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Bachelor of Science in
Computer Engineering

The Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering allows students to gain technical programming and systems skills in the ever-growing computer industry.

About the Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering

The Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering at Embry‑Riddle combines highly sought-after computer engineering skills with a focus on advancing aerospace, aviation, military and commercial industries. Earning a computer engineering degree from Embry‑Riddle will introduce students to analog and digital hardware, computer programming, circuit theory, computer architecture and software engineering.

We provide Computer Engineering students access to knowledge and expertise in a vast array of aviation, aerospace and industry areas, as well as project opportunities through professional organizations such as the Institute for Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and the Association of Uncrewed Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI).

Student Learning Outcomes

While learning about computer programming, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Identify, formulate and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science and mathematics
  • Apply engineering design to produce solutions that meet specified needs with consideration of public health, safety and welfare, as well as global, cultural, social, environmental and economic factors
  • Communicate effectively with a range of audiences
  • Recognize ethical and professional responsibilities in engineering situations and make informed judgments, which must consider the impact of engineering solutions in global, economic, environmental and societal contexts
  • Function effectively on a team whose members together provide leadership, create a collaborative and inclusive environment, establish goals, plan tasks and meet objectives
  • Develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgment to draw conclusions
  • Acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies

Computer Engineering Career Opportunities

Careers and Employers

Embry-Riddle graduates are prepared to enter the engineering industry and beyond, often finding careers as computer engineers and network engineers.

Students earning a degree in computer engineering often accept employment offers from top companies such as The Boeing Company, Lockheed Martin, the Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center and the John F. Kennedy Space Center.

Computer Engineering Salary Information

Receiving a degree in computer engineering from Embry-Riddle provides the opportunity for competitive salaries, averaging $132,360 annually as of 2022.