Colorado Technical University (CTU) , a leading provider of education to career-motivated students, has launched four new online degree concentrations in computer science and information technology.

The programs include a master of science in computer science degree, with three different concentrations: computer systems security, database systems and software engineering. CTU also launched a new online bachelor’s degree in information technology with a concentration in web development.

All four degree concentrations are available nationally online, making the courses accessible anytime and anywhere for busy students and professionals. The three master of science degree concentrations are also available at select ground schools through the CTU Institute for Advanced Studies. CTU Denver and CTU Colorado Springs offer all three; CTU Sioux Falls offers the computer systems security and software engineering concentrations.

“We are committed to continually providing our students with career-relevant degree programs that can help pave the way for professional success in a range of industries,” said Dr. Wallace Pond, chief executive officer for CTU. “These four new online degree concentrations, all of which address the growing fields of computer science and information technology, demonstrate our dedication to developing programs and curricula to meet the demand of today’s students and business environment.”

The online degree offerings include:

For more information about CTU or to register for the new online bachelor’s degree program in IT, please visit For more information about any of the three new online master of science degree programs or to register for these programs, please visit

About Colorado Technical University

Founded in 1965, Colorado Technical University (CTU) provides higher education for today’s career-focused students and offers them support, flexibility and resources to advance personally and professionally. In addition to degree-track programs at the associate and bachelor's levels, CTU offers masters and doctoral degrees through the CTU Institute of Advanced Studies -- an innovative approach to graduate degrees for career-motivated professionals.

CTU campuses include ground schools in Denver; Colorado Springs, Colo.; Pueblo, Colo.; Sioux Falls, S.D.; and Kansas City and an internet based division that delivers degree programs 100 percent online. In fact, the award-winning CTU Online Virtual Campus was recognized as “Best of the Best” in the 2009 Computerworld Honors Program. For more information, please visit

CTU is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. For more info visit or call 312-263-0456. CTU is also a member of the Career Education Corporation (NASDAQ:CECO) network of universities, colleges and schools. For more information, visit CTU does not guarantee employment or salary.

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