Mesalands Community College’s University Center Partners with Capitol Technology University

Mesalands President visits and signs transfer agreement with Capital Technology University

October 10, 2022 – Mesalands Community College in Tucumcari, New Mexico has partnered with Capitol University in Laurel, Maryland to provide Mesalands students who attain an associate’s degree a seamless transfer into bachelor’s programs offered by Capitol Tech. In addition, Mesalands CC students will be eligible for transfer scholarships of up to $10,000, as well as a partnership tuition rate at a reduced cost when transferring into Capitol Tech’s asynchronous online programs to complete their bachelor’s degree. The University Center at Mesalands Community College provides students with opportunities to complete their education through agreements with partner colleges at a reduced rate.

“We are proud to partner with Capitol Technology University and provide our students with access to the very best and most advanced opportunities for their success, including a possible internship with NASA,” states Dr. Gregg Busch, President of Mesalands Community College. “Our University Center provides unique opportunities to further our students’ education and training through select partnerships with the
foremost colleges and universities across the nation. As a rural-serving institution, it is our mission to ensure our students have the very best access as they lead the way in student success.”

Capitol Technology University is excited for this opportunity to work with Mesalands CC and provide these benefits to students who aspire to further their education in technology fields. Capitol Tech offers unique resources to all of its students, including faculty who are experts in their fields, technical experience through specialized labs and curriculum, and career development through potential internship opportunities with NASA and other private and public sector organizations.

“Following in our founder’s footsteps since 1927, Capitol Tech is focused on providing education for industry in-demand degrees that have allowed graduates to obtain and build successful careers for their life. We are honored to partner with Mesalands Community College to provide these opportunities to the Mesalands students on our campus or online and build upon a successful relationship year after year,” states Dr. Bradford Sims, President of Capitol Technology University. Registration will be available early 2022-2023 for the Spring semester. For more information, contact Mesalands Community College at 575-461-6600 or [email protected].

About Mesalands Community College

Mesalands Community College is one of the few comprehensive community colleges in the nation that provides residential housing opportunities for students, a robust student life experience, and a professional support staff prepared to support students whether on-campus, distance learning, or hybrid learning. Mesalands Community College provides unique opportunities for students to carve their own path and lead the way in the career of their choice.

About Capitol Technology University

Capitol Technology University is a private university and STEM-focused institution located in Laurel, MD. Recognized by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET), Capitol Tech is the only independent college in Maryland dedicated to offering a varied selection of undergraduate and graduate programs in aviation and unmanned systems, astronautical science, engineering, computer science, information technology, cybersecurity, data science, business, construction, and management of technology. It is designated by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and National Security Agency (NSA) as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense. Through access to unique resources and partnerships, Capitol Tech positions students for career success in top industry fields.