Power Up Your Future in One of Kettering’s Electrical and Computer Engineering Degree Programs
From smartphones and innovative electric cars to intricate medical devices and alternate energy systems, electrical and computer engineering are the industries driving today’s technological discoveries. Join the ranks of today’s most successful engineers through Kettering University’s Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering.
At Kettering, we know today’s students are tomorrow’s innovators. That’s why we offer electrical and computer engineering majors and minors myriad opportunities to use and experiment with leading-edge technology in top-notch research labs, regardless of the electrical or computer engineering degree program you choose.
From ABET-accredited bachelor’s degrees to electrical engineering master’s degrees and beyond, Kettering's Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering offers small class sizes, hands-on learning opportunities and co-op programs that will help you develop the skills and knowledge you need to stand out from your peers after graduation.
Kettering’s learning-while-doing approach to honing valuable skills, combined with our rigorous coursework in electrical and computer engineering will help you land an exciting and challenging career in one of a plethora of fields just after graduation.
Designing the Future: Our Electrical and Computer Engineering Degree Programs
No matter which degree program you’re interested in, from our computer engineering bachelor’s to our electrical engineering master’s degree programs, you’ll find the program the fits your needs through our Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering.
As an electrical engineering major at Kettering, you’ll study and gain skills in electronic control system development, signal processing, electrical energy conversion, sensors, actuators and more. Whether you select a bachelor’s or an electrical engineering master’s, Kettering will help prepare you for a successful career developing and working with electric vehicle propulsion, alternative energy, robotic controls, medical devices, radar and navigation and more.
At Kettering, our computer engineering majors gain numerous skills and hands-on experience in embedded systems development, the Internet of Things, Artificial Intelligence applications, C, C++, Java programming languages and more. Regardless of which computer engineering degree program you choose, you’ll experience working on embedded computing systems in smartphones, GPS navigation systems, autonomous cars and much more.
About the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
There’s more to electrical and computer engineering than simply learning about circuits, electronics and electrical machines. Through the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Kettering, you’ll have ample hands-on learning opportunities to design, build, test and use them, too.
From our exciting and challenging curriculum to our experiential learning opportunities, you’ll find that the electrical and computer engineering degree programs at Kettering are unrivaled. As a computer engineering major or electrical engineering major at Kettering, you’ll prepare to join a network of successful engineers.
At Kettering, not only will you be attending a highly respected institution with a long history of preparing brilliant engineers, but we have numerous other benefits to offer you, too.
Our co-op model
As you earn your electrical or computer engineering degree, you’ll gain real-world, on-the-job experience you can add to your resume by alternating classroom work with hands-on experiences in the field. You’ll work with one of our 420 Kettering employer partners, including Tesla, General Motors and Microsoft.
On-campus student groups
No matter which electrical and computer engineering degree you pursue, we have active student groups to help you network and collaborate with future engineers like you. At Kettering, electrical engineering majors and computer engineering majors alike belong to student chapters of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and the Electrical and Computer Engineering honor society, Eta Kappa Nu (IEEE-HKN), as well as our student electric go-kart group, EV-Kartz, and others.
From your first week on campus, you’ll test and grow your skills in our cutting-edge labs that focus on mobility, power electronics and haptics. As an electrical engineering major, you’ll study and work with circuits, electronics and electrical machines. As a computer engineering major, you’ll have labs that focus on digital systems, microcomputers and computer networks.
High Voltage Lab
At Kettering, our High Voltage Lab provides space for students and faculty to conduct research in dielectric materials in different physical states.
Advanced Machines & Power Electronics Design Laboratory
At Kettering, our Advanced Power Electronics Laboratory (AMPED) focuses on the development and testing of electrical machines and power-electronic circuit system prototypes.
Research in Engineering and Collaborative Haptics Lab
Our Research in Engineering and Collaborative Haptics (REACH) Lab focuses on autonomous systems, robotics/haptics and human machine interaction.
Electrical and Computer Engineering Programs Taught by Renowned Faculty
As a computer engineering major, electrical engineering major or graduate student at Kettering, your instructors are devoted to helping you gain the hands-on training, skills and knowledge you need to land a successful career.
Whether you’re pursuing a computer or electrical engineering master’s or bachelor’s degree, you’ll join an electrical and computer engineering program with small class sizes taught by expert faculty members. Your instructors are currently conducting research in renewable energy systems, mechatronics, wearable electronics, embedded computer systems, materials and systems for energy storage and other inventive systems.
Our electrical and computer engineering faculty members have a wide variety of expertise, including haptics, human factors and IoT applications.
Electrical and Computer Engineering Skills to Build Your Future
Electrical and computer engineering are at the core of so many of today’s necessities, from smartphones, tablets and computers to renewable energy conversion systems relating to solar and wind energy.
To take our tools to the next level, businesses and research institutions need highly skilled and resourceful engineers who’ve earned electrical or computer engineering degrees from top institutions like Kettering.
Through our Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Kettering, you’ll gain the credentials and proficiency you need to design the future through your classroom and hands-on work.
What skills will you gain with an electrical or computer engineering degree?
As a computer or electrical engineering major at Kettering, here are just a few of the skills you’ll develop:
- Identify, formulate and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science and mathematics
- Apply engineering design principles to find solutions that meet specified needs while considering factors such as public health, safety and welfare
- Communicate effectively with a wide range of audiences
- Recognize ethical and professional responsibilities in engineering situations and make informed judgments
Financial Aid for Electrical and Computer Engineering Programs
At Kettering, helping you finance your education is important to us. No matter the electrical or computer engineering degree you plan to pursue, you’ll find a number of financing options, including paid job experience through our co-op programs, fixed-rate tuition, grants, loans and scholarships.
Among your scholarship and grant options, students studying within the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering may be eligible to receive the Patricia and Armen Oumedian Engineering Scholarship, sponsored by the Grand Rapids Community Foundation.
To be eligible for this $1,000 award, you must meet certain criteria: you must be a full-time student at Kettering or transferring here from Grand Rapids Community College; reside in West Michigan or work for a West Michigan Kettering University co-op employer; demonstrate financial need; and hold a GPA of 3.0 or higher.
The World of Electrical and Computer Engineering Awaits
Prepare for a bright future in electrical and computer engineering and learn more about what Kettering’s electrical and computer engineering degree programs can do for you. Request more information or apply today.