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Overview

Created by the Greater Washington Partnership and brought to Gallaudet University’s campus in 2022, the Capital CoLAB project aims to fill the nation’s technology skills gap with digitally fluent college graduates.

CEOs and hiring managers across the country believe students need to exit college with more modern, pragmatic digital skill sets across a number of applications. Gallaudet University students who are eager to elevate their resumes to the top of the applicant pile will now have the opportunity to enroll in a Digital Tech Credential Program that delivers those skills.

Course Tracks

Generalist | Data Analytics | Cybersecurity

500,000+

Open cybersecurity jobs in 2021

25%

Projected job growth for data analysis jobs in the next decade

$84,203

Average annual salary for data visualization jobs

Program Benefits

  • Credly certificates awarded at the end of the course for inclusion on resumes and LinkedIn profiles
  • Networking with high-placed corporate executives and recruiting managers
  • Earn college credit
  • No additional fees!

Programs

Cybersecurity
The Cybersecurity credential prepares students for jobs that require computer hardware, operating system, networking, and security knowledge.
Data Analytics
The Data Analytics credential prepares students for jobs that require fundamental data analysis and programming skills.
Generalist
The Generalist credential is to prepare students in the knowledge, skills, and abilities for job roles that require an understanding of data analysis and visualization as well as data security.

Faculty and Staff

Program Director

Caroline Solomon

Professor/School Director

Faculty and Staff

Raja Kushalnagar
Information Technology

Professor/Program Director/Artificial Intelligence-Accessibility and ASL Center Director

Daniel Lundberg
Chemistry

Professor/Biology and Chemistry Program Director

Gaurav Arora
Biology

Associate Professor

Todd Bonheyo

Lecturer I

Jason Quinones
Mathematics

Assistant Professor

Tugba Kucukkal
Chemistry

Associate Professor

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