Computer Engineering Technology

Pitt-Johnstown Computer Engineering Technology

The Pitt-Johnstown Computer Engineering Technology (CPET) Program is intended to prepare the student for a variety of career paths as a computer professional. The program is layered on the Electrical Engineering Technology program to provide a foundation in basic Electrical Engineering Technology. 

Computer Engineering Technology

The program emphasizes both the hardware and software aspects of Computer Engineering Technology. In addition to circuits and electronics, students study:

  • digital electronics
  • assembly language programming
  • C and C++ programming
  • embedded controls
  • digital control systems
  • digital signal processing
  • data structures
  • computer networks
  • computer operating systems

A number of technical electives allow students to tailor the curriculum to their career objectives. These include: database management, compiler design, Windows programming, computer graphics, website management, and computer architecture.

Pitt-Johnstown's 2016-17 CPET enrollment/graduation data: 41 enrolled, 6 graduates.

The Computer Engineering Technology program is accredited by the Engineering Technology Accredidation Commission of ABET, (