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Allen E. Paulson College of Engineering Degree Programs

The Allen E. Paulson College of Engineering and Computing has

In our College, you will build the foundational framework for STEM careers in high demand. Through a mix of a rigorous curriculum, hands-on labs,  individual & team projects + access to industry & business professionals, our faculty will mentor you through our programs.

Academic Departments

Program NameLocationProgram LevelDescriptionCollege Site
AEPCEC.BIT.11010301.XXBachelor of Information Technology DegreeInformation Technology - Online (BIT)OnlineBachelor's DegreeAEPCEC124The Bachelor of Information Technology degree is delivered entirely online as an eMajor degree through a partnership between Georgia Southern University and the University System of Georgia’s eCampus. You'll gain the knowledge, skills, and abilities required to meet the demands of today’s employers.Cyber Security
Data Science
Health Informatics
https://www.georgiasouthern.edu/cec/it/bachelor-of-information-technology-online/https://admissions.georgiasouthern.edu/apply/https://catalog.georgiasouthern.edu/preview_program.php?catoid=6&poid=2357BITAllen E. Paulson College of Engineering and Computinghttps://www.georgiasouthern.edu/cecUndergraduate eMajorN/AN/A$2,985.00ComputersN/A
AEPCEC.BSCE.14080101.XXBachelor of Science in Civil Engineering DegreeCivil Engineering (BSCE)StatesboroBachelor's DegreeAEPCEC130The Civil Engineering program teaches you to solve real-world engineering problems while gaining an appreciation for a more responsible and sustainable future. You'll application over theory in state-of-the-art labs and classrooms.Nonehttps://www.georgiasouthern.edu/cec/cengc/civil-engineering/https://admissions.georgiasouthern.edu/apply/https://catalog.georgiasouthern.edu/preview_program.php?catoid=6&poid=2367BSCEAllen E. Paulson College of Engineering and Computinghttps://www.georgiasouthern.edu/cecUndergraduate In-Person$2,732.00$9,641.00N/AEngineeringN/A
AEPCEC.BSCpE.14090101.XXBachelor of Science in Computer Engineering DegreeComputer Engineering (BSCpE)StatesboroBachelor's DegreeAEPCEC130The B.S. in Computer Engineering blends classroom instruction with laboratory hands-on experience to train you in the areas of analog and digital circuits, electronics, signal processing, computer architecture, software engineering, microcontrollers, embedded systems, and robotics.Nonehttps://www.georgiasouthern.edu/cec/ece/bs-degree-in-computer-engineering/https://admissions.georgiasouthern.edu/apply/https://catalog.georgiasouthern.edu/preview_program.php?catoid=6&poid=2361BSCpEAllen E. Paulson College of Engineering and Computinghttps://www.georgiasouthern.edu/cecUndergraduate In-Person$2,732.00$9,641.00N/AEngineeringN/A
AEPCEC.BSConE.14330100.XXBachelor of Science in Construction Engineering DegreeConstruction Engineering (BSConE)StatesboroBachelor's DegreeAEPCEC130The Bachelor of Science in Construction Engineering equips you with the skills needed to design and oversee the construction, maintenance and rebuilding of infrastructural facilities in ways that best meet the unique demands of a particular environment.Nonehttps://www.georgiasouthern.edu/cec/cengc/bs-construction-engineering-degree/https://admissions.georgiasouthern.edu/apply/https://catalog.georgiasouthern.edu/preview_program.php?catoid=6&poid=2365BSConEAllen E. Paulson College of Engineering and Computinghttps://www.georgiasouthern.edu/cecUndergraduate In-Person$2,732.00$9,641.00N/AEngineeringN/A
