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What will I learn?

This degree is the first step towards immediate employment or further study in computer engineering. It opens the door to technical exploration in design, production, renewable energy, and future problem-solving.


Can you imagine what your world would be like without your IPod and IPad, your smart phone, computer, and other smart devices? Are you fascinated by the microminiature world of the electronic chips that we find in almost every piece of technology we use everyday? Do you want to help solve some of the grand challenges of our society? Then you could be wired for a high-powered career in computer engineering.

We will challenge your inquisitive mind and prepare you to succeed through an emphasis on innovation, real-world applications, and evolving technologies. Learn the technical and people skills employers are looking for in our innovative and award-winning Design4Practice Program. Develop your tech-savvy by using industry caliber design, simulation, and analysis tools. Build your teamwork, communication, and thinking skills by collaborating on student design projects.

Career opportunities that might be pursued: Computer Engineer; Embedded System Developer; Consumer product design and development; Communication and entertainment technologies.

With further education, one of these paths is possible: Research and development; Computer engineering management.

Which department am I in?

College of Engineering, Forestry, and Natural Sciences

Study options

Full Time (At least 120 units of credit)

Tuition fees
US$25,396.00 per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

11 January 2021


Northern Arizona University

Flagstaff Campus,



86011, United States

Entry requirements

For international students

A student must have a secondary (high school) and post-secondary/university education, as well as any vocational with a minimum of a 2.5 grade point average (GPA) for first-year and transfer students.

English Proficiency

Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) - Internet-based testing (TOEFL iBT): an overall score of 70 (School code 4006)

International English Language Testing System (IELTS) - 6.0

Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE) - 56

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.


About this uni

Teaching is world-class and led by expert faculty who know how to nurture student talent.

  • Bachelor’s and graduate degrees
  • English language and exchange programs
  • Located in the stunning natural U.S. state of Arizona
  • 19:1 student-to-faculty ratio