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Computer Engineering Technology

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Prepare to pursue careers in the design and maintenance of digital systems, network development and testing, and basic database programming and maintenance.

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What is Computer Engineering Technology?

Pursue a career in Computer Engineering Technology (CET)! CET is the design & maintenance of digital systems. It also covers network development and testing, and basic database programming and maintenance. 

You'll study:

  • Networking fundamentals
  • Computer systems fundamentals
  • Digital circuits design and analysis
  • Programming in many computer languages
  • Database design

Opportunities

University of Kentucky 2+2 Transfer Program

This program allows for several exit points for students, including two certificates, Diploma and AAS degree in Integrated Engineering Technology and a transfer option to complete a BS in engineering technology at UK.  

The AAS in Computer Engineering Technology (CET) Program leads to a Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering Technology.

Toyota Engineering Technology Diversity Scholarship

Toyota is investing $1.7 million in underrepresented students who want to earn a degree in engineering.

The Toyota Engineering Technology Diversity Scholarship Fund will provide annual scholarships for undergraduate students to start at BCTC in the Computer Engineering Technology (CET) program, and after earning an associates degree, continue to the UK College of Engineering to complete a bachelor's degree. 

 

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What are my career choices?

Toyota, Tempur Sealy, Lexmark, Bullard, and Mubea North America supported the development of this degree.

Some job titles in this career include: 

  • Computer Engineering Technologist
  • Computer Hardware Software Maintenance Technologist
  • Digital Systems Designer 
  • Digital Systems Tester
  • Computer Software Manager
  • Computer Software Database Manager

What are my degree, diploma, or certificate options?

The catalog describes the course requirements for completing the credential. Students are required to schedule an appointment with their assigned academic advisor to ensure achievement of their academic goals.

Length of Program

Completion of the program should take two years, assuming that you maintain full-time enrollment status.

This information should not be considered a substitute for the KCTCS Catalog. You should always choose classes in cooperation with your faculty advisor to ensure that you meet all degree requirements.

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Program Contact

Melanie Williamson

Computer Engineering Technology

Program Coordinator

(859) 246-6285

melanie.williamson@kctcs.edu
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