Computer Engineering Certificate

This certificate program is not currently accepting students; however, courses are still open for registration and may apply toward the Master of Engineering - Electrical and Computer Engineering specialization or the Master of Engineering - Systems Engineering specialization.

Put yourself on the cutting edge of computer system design and communication networking, one of the fastest growing fields in engineering, with our Computer Engineering Certificate program. As the need for developing hardware and software applications like mobile and cloud computing, medical devices, aerospace and defense installations, and smart grid systems continues to grow, so too will the demand for educated computer engineers.

Gain an understanding of the latest advances and research in:

  • Computer system design and exploration
  • Computer hardware and networking technologies
  • Architecture of mobile and warehouse scale computers
  • Network programming
  • Internet protocols

This certificate is a companion to the Master of Engineering in Systems Engineering degree. The credits completed as part of this certificate can be applied toward the degree after formal admission per University transfer policies. However, successful completion of the courses or certificate does not guarantee admission to the degree program.


Choose three of the four courses:

You can register for any course in the certificate program as long as you meet the course prerequisites. Prior CSU coursework can be applied toward this certificate, though transfer courses are not accepted

Admission to the University is not required to earn this Certificate of Completion in Computer Engineering though you should have a bachelor of science in an engineering, computer science, or related discipline from a regionally-accredited institution. Undergraduate students in good academic standing are permitted to enroll, but must consult their academic advisor prior to registering.

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