Computer Engineering

Computer Engineering

Computer engineering examines the theory, design and application of computers and information-processing techniques. It emphasizes integrated-circuit and information technologies, with a focus on embedded computer systems in consumer products such as televisions, car stereos and cell phones. Students choose a focus track in hardware or software engineering.

Computer engineering research at MSU focuses on computer architecture, computer networks and very-large-scale integration/microelectronics. Major research centers include the BEACON Center for the Study of Evolution in Action, a National Science Foundation Science and Technology Center, the Fraunhofer USA Center for Coatings and Laser Applications, and the Institute for Cyber-Enabled Research.



Uncommon Pursuits.

Graduates pursue careers in a range of industries, excelling in jobs that demand deep knowledge of science, technology and information processing.

Alumni work at:

  • Manufacturing firms
  • Automotive companies
  • Consumer electronics
  • Semiconductor companies
  • Aerospace companies
  • Defense industries
  • Government agencies

Alumni work as:

  • Computer hardware engineers
  • Software engineers
  • Systems engineers

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