Computer Engineers

(NOC 2147)
+17.2%
 

Requirement

You need a university degree in computer engineering, electrical/electronics engineering, engineering physics or computer science.

You may also need a master's degree or doctorate in a related engineering field.

You need a licence from a provincial/territorial association of professional engineers to approve engineering drawings/reports and to practise as a professional engineer (P. Eng.).

As an engineer, you are eligible for registration following graduation from an accredited educational program, after three or four years of supervised work experience in engineering, and after passing a professional practice examination.

With experience, you can move up the ranks to become a supervisor.

Most recent entrants have an undergraduate university degree, and almost 3 in 20 have a graduate degree.

Degrees Associated with This Career

Certificate
Diploma
Bachelor
Master
Doctorate

Useful Experience/Skills

Project management
Proposal writing
Making presentations
Financial management
Committee work on industry ethics

Useful Secondary School Subjects

Computer Science
Math
Business
English

Ryerson University
Toronto, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Computer Engineering Bachelor
Computer Engineering Bachelor; Co-op
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Centennial College
Toronto, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Artificial Intelligence - Fast Track (Optional Co-op) Diploma; Advanced
Artificial Intelligence Diploma; Advanced
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University of Waterloo
Waterloo, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Computer Engineering Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
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Carleton University
Ottawa, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Computer Systems Engineering Bachelor
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Concordia University
Montreal, Qu├ębec, CA

Related Program(s):
Computer Engineering (BEng) Bachelor; Co-op
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Modified on May 12, 2012