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Computer Engineering

Computer Engineering by definition is a discipline that incorporates elements from both electrical engineering and computer science. In a sense, it is a hybrid field of engineering that bridges the gap between hardware and software. Most of the electrical systems used today would be impossible without an embedded computer system designed by a computer engineer. In this field, you can design these crucial embedded systems, the computer’s physical architecture, and even the software systems. In short, you can be the next leader in the very basis of modern technology. From computers to smart phones, gaming consoles to microscopic electronics, the opportunities to be an influential and creative problem solver are endless.

Possible Career Paths and Specializations

Computer Engineer
Embedded Systems Engineer
Computer System Analyst
Bio, Pre-Med, Healthcare, and Environmental Opportunities
Computer and Information Research Scientists

Computer and Information Systems Managers
Computer Network Architects
Computer Programmers
Information Security Analysts
Software Developers

Resources available at the Career Center*

Career Opportunities in Engineering 
Careers for Computer Buffs and Other Technological Types
Careers for Cyber Surfers and Other Online Types 
Careers in Computers
Careers in Electronic Information
Careers in Engineering
Careers in Focus: Computer and Video Game Design
Careers in Focus: Computers 
Careers in High Tech
Career Opportunities in the Internet, Video Games, and Multimedia
Engineering Your Future 
Opportunities in Computer Careers
Opportunities in Electronic Careers 
Opportunities in Research and Development Careers

Vault, Energy Industry Careers 
Vault, Technology Careers

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Related electrical and computer engineering links

K-State Electrical and Computer Engineering Department
http://www.ece.ksu.edu

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
http://www.ieee.org

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers – Power & Energy Society (IEEE-PES)
http://www.ieee-pes.org/

The Institution of Engineering and Technology
http://www.theiet.org

National Society of Professional Engineers
http://www.nspe.org

Association for Computing Machinery Career Resource Centre
http://campus.acm.org/crc/

American Society for Engineering Education
http://www.asee.org/

K-State's Computer Engineering program is accredited under the General Criteria and Computer Science Program Criteria by the Computing Accreditation  Commission of ABET.