Computer Science and Engineering

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Come explore our department. You can feel the sense of community, diversity, and intellectual vigor.

Focus Areas

Math and science translate to a computer science or computer engineering degree.

You can learn the skills that will help open many doors during your career search in the Dayton area and beyond. Use creativeness, inquisitiveness, analysis, and attention to detail to solve problems using technology and gain a more in-depth understanding of computer hardware and software.

Computer Science Career Paths

A degree in computer science will give you a solid foundation in programming. Work with software and software systems in theory, design, development, and application.

  • Software development
  • Software engineering
  • Cybersecurity
  • Networking
  • Mobile application development
  • Data analytics
  • Artificial intelligence
  • Machine learning
  • Database development
  • Vision and graphics
  • Web development

Computer Engineering Career Paths

A degree in computer engineering allows you to work with every aspect of the system. Design and build computer systems from circuits to software.

  • Embedded systems
  • Networking 
  • Robotics
  • Mobile computing
  • Cyber security
  • Digital system design
  • System engineering

Research

Our research is at the cutting edge of computer science and engineering. Funded research projects provide opportunities for you as both an undergraduate and graduate student. We collaborate with vibrant local, state, and national organizations, including:

  • Wright-Patterson Air Force Base and its research facilities
  • Reynolds and Reynolds
  • Leidos
  • Ball Aerospace
  • The Department of Health and Human Services
  • The National Science Foundation

Degrees and Programs

All of our undergraduate majors share a core of courses. These will provide you with the foundation needed as you move through your degree program. Within the department, you can switch majors during your first two years. This switch will not add any time to your expected graduation date or any extra costs.

Success Stories

Operated by three Wright State alumni and a current student, Devil Wind Brewing is a tribute to the residents of Xenia.
Michelle Massa, who graduated from Wright State on May 1, was one of the first students to enroll in the Information Technology and Cybersecurity Program.

Department News

Liquid asset

Wright State alumni turn their dream into reality with a craft brewery in Xenia
Operated by three Wright State alumni and a current student, Devil Wind Brewing is a tribute to the residents of Xenia.

Cyber force

2021 Wright State cybersecurity grad Michelle Massa launches her career with Speedway
Michelle Massa, who graduated from Wright State on May 1, was one of the first students to enroll in the Information Technology and Cybersecurity Program.

Nearly 70 students take part in engineering, computing induction ceremony

Students in the College of Engineering and Computer Science joined the Order of the Engineer and the Pledge of the Computing Professional.

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Take the Next Step

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