Computer Engineering Online

  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering
  • Batten College of Engineering & Technology
  • Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering

Degree completion

  • For students with some college credits
  • Complete at least 30 credits online from ODU

Full degree

  • A start-to-finish curriculum for students to earn a degree online from ODU
  • 128 credit hours

In this program, you will gain a broad background in engineering and technical computer principles.

You will take core courses in electrical engineering and computer science. This will prepare you to work on computer hardware as well as software. You will be able to focus your studies with courses in:

  • data analytics engineering
  • computer hardware systems
  • computer networks
  • software development
  • cyber security
  • medical imaging
  • communications systems

In your last two semesters, you will learn how to use your new knowledge and skills in team situations. You'll work with students from other disciplines to design, propose, and complete projects. Some of our student teams enter their projects into regional and national competitions.

When you graduate, you will earn a Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering.

ODU's Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET,

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There are two majors available in the Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering program. Both majors include technical electives in specialized areas such as computer hardware systems and networks.

The Computer Engineering major has a built-in minor in computer science.

The Modeling & Simulation Engineering major prepares you to examine complex problems with visualization techniques. You'll select three technical elective courses.

No matter which major you choose, you'll have a well-rounded program of study.

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  • We've partnered with the Virginia Community College System and select educational institutions to make transferring easy. The Guaranteed Admission Agreement is intended to ease the transfer process between these select colleges and Old Dominion University.

  • To earn a bachelor's degree from ODU, you must complete at least 30 credit hours with us. This Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering requires 128 total credit hours and includes a minor in computer science.

    This computer engineering program has additional lower division courses in math, science, or computer engineering, which some associate degrees may not cover. Talk with our enrollment team to determine how your credits may transfer. We provide a free unofficial transfer evaluation before you apply.

  • Participate in live, regularly scheduled online class meetings and access course materials online from any location. All courses follow ODU's regular academic calendar.

  • In-state Virginia Residents
    $408 per credit hour*
    Out-of-State Students
    $439 per credit hour

    Active duty military students may qualify for a discounted undergraduate tuition rate.

    These tuition rates are effective Fall 2024 and subject to change. 
    * In-state rate assumes residency requirements are met.

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  • Computer engineers work in almost every industry, from health care and gaming to banking and online shopping. When you graduate, you'll be ready for careers in:

    • System analysis and design
    • Software development and design
    • Engineering design and development
    • Production and manufacturing
    • Field service and user training
  • Graduates of this program have gone to work for:

    • BAE Systems
    • Booz Allen Hamilton
    • General Electric
    • Lockheed Martin
    • NASA
    • Apple

Our dedicated enrollment team will guide your transition to ODUGlobal.

  • This program is available completely online, which means you can apply to ODU as a freshman.

    Already have college credits? Before you apply, contact us for a free transfer evaluation to see how your credits may transfer to ODU. Some of the lower division math, science, and computer engineering courses in this degree may not be covered by an associate degree.

    No matter where you're starting, we'll help you succeed from application to graduation.

  • ODU has partnered with the Virginia Community College System and select educational institutions to make transferring easy. 

    Learn more about Guaranteed Admission to ODU.