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Corporate and Community Friends


Invest in Capitol

Align your organization with Capitol Technology University’s mission based education and assist in providing the future science, technology, engineering and business workforce with the tools to thrive in a changing world. From a one time sponsorship of a scholarship or special event to a strategic effort in support of a program or educational opportunity, Capitol Technology University offers a variety of programs and opportunities for your organization to demonstrate it’s commitment to the mission based programs of the college and the needs of the local community. Visit the Support Capitol webpage to learn more about specific opportunities and contact Leah Caputo, assistant director for development at 240.965.2464 to learn more about how your organization can invest in Capitol and be included in the planning, marketing and implementation of a Capitol Technology University program.


Corporate Partners Program

The Corporate Partners Program was established to provide an opportunity for companies and organizations to build a close relationship with the college and openly demonstrate their support. Our partners are given special access to students, faculty, staff, facilities, academic programs, and professional services. Corporate Partners share in the advancement of Maryland’s only independent college dedicated to engineering, computer science, information technology and business and help promote research, recruitment, and diversity.


Community Partnerships

Capitol Technology University is actively cultivating and strengthening relationships to forge mutually beneficial partnerships with businesses, government agencies, academic institutions and community organizations. Become active within the Capitol Technology University community through a community partnership.

Corporate Partners Program


Capitol Technology University’s Corporate Partners program was established to encourage and facilitate strategic and close relationships between business and civic organizations and Capitol Technology University, and to provide opportunities for open and substantive demonstrations of support.

Such support could include annual grants, annual or endowed scholarships, major gifts, sponsorships, internships, cooperative education programs, lab and facilities support, and gifts-in-kind of equipment and software. 


Capitol Technology University is a special place.  Your gifts support: 

  • The only independent college in Maryland dedicated to engineering, computer science, cyber and information security, and a technologically-oriented business program; we have had a STEM-oriented heritage and focus since 1927.  Our STEM and cybersecurity focus has never been more important.   
  • STEM focus and career orientation to a traditionally under-served student body population.
    • Capitol Technology University is majority minority.  64% of our undergraduate students are of a racial or ethnic minority; 31% of our students are African-American.  20% of our students are female.
    • A third of our students are first-generation; meaning they are the first in their family to attend an institution of higher education.
  • 57% of our students are local to the Baltimore-Washington Corridor, and a high percentage stay local upon graduation, helping to stem the “brain drain”.  Your interns have a high likelihood of becoming your employees.

Our commitment to our students includes a five-year tuition lock, and a job guarantee upon graduation, in addition to a high quality education focused on practical application. 


Our partners are given special access to students, faculty, staff, facilities, academic programs, and professional services.

By becoming part of Capitol Technology University’s Corporate Partners program, you will have access to our state-of-the-art equipment and unique degree programs in computer science, electrical engineering, cyber and information security, internet engineering, information systems management, business administration, and more. You are also encouraged to take advantage of our outstanding institutes and facilities, from the Critical Infrastructures and Cyber Protection Center, to the Space Operations Institute. In addition, your company or organization will benefit from:

  • Reduced tuition for employees
  • Discounted customized professional training
  • Special event access
  • Priority recruiting opportunities
  • Employer Lunch & Learn Series
  • Speaker Series
  • Tuition deferment
  • Public recognition

Your participation in the Corporate Partners program will enable Capitol Technology University to continue our special mission and STEM focus, the opportunity to help to build and sustain the economic and technological ecosystem of our future, and to afford students the opportunity to thrive in a changing world. In addition, you will journey with us as we become a premier provider of higher education and training by offering convenient and affordable access to a quality education for our future professionals and leaders.


For more information regarding the Corporate Partners Program, contact Kia Croom at

Community Affiliates



Capitol Technology University collaborates with several community organizations and educational programs at the pre-college level, including:

Maryland MESA - Maryland MESA (Mathematics Engineering Science Achievement) prepares K-12 students for academic and professional careers in mathematics, engineering, science, and technology.


First Generation College Bound - Since its start in 1990, First Generation College Bound has held after-school homework clubs at Capitol Technology University to help teens become the first in their family to go to college.


FIRST Robotics Competition - Capitol Technology University annually hosts the Chesapeake Regional remote kickoff for the international robotics contest. FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) strives to inspire high school students to be our next generation of scientists, engineers, researchers and technicians.


Project Lead The Way - Project Lead The Way Inc. is a national program forming partnerships among public schools, higher education institutions and the private sector to increase the quantity and quality of engineers and engineering technologists graduating from colleges and universities.


Friendship Academy of Engineering and Technology - FAET is designed to prepare students for careers in engineering, networking, software development and architectural design and seeks to unify rigorous academic standards, and relevant life and career skills with a student centered project-based focus.


Friendship Academy of Math, Science, and Technology - FAST is designed to help students become masterful at acquiring knowledge and putting it to use. FAST teaches the most current technologies through a standards driven, project-based curriculum that will instill a sense of confidence in students and lead them to the path of entrepreneurship.


Center for Space Science Education and Public Outreach - Capitol Technology University's Center for Space Science and Public Outreach (SSEPO) provides hands-on education and workforce development experiences for students of all ages.