College of Computing

Department of Applied Computing

The Department of Applied Computing brings together those faculty and programs in the College of Computing with a common interest in applied aspects of computing.  The areas of study within the Applied Computing department -- computer networks, cybersecurity, robotics, big data -- have been identified by several groups as key technologies for the development of "Industry 4.0" capabilities in modern manufacturing and industry, and as such our degree programs provide graduates skills that are in high demand, now and in the future.

The Applied Computing Department offers three undergraduate degree programs:

(BS in Computer Network and System Administration
BS in Electrical Engineering Technology
BS in Cybersecurity

And two graduate degree programs:

MS in Health Informatics
MS in Mechatronics

As part of Michigan Tech's new College of Computing, faculty in the Department of Applied Computing are hard at work developing new degree programs, some of which will become part of the College's signature "convergence" programs that will be offered jointly with other academic units.  Programs are currently being designed in robotics and data science, and others are under consideration.