Computer Engineering Technology/Technician Major

A Computer Engineering Technology/Technician major/degree is a program that prepares individuals to apply basic engineering principles and technical skills in support of computer engineers engaged in designing and developing computer systems and installations.

Includes instruction in computer electronics and programming, prototype development and testing, systems installation and testing, solid state and microminiature circuitry, peripheral equipment, and report preparation.

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Search for colleges that offer a degree in Computer Engineering (use the College Search feature and enter "computer engineering" in the major search field). Read the school’s department pages, they are often loaded with useful and specific information about the field.

What can you do with a major/degree in Engineering?  Learn more on the Careers/Jobs/Internships in Engineering Majors page.

What can you do with a major/degree in Computer Engineering Technology/Technician?

With an associate major/degree in Computer Engineering Technology/Technician, may get your foot-in-the-door with jobs such as (but not limited to) electrical engineering technician, computer support specialist, or computer systems administrator.  If you decide to continue your formal education beyond the associate level and complete a bachelor’s degree in this major field, you may find a career assisting licensed engineers in design, developing, and innovating modern computer-based applications.

 

Trade Associations and Professional Organizations in Computer Engineering Technology/Technician

Professional associations are groups of specialists dedicated to topics in particular fields. Professional associations provide a wealth of online resources, some of which are geared specifically towards students. These organizations typically also host conferences and events, providing great opportunities for learning and networking across your field of interest.

Publications/Magazines in Computer Engineering Technology/Technician