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What is computer engineering?

Computer engineering combines a strong foundation in electrical engineering with elements of computer science, including hardware-software integration and software design, to deal with the many computer-based systems we encounter daily.

Why computer engineering at OSU?

To provide a high quality, comprehensive electrical and computer engineering education for both undergraduate and graduate degree seeking students. The primary forms of educational delivery are classroom instruction, laboratory experiences utilizing both hardware and software technologies, and research. Computer Engineering at OSU also provides the opportunity for students to pursue an accelerated Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering, a 4+1 option.

Career opportunities

Profession in, but not limited to, digital electronics, wireless devices, and computer architecture. Computer engineering degrees also may launch careers in fields such as power electronics and software development. The following are possible job titles for our Computer Engineering graduates:

  • Software Developer
  • Software Test Engineer
  • SLS RAM + T Systems Engineer
  • Mobile Software Engineer
  • Systems Engineer


  • Focused specialization on computer design and applications
  • Ample scholarships to a diverse student body
  • Multiple degree options: BSCpE, Dual BSEE/BSCpE degree, “4+1” BSCpE/MEngEE degree
  • Practical laboratory and design experiences
  • Highly engaged faculty and student-centric culture

Computer engineering in action at OSU

Scholarship Opportunities

The College of Engineering, Architecture and Technology offers a variety of competitive scholarships. To learn more, view all CEAT scholarship opportunities.

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