Computer engineers are in demand across virtually every industry, including areas such as medical machines, communication equipment, and hardware manufacturing. These fields are emerging as part of the new global economy, and having the right skills to not only compete, but to engage, is vital for professional engineers. This master's degree will help you advance your career by equipping you with skills and exposure to applied research.
The online master's programs prepare students for a wide variety of computer engineering careers in diverse industries, including, but not limited to:
- Power and energy
- Space and aerospace
- Government and military sectors
- Healthcare systems
- Communication equipment and hardware manufacturing
- Computer networks, information systems, and cyber security
- Natural resources and the environment
- Biosciences, biomedical engineering, and health sciences
Computer Engineering Career Outlook
Computer engineering master's graduates are consistently in the top five most coveted degrees for employment according to the National Association of Colleges and Employers Job Outlook report.
Engineering and computer occupations are expected to grow from 7.3 million to 8.2 million jobs between 2016 and 2026, an increase of 853,600 (11.7%) jobs over the 10-year period. This growth rate is higher than the growth rate projected for all occupations. (Source: U.S. Science and Engineering Workforce: Recent, Current, and Projected Employment, Wages, and Unemployment, November 2017)
Computer engineers are consistently listed at the top of the salary range with incomes of $111k-$134k for mid-career professionals, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics and Payscale.com.