Why ODU for Computer Engineering Technology?
Modern life relies on well-designed computer systems. Computer engineers must understand how the hardware and software components work together.
In this online program, you will take courses in both electrical engineering technology and computer science. This combination provides crucial insights into how hardware and software components work together in a variety of computer systems. Your courses will cover:
- data structures
- software engineering
- system design, testing and troubleshooting
- advanced circuit analysis
- digital and linear electronics
You'll also learn fundamentals of ethical behavior and leadership in the engineering field. Graduates are eligible to take the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) exam in Virginia and many other states. This exam is the first step to licensure as a professional engineer.
When you graduate, you will earn a Bachelor of Science in Engineering Technology with a major in Electrical Engineering Technology.
ODU's Electrical Engineering Technology program is accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET, www.abet.org, under the General Criteria and the Electrical/Electronic(s) Engineering Technology Program Criteria.
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Best Online Bachelor's in Electrical and Computer Engineering, 2023
Computer Engineering Technology: Best of Both Worlds
ODU's engineering technology bachelor’s program teaches you career skills in designing, building, and installing computer systems. Your core classes will be in computer-oriented hardware like electronics, digital systems, and microprocessors. Those classes combine with a series of courses offered by the Department of Computer Science, including programming and problem solving, data structures, and software engineering. As a result, you will also receive a minor in computer science. Our graduates find employment as network managers, computer system engineers, and network designers.
Get Guaranteed Admission at Old Dominion University
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 Engineering Technology program requires 128 total credit hours minimum and includes a minor in computer science.
Talk with our enrollment team to determine how your credits will transfer.
Online Learning Environment
Participate in live, regularly scheduled online class meetings and access course materials online from any location. All courses follow ODU's regular academic calendar.
Employment of computer and information technology occupations is projected to grow 15 percent from 2021 to 2031, faster than the average for all occupations.
— Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Outlook Handbook, March 2023
Careers in Computer Engineering Technology
This field is connected to a wide and growing range of essential areas such as high speed and wireless communication, the exploration of outer space, and advances in medical diagnosis and treatment.
With this degree, you'll be ready to start your career in positions such as:
- Network management and design
- Software and systems application engineering
- Computer system engineering
- Systems development, testing and implementation
- Data system management
- Web system support and administration
- In-state Virginia Residents
- $393 per credit hour*
- Out-of-State Students
- $423 per credit hour
This program is designed to prepare you for the Fundamentals of Engineering exam, the first step to licensure as a professional engineer in several states. In general, licensure is not required to work in this field, but some employers may require it.
Use the links here to explore whether this program will prepare you for licensure in your state, or contact us to find out more.
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We've partnered with the Virginia Community College System and select educational institutions to make transferring easy. By applying, you will be assured admission at ODU for the completion of your degree.