WAU and Capitol Technology University to Launch Joint Programs Spring 2023

We are pleased to announce that beginning January 8, 2023 – Washington Adventist University (WAU) and Capitol Technology University (Capitol Tech) are taking the next step in their historic partnership which will

  1. Facilitate student admission into the PhD (Res) Cyberpsychology, PhD (Res) Healthcare Cybersecurity, and PhD Business Analytics and Data Science.
  2. Facilitate student admission to the appropriate graduate degree and doctoral degree programs for students possessing a Master’s degree from an accredited institution.
  3. Establish a pathway for Washington Adventist University students to earn specific technical concentrations and certificates offered by Capitol, Capitol students to earn specific healthcare concentrations offered by Washington Adventist University, and Washington Adventist University recipients of specific Masters Degrees to transfer credits to specific PhD programs at Capitol.

Furthermore, through this historic agreement students who complete Washington Adventist University Master’s degree covered under this agreement and who have a GPA of 3.0 or greater will be accepted into a Capitol PhD program covered under this agreement.


An MOU was signed between the two institutions in May of this year to formally document their shared intent of academic cooperation through the development of learning opportunities that build on their respective institutional strengths.

About Washington Adventist University

Washington Adventist University is a private university which, in three years moved from 71st to 17th in the region for social mobility. It is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and offers a dynamic blend of professional and liberal arts undergraduate and graduate programs. Founded in scenic Takoma Park in 1904, it is owned by the Seventh-day Adventist Church and offers a Christian education to students of differing faiths from around the world. Its vision is to produce graduates who bring competence and moral leadership to their communities.

About Capitol Technology University

Capitol Technology University is a private university which is an innovator in engineering education as recognized by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET).  Capitol is the only independent college in Maryland dedicated to engineering, computer science, information technology, cybersecurity, data science, business, and management of technology.