
  • Lead Engineering Specialist - average base salary, $97,6091

1. Salary based upon 2020 Glassdoor salary data


Why Capitol?

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Our location is a magnet for top faculty

The Baltimore/Washington area has one of the largest concentrations of high-tech companies, defense contractors, and government agencies.

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Program is 100% Online

Offered entirely online, this program teaches what it takes to adapt to changes in technology and participate in solving problems facing society.


Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers Approved

Capitol Technology University's engineering technology program is just one of fifteen colleges and universities approved by the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) as a provider of quality engineering education.

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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 MS engineering technology graduate is $74,000

Degree Details: Program starts Fall 2020


A bachelor of science degree in engineering technology, electrical engineering or equivalent is recommended but not required. Students with an accredited B.S. in a related field will be considered for admission under provisional status.

Tuition & Fees

Tuition rates are subject to change.

The following rates are in effect for the 2022-2023 academic year, beginning in Fall 2022 and continuing through Summer 2023:

  • The per credit charge for graduate courses:
    • Online or satellite campus (per credit) - $630, plus fees (information technology and other applicable fees)
    • Independent study (per credit) - $877, plus fees (information technology and other applicable fees)
  • The active duty military tuition rate is $350 per credit, plus fees (additional discounts and scholarships do not apply)
  • The retired military tuition rate is $530 per credit, plus fees (additional discounts and scholarships do not apply)
  • There is no charge for online application, $40 fee for paper application

For 2023-2024 masters tuition and fees, click here.

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