Computer Engineering Technology (CET)

Diploma Degree in Computer Engineering Technology (CET)

Degree Description

The Computer Engineering Technology program prepares graduates with knowledge, problem-solving ability, and hands-on skills to enter careers in embedded systems, networking, computer and electronics manufacturing, testing, evaluation, simulation, and maintenance of computer systems.

The total credits required for graduation are 65 credits, normally achievable within two years of full-time study.

Program Educational Objectives

The Computer Engineering Technology program is designed to prepare students for continuous learning and successful careers. Our alumni are expected to:

  1. Develop a fulfilling career in the Computer Engineering Technology field
  2. Employ learned Computer Engineering Technology skills as individuals or in professional teams to solve technical problems
  3. Demonstrate effective communication skills in Computer Engineering Technology practice
  4. Pursue career advancement through professional development courses or Bachelor degree education
  5. Show knowledge of engineering technology standards and ethical values in solving Computer Engineering Technology problems
Student Outcomes

The Computer Engineering Technology program adopts the “Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology – Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission” (ABET – ETAC) student outcomes. Graduates of Computer Engineering Technology must demonstrate:

  1. An ability to apply knowledge, techniques, skills and modern tools of mathematics, science, engineering, and technology to solve well-defined engineering problems appropriate to the discipline;
  2. An ability to design solutions for well-defined technical problems and assist with the engineering design of systems, components, or processes appropriate to the discipline;
  3. An ability to apply written, oral, and graphical communication in well-defined technical and non-technical environments; and an ability to identify and use appropriate technical literature
  4. An ability to conduct standard tests, measurements, and experiments and to analyze and interpret the results; and
  5. An ability to function effectively as a member of a technical team.
Career Opportunities

Graduates will be prepared for careers in embedded systems, networking, computer and electronics manufacturing, as computer engineering technicians, network specialists, engineering aides, plant maintenance personnel, and technical salespeople. These jobs are abundant in the oil and gas, electric power, telecommunication and networking, water, and transport industries.