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What Can You Do With a Major in Computer Engineering?

Computer engineering major careers and jobs

Marquette's major in computer engineering will give you excellent preparation in the areas of computer software, computer hardware and computer design, with a significant emphasis placed on computer principles and applications.

What can you do with a major in computer engineering? Many of our computer engineering graduates go into the following fields:

  • Software design and engineering
  • Computer design and development
  • Product sales and management

Jobs for computer engineering majors

Jobs for computer software engineers and computer programmers are expected to grow by 21 percent through 2018, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. And Marquette's computer engineering majors are certainly in demand: Within three months of graduation, nearly 100 percent are working full time or in graduate school. Some of our recent graduates work for the following companies:

  • Abbott Laboratories
  • GE Healthcare
  • Johnson Controls
  • Motorola
  • JDA
  • Rockwell Automation

Additional resources for careers in computer engineering


You might like the Computer Engineering major if you

✓ Are strong in math and science

✓ Enjoy working with computers, software and programming

What is a major in Computer Engineering?

Computer EngineeringWe live in a world drawn ever closer together by the instantaneous exchange of ideas and information — and computer engineering majors help make it happen.

What is the major in computer engineering?

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