AEPCEC.BSCons.15100101.XXBachelor of Science in Construction Degree in Construction ManagementConstruction (BSCons)StatesboroBachelor's DegreeAEPCEC129The B.S. in Construction prepares you to be a leader in the construction industry by developing the analytical, organizational, technical and communication abilities needed to direct construction operations. This program includes courses in management, business, architcture and engineering.Nonehttps://www.georgiasouthern.edu/cec/cengc/construction/https://admissions.georgiasouthern.edu/apply/https://catalog.georgiasouthern.edu/preview_program.php?catoid=6&poid=2366BSConsAllen E. Paulson College of Engineering and Computinghttps://www.georgiasouthern.edu/cecUndergraduate In-Person$2,732.00$9,641.00N/AEngineeringN/A
AEPCEC.BSEE.14100101.XXBachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering DegreeElectrical Engineering (BSEE)StatesboroBachelor's DegreeAEPCEC130The Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering program blends classroom instruction with laboratory hands-on experience to train you in the areas of electronics, digital communication, computer architecture, robotics, control and electrical power systems.Nonehttps://www.georgiasouthern.edu/cec/ece/bachelor-of-science-in-electrical-engineering/https://admissions.georgiasouthern.edu/apply/https://catalog.georgiasouthern.edu/preview_program.php?catoid=6&poid=2360BSEEAllen E. Paulson College of Engineering and Computinghttps://www.georgiasouthern.edu/cecUndergraduate In-Person$2,732.00$9,641.00N/AEngineeringN/A
AEPCEC.BSIT.11040101.XXBachelor of Science in Information Technology Degree in Information TechnologyInformation Technology (BSIT)Statesboro, SavannahBachelor's DegreeAEPCEC124The Bachelor of Science in Information Technology includes a strong IT core and emphasizes hands-on engagement. The program covers programming, database, networking, cybersecurity and web and mobile development, while stressing the various applications of these technologies.Cyber Security
Data Science
Health Informatics
Information Management
Network and Data Center
Web and Mobile
https://www.georgiasouthern.edu/cec/it/bsit/https://admissions.georgiasouthern.edu/apply/https://catalog.georgiasouthern.edu/preview_program.php?catoid=6&poid=2359BSITAllen E. Paulson College of Engineering and Computinghttps://www.georgiasouthern.edu/cecUndergraduate In-Person$2,732.00$9,641.00N/AComputersN/A
AEPCEC.BSMfgE.14360100.XXBachelor of Science in Manufacturing Engineering DegreeManufacturing Engineering (BSMfgE)StatesboroBachelor's DegreeAEPCEC130With a B.S. in Manufacturing Engineering, you'll train to transform materials into products, conducting product design analysis and modification for manufacture. You'll explore the facilities, equipment, processes and methods necessary for efficient and safe production in a competitive environment.Nonehttps://www.georgiasouthern.edu/cec/manufacturing-engineering/degrees__trashed/bsmfge/https://admissions.georgiasouthern.edu/apply/https://catalog.georgiasouthern.edu/preview_program.php?catoid=6&poid=2353BSMfgEAllen E. Paulson College of Engineering and Computinghttps://www.georgiasouthern.edu/cecUndergraduate In-Person$2,732.00$9,641.00N/AEngineeringN/A
AEPCEC.BSME.14190101.XXBachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering Degree in Mechanical EngineeringMechanical Engineering (BSME)StatesboroBachelor's DegreeAEPCEC130With a B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering, you'll train to create and develop mechanical systems for a variety of machines, including robots, combustion engines, aircraft components, spacecraft, personal computers, air conditioners, medical devices and power plants.Nonehttps://www.georgiasouthern.edu/cec/mechanical-engineering/bsme/https://admissions.georgiasouthern.edu/apply/https://catalog.georgiasouthern.edu/preview_program.php?catoid=6&poid=2352BSMEAllen E. Paulson College of Engineering and Computinghttps://www.georgiasouthern.edu/cecUndergraduate In-Person$2,732.00$9,641.00N/AEngineeringN/A
