Master of Research (M.Res.) in Quantum Computing

Pending MHEC Approval, Starting Summer 2023

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Earn a Master of Research in Quantum Computing and learn the complex mechanics and technologies behind this rapidly emerging field.

The M.Res. in Quantum Computing is a unique program designed to meet the immediate industry need for innovative researchers, quantum engineers, and computer scientists. Professionals will graduate with the skills necessary to become key leaders in the advancement, expansion, and support of this growing industry.

Students in this program will conduct extensive and sustained original research in quantum theory, mechanics, and computing, as well as computer science, mathematics, hardware and software engineering, and physics, to explore the foundational laws and applications within this field.  

The M.Res. program is designed as a degree in research where students will quickly become able to engage in leadership, research, and publishing. It is aimed at those that may want to explore research studies before starting a doctorate in research, or those seeking career advancement opportunities through a degree.  

The M.Res. in Quantum Computing program is structured for experienced professionals in the Quantum Computing field with an appropriate undergraduate degree. During the program, students will conduct original research in an approved area of Quantum Computing. 

The completion of the M.Res. in Quantum Computing program requires the student produce, present, and defend a master's dissertation after receiving the required approvals from the student’s Committee and the M.Res. Academic Review Board. 

For continued study, see our PhD in Quantum Computing.

Why Capitol?

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Expert guidance in master’s research

Our industry-expert faculty are devoted to providing students with the deep proficiency needed in this area using interdisciplinary methodology, cutting-edge courses, and hands-on skills. You’ll receive the guidance necessary for successfully completing your master's research.

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Proven academic excellence

Study at a university that specializes in industry-focused education in technology-based fields, nationally recognized for academic excellence in our programs.

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Access to our unique centers and labs

Our Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab gives students the opportunity to engage in applied computer science projects to learn about quantum computing, artificial intelligence, engineering, and machine learning, utilizing real-world datasets and innovative predictive problem modeling.

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Program is 100% online

Our MRes in Quantum Computing is offered 100% online.


Dr. Richard Baker

Dr. Richard Baker

Dissertation Chair

Dr. Richard Baker is Dissertation Chair of Graduate Programs at Capitol Technology University. He previously served as associate professor in Indiana State University’s Department of Aviation Technology, and as executive director of the Center for Unmanned Systems and Human Capital Development.  Richard holds a BS in mathematics and an MS in computer science from Indiana State University. He received his doctorate in information systems from Nova Southeastern University.  

Dr. William Butler

Dr. William Butler

Vice President

Dr. William (Bill) Butler is currently the Vice President of Academic Affairs at Capitol Technology University. Prior to this appointment in 2021, Dr. Butler served as Cybersecurity Chair for 8 years at Capitol Tech. Earlier in his career, he worked in the networking and IT industries as a network engineer and consultant for over 20 years. He 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). Dr. Butler holds a Doctorate in cybersecurity earned from Capitol focusing on preserving cellphone privacy and countering illegal cell towers (IMSI catchers).

Dr. Kellep Charles

Dr. Kellep Charles


Dr. Kellep Charles is Chair of Cybersecurity programs at Capitol Technology University. He completed his Doctorate in Cybersecurity at Capitol Technology University.  He also holds a Master of Science in Telecommunication Management from the University of Maryland University College and a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University.

Dr. Chuck Conner

Dr. Charles Conner


Dr. Charles Conner has worked in industry and academia since 1980.  His specialty is digital signal and image processing and has worked with Catholic University as well as many government agencies.  He started teaching (part-time) in 1984.

Dr. Ian McAndrew

Dr. Ian McAndrew


An internationally recognized leader in research and expert on low-speed flight, Dr. McAndrew has five degrees: a PhD, two master’s degrees and two bachelor’s degrees. He is a Fellow of the Royal Aeronautical Society. Dr. McAndrew chairs several international conferences and journals and is invited to give keynote speeches all over the world. He started his career in the automotive industry as an engine designer, and has worked at several universities across the globe. Dr. McAndrew is Dean of doctoral programs at Capitol Technology University. An external examiner on the world wide stage (UK USA, Germany, Italy, Jordan, Japan, Australia, Greece and Kenya) his experience includes over 115 successful Doctorate successes.

Career Opportunities

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A degree relevant to any and every organization

Graduates will contribute significantly to the quantum computing field through the creation of new knowledge and ideas. 


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Market demand for quantum computing expertise

Get the necessary credentials to take on a leadership role; become a researcher, speaker, author, or trusted expert in this field.

Degree Details

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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