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What is computer engineering?

Computer engineering encompasses a broad range of technologies that utilize digital devices for the benefit of society.  Subdisciplines include digital electronics, VLSI chips, embedded controllers, networking, software development, memory and storage devices, cloud computing, internet-of-things, computer security, application-specific IC's, graphics processing units, and computer architecture.

Why computer engineering at OSU?

The School of Electrical and Computer Engineering at OSU provides high-quality, comprehensive education for both undergraduate and graduate degree-seeking students.  The school incorporates software, hardware, and design experiences in its curriculum.  Our faculty are committed to student excellence and our students are highly recruited by the industry.  We emphasize both theory and application to prepare students for their first entry-level job.

Career opportunities

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

  • VLSI and computer architecture engineering
  • Software engineering
  • Memory and storage engineering
  • Networking and cyber security engineering
  • Computer systems engineering
  • Consulting, manufacturing, management, and marketing


  • Ample scholarships to a diverse student body
  • Dual BS Electrical Engineering and BS Computer Engineering degree
  • "4+1" Accelerated BS Computer Engineering and Master of Engineering degree
  • Software Engineering option
  • Ample software, hardware, computer, 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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