AEPCEC.BS.11010101.XXBachelor of Science Degree in Computer ScienceComputer Science (BS)Statesboro, SavannahBachelor's DegreeAEPCEC124Be at the forefront of working with new technologies by earning a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science. You'll work with experts to develop innovative ways to harness the power of computing to solve problems.Nonehttps://www.georgiasouthern.edu/cec/cs/degrees/computer-science-bs/https://admissions.georgiasouthern.edu/apply/https://catalog.georgiasouthern.edu/preview_program.php?catoid=6&poid=2364BSAllen E. Paulson College of Engineering and Computinghttps://www.georgiasouthern.edu/cecUndergraduate In-Person$2,732.00$9,641.00N/AComputersN/A
AEPCEC.MSMfgE.14010301.XXMaster of Science in Manufacturing Engineering DegreeManufacturing Engineering (MSMfgE)StatesboroMaster's DegreeAEPCEC30Georgia Southern University's Master of Science in Manufacturing Engineering (MSMfgE) is a two-year program offering practical, industry-focused experience in engineering problem-solving. The MSAE offers concentrations in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering and Engineering Management, with both thesis and non-thesis tracks available. Graduates are prepared to lead in consumer, commercial, or industrial engineering sectors.Advanced Manufacturing Engineering
Engineering Management
https://www.georgiasouthern.edu/cec/manufacturing-engineering/masters-manufacturing-engineering/https://cogs.georgiasouthern.edu/admission/msae/https://catalog.georgiasouthern.edu/preview_program.php?catoid=6&poid=2538MSMfgEAllen E. Paulson College of Engineering and Computinghttps://www.georgiasouthern.edu/cecGraduate In-Person$3,318.00$13,259.00N/AEngineeringFall: July 15 | Spring: Nov 15 | Summer: No Admit
AEPCEC.MSCE.14080101.XXMaster of Science in Civil Engineering DegreeCivil Engineering (MSCE)StatesboroMaster's DegreeAEPCEC30The Master of Science in Civil Engineering integrates state-of-the-art technology and interdisciplinary and conceptual science with hands-on operational skills. The program provides specializations in Construction Engineering, Environmental/Water Resources Engineering, Transportation-Pavement/Geotechnical Engineering, Structural Engineering and Surveying-Geomatics. You'll gain valuable knowledge and skills to specialize in a variety of engineering fields with thesis and non-thesis education tracks. Nonehttps://www.georgiasouthern.edu/cec/cengc/msce/https://cogs.georgiasouthern.edu/admission/master-of-science-in-civil-engineering/https://catalog.georgiasouthern.edu/preview_program.php?catoid=6&poid=2615MSCEAllen E. Paulson College of Engineering and Computinghttps://www.georgiasouthern.edu/cecGraduate In-Person$3,318.00$13,259.00N/AEngineeringFall: July 1 | Spring: Nov 15 | Summer: No Admit
AEPCEC.MSEE.14100101.XXMaster of Science in Electrical Engineering DereeElectrical Engineering (MSEE)StatesboroMaster's DegreeAEPCEC30The Master of Science in Electrical Engineering serves those preparing for a career in electrical engineering, as well as professionals seeking advanced education. With courses in analytical math and experimental research, you'll be prepared to succeed as an innovative, strategic leader. Both a Thesis and Non-Thesis track are available.Nonehttps://www.georgiasouthern.edu/cec/ece/master-of-science-in-electrical-engineering/https://cogs.georgiasouthern.edu/admission/master-of-science-in-electrical-engineering/https://catalog.georgiasouthern.edu/preview_program.php?catoid=6&poid=2617MSEEAllen E. Paulson College of Engineering and Computinghttps://www.georgiasouthern.edu/cecGraduate In-Person$3,318.00$13,259.00N/AEngineeringFall: July 1 | Spring: Nov 15 | Summer: No Admit
AEPCEC.MSIT.11010300.XXMaster of Science in Information Technology DegreeInformation Technology (MS)StatesboroMaster's DegreeAEPCEC30The Master of Science in Information Technology provides advanced training in IT management, data analytics, networking, data management and storage, and network security to prepare you to meet the changing demands of the IT industry.Nonehttps://www.georgiasouthern.edu/cec/it/msit/https://cogs.georgiasouthern.edu/admission/master-of-science-in-information-technology/https://catalog.georgiasouthern.edu/preview_program.php?catoid=6&poid=2619MSITAllen E. Paulson College of Engineering and Computinghttps://www.georgiasouthern.edu/cecGraduate In-Person$3,318.00$13,259.00N/AComputers, ScienceFall: July 1 | Spring: Nov 15 | Summer: No Admit
