University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown

Engineering and Computer Science

Degree Programs

Degree Information

The University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown offers Bachelor of Science degrees in: 

  • Chemical Engineering (ChE)
    prepares students for the chemical and petroleum industry through instruction in advanced chemistry, process control, and system dynamics.
  • Civil Engineering (CE)
    provides a full range of instruction including construction materials and management, geotechnical, transportation, environmental, and structural engineering and infrastructure design. 
  • Computer Engineering (CPE)
    prepares students for careers as computer professionals, emphasizing both the hardware and software aspects of computer engineering.​
  • Computer Science 
    offers a full range of courses in both theory and application, with emphasis on programming languages, software design and engineering, and systems programming.
  • Electrical Engineering (EE)
    prepares students for careers in production design and manufacturing, systems integration, plant operations, field support and engineering sales. Power systems are the hallmark of the program, emphasizing all phases of power generation and distribution.
  • Mechanical Engineering (ME)
    focuses on thermal-fluid science and solid mechanics and the design of systems. Manufacturing is covered in depth as an area of specialty.
  • Computer Science (CS)
    focuses on the design of software to create programs, solve problems, and improve existing software. The degree offers both a standard and applied track providing the opportunity to select a path best aligned to career goals.

All five engineering programs are fully accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET.

These degrees will prepare graduates to function as professionals in their chosen fields.

The instruction will focus on the theoretical aspects of engineering / computer science and the practical application of that theory.

In every case, the programs are academically rigorous and reflect the best practices in engineering science and design.

The qualified faculty bring real-world, practical experience into the classroom and give Pitt-Johnstown students an exceptional educational experience.

Division of Engineering and Computer Science:

Division Main Office
200 Engineering & Science Building 

Gina Thompson
Division Administrative Assistant 
205 Engineering & Science Building
814-269-7250  | 
Tanya Kunberger, PhD, PE
Division Chair 
207 Engineering & Science Building
814-269-7244  |

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