Study and apply electronics, hardware and software engineering to produce computing devices for products used in everyday life
Computer engineers build computing devices – everything from personal computers and supercomputers to systems in cell phones, household appliances and transportation. They can work with emerging technologies such as self-driving automobiles, 5G wireless and artificial intelligence.
I enjoy coding AND the more hands-on portion of learning, especially hardware. Computer engineering fits well with the balance I want.
– Desiree Roby, Clinton, MS
At Ole Miss, you can undertake the general track for your computer engineering degree, giving you the flexibility to shape your technical focus. Or you can pursue a manufacturing emphasis, incorporating classes at the university’s Center for Manufacturing Excellence.
With a computer engineering degree, you have a wide variety of choice in terms of career path. Companies in the hardware/software development, electronic chip production, automotive, aerospace, defense, heavy-machinery and utilities sectors all need computer engineers.
What you’ll find at Ole Miss
Our computer engineering program is the latest addition to the school’s engineering degree programs, and with that you’ll get:
- Energetic faculty – you’ll have professors who are keen to set up a first class program.
- Strong linkage with electrical engineering – you can take courses in wireless communications, signal processing, electromagnetics as well as computer science classes.
- Leading-edge software – through our Cadence University membership, you have access to the tools and methodologies central to the development of microelectronic systems.
Sample course plan – standard track
Sample course plan – manufacturing track
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