computer engineering class

Computer Engineering Major

Computer engineers draw upon mathematics, science and computer science to design computer or microprocessor controlled devices, systems and processes. Examples include many electronic consumer products such as cell phones, personal computers, DVD recorders/players and satellite radios. In addition, computer engineers are involved in the design of computer hardware - from large-scale memory arrays and parallel-processing mainframes to small-scale processors and high-speed data buses. At York College, one of the best colleges for computer engineering, we focus on embedded systems, which are customized, standalone systems under computer/microprocessor control performing a specific function.

Careers in Computer Engineering

Computer engineers have a wide variety of career opportunities ranging from electrical/electronic design work, industrial and manufacturing engineering support, field engineers and engineering consulting.

Specialization areas include:

  • Computer Hardware
  • Embedded Control Systems
  • Software and Firmware Engineering Development
  • Consumer Electronics
  • Mobile Robotics
  • Automated Manufacturing Systems

Professionalism is...


"Professionalism is how someone carries one’s self. It is their behaviors, dress, attitude, etc. "

Morgan Kirk,

Learn more about all things professional at York College.


Co-op Program

Engineering Co-operative work experience is a requirement for all engineering students. Through this program you will have the opportunity to gain practical hands-on experience with paid professional engineering work in industry. Learn more about our Co-op program

ABET Accreditation

The Computer Engineering major at York College is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET.



Kelly Powell receiving scholarship The American Association of University Women (AAUW) awarded a $3500 one-time grant, The Doris Cohen Grant, to honor the memory of member Doris Cohen. Doris received her MBA from York College, but more importantly, she was Met Ed's first woman engineer at the time she was hired. The grant is given to a female student entering her junior or senior year of the 2014 fall semester at York College who is majoring in mechanical engineering or computer electronics. We are pleased to announce that Kelly Powell, electrical engineering senior, has been chosen to receive this generous grant.