The areas of study within the College of Computing Applied Computing department—computer networks cybersecurity mechatronics electrical engineering technology, and health informatics—are key technologies in the advanced capabilities in modern manufacturing, industry, and healthcare. At the intersection of information technology, computer science, and business, applied computing learners focus on developing analytical thinking and applied skills, blending the theoretical and practical aspects of computing to solve day-to-day business and industry problems.
Computer Network and System Administration BS
Prepare for a challenging and exciting career in computer network design, administration, and security. CNSA majors learn to build and troubleshoot computer networks and manage enterprise systems effectively and securely. As a CNSA major, you'll have loads of opportunities for hands-on learning, lab practice, and co-op and internship experiences. And you'll develop robust skills in teamwork, communication, troubleshooting, and critical thinking. Focus your studies in Cybersecurity, IT Management, or Network Engineering.
What is Computer Network and System Administration?
The world has become a complex synergy of the physical world and the cyber world. Whatever your occupation, wherever you live, everyone is exposed to cyber-attacks. Everyday, hackers and cyber criminals launch new, more sophisticated computer viruses, malware, and scams, threatening the data our society relies on. Your career in cybersecurity will make a meaningful impact on the security of our nation and the world. Concentrate your BS in Cybersecurity studies in Software Security or System and Network Security.
Electrical Engineering Technology BS
Mechatronics, robotics, automation and control, instrumentation, data acquisition. Graduates who understand these concepts are in-demand worldwide. BS in Electrical Engineering Technology students learn to design, program, and maintain automated systems, experience that makes Michigan Tech EET graduates highly-sought candidates for employment in industries including pharmaceutical, food, automotive, manufacturing, and many other industries.
Do you like mechanics, robotics, or production equipment? Do you enjoy technical and engineering activities? Mechatronics could be for you. Offered jointly by the College of Computing and the College of Engineering, the BS in Mechatronics at Michigan Tech incorporates elements of engineering, engineering technology, and computing. When you complete your undergraduate Mechatronics studies, your resume will tell the story of a robust, rigorous, hands-on education, augmented with hundreds of hours of applied, collaborative technical experience.