Computer Engineering Technology

  • Associate in Applied Science (AAS)
  • Day Program: 5 semesters
  • Evening Program: 7 semesters
  • Admission Cycle: Fall and spring
  • Maximum Number Admitted Annually: 36 in the fall, 18 in the spring

Career Description

Install, service, and maintain computers, peripherals, networks, and microprocessor and computer controlled equipment. Requires knowledge of hardware, software and operating systems.

Careers Available

Graduates should qualify for employment opportunities in electronics technology, computer service, computer networks, server maintenance, programming, and other areas requiring knowledge of electronic and computer systems. Graduates may also qualify for certification in electronics, computers, or networks.

Entry-Level Salary

  • $25,000 – $35,000/yr.

Course of Study

Students will install, configure, upgrade, troubleshoot and repair computers, selected computer system peripherals, computer networks and related operating systems.

Recommended Courses and Skills

Two units of high school math beginning with algebra; high school physics and keyboarding skills.

Helpful Personal Attributes

Enjoy working with computers, problem solving, and has good interpersonal skills.

Program Contact

If you would like additional information about the Computer Engineering Technology Program, contact Dale Bujan, Program Coordinator, at 336.757.3262 or dbujan@forsythtech.edu.