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College of Engineering & Information Sciences

Computer Engineering Technology Careers Overview

With new technologies developing every day, new careers are arising as well. In a computer engineering technology career, you'll create tomorrow's advanced technologies or design and implement software and hardware solutions to improve already-existing devices. At DeVry University, we continually update our degree programs to cover the latest advancements, so you can stay ahead in the computer engineering field. You'll also develop a strong skills base from which to advance to supervisory and management positions.

Professional Responsibilities


When you earn your bachelor's degree in Computer Engineering Technology from DeVry University, you'll be prepared to help research, design, develop, and test computer-based hardware, while focusing on software needed for product development. With a titles ranging from test engineer to engineering, quality control, or R&D technologist, your professional responsibilities could include:

  • Developing electronic Internet applications
  • Testing, monitoring, and maintaining a variety of advanced electronic products and industrial equipment
  • Working with senior engineers and technicians to design, test, and troubleshoot new technologies



Major computer engineering technology career opportunities are available in a variety of industries, including:

  • Business
  • Communications
  • Consumer products
  • Manufacturing
  • Medical
  • Research
  • Security

Career Options


DeVry University graduates in Computer Engineering Technology will be prepared for careers in areas such as:

  • Software development and support
  • Computer-integrated manufacturing
  • Computer engineering
  • Computer networking
  • Information technology
  • Software engineering
  • Systems analysis
  • Test engineering
  • Technical documentation
  • Applications engineering
  • Embedded systems development

For related career paths, see all degree programs offered by the College of Engineering & Information Sciences.