AEPCEC.MSME.14190100.XXMaster of Science in Mechanical Engineering DegreeMechanical Engineering (MSME)StatesboroMaster's DegreeAEPCEC30The Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering provides focused and specialized educational opportunities to prepare engineers for greater project responsibility while advancing in their chosen career fields.Nonehttps://www.georgiasouthern.edu/cec/mechanical-engineering/msme/https://cogs.georgiasouthern.edu/admission/master-of-science-in-mechanical-engineering/https://catalog.georgiasouthern.edu/preview_program.php?catoid=6&poid=2543MSMEAllen E. Paulson College of Engineering and Computinghttps://www.georgiasouthern.edu/cecGraduate In-Person$3,318.00$13,259.00N/AEngineeringFall: July 1 | Spring: Nov 15 | Summer: No Admit
AEPCEC.MS.11070100.XXMaster of Science Degree in Computer ScienceComputer Science - Hybrid (MS)Statesboro, OnlineMaster's DegreeAEPCEC30The M.S. in Computer Science at Georgia Southern University, an award-winning program, equips students for careers in knowledge-based data systems such as speech and vision recognition, expert systems, data storage, and information retrieval systems. The program offers both thesis and non-thesis options.Data and Knowledge Systems
Machine Learning
Software and Cyber Security
Software Engineering
https://www.georgiasouthern.edu/cec/cs/degrees/masters-in-computer-science/https://cogs.georgiasouthern.edu/admission/master-of-science-computer-science-online/https://catalog.georgiasouthern.edu/preview_program.php?catoid=6&poid=2616MSAllen E. Paulson College of Engineering and Computinghttps://www.georgiasouthern.edu/cecGraduate In-Person$3,318.00$13,259.00N/AComputers, ScienceFall: July 15 | Spring: Nov 15 | Summer: April 30
AEPCEC.BSSE.14090300.XXBachelor of Science in Software Engineering DegreeSoftware Engineering (BS)StatesboroBachelor's DegreeAEPCEC124Available . More information coming soon.Nonehttps://www.georgiasouthern.edu/cec/cs/degrees/bachelor-degree-in-software-engineering/https://admissions.georgiasouthern.edu/apply/https://catalog.georgiasouthern.edu/preview_program.php?catoid=6&poid=5211BSSEAllen E. Paulson College of Engineering and Computinghttps://www.georgiasouthern.edu/cecUndergraduate In-Person$2,732.00$9,641.00N/AComputers, Engineering, ScienceN/A

Undergraduate Degrees

Types of Engineering Degrees

Georgia Southern’s Paulson College of Engineering and Computing offers engineering degrees for every type of student, and it’s important that you find the one that fits your goals, interests, and personality. Whether you’re coming through the Regents’ Engineering Pathways (REP) Program, or starting out in one of Southern’s degree programs, we provide you resources that help you make this decision. Learn the differences between engineering degrees to find the right fit for you!

Civil Engineering

Civil Engineering

Civil engineers plan, design, construct, operate, test, maintain, inspect and manage society’s infrastructure. Infrastructure includes roads and bridges, shipping terminals and ports, skyscrapers and tunnels, reservoirs and sewage systems, railways and airports, and other facilities.  Every day, no matter where you live, you benefit from something designed or managed by a civil engineer.  If you’ve ever wondered how a bridge or a building was designed and constructed, or how the water you drink is made safe, then civil engineering may be your calling.

Computer Engineering

Computer Engineering

Computer engineers blend electrical engineering and computer science to contribute to advancements in digital technology, computer networking and computer systems.  They use hardware and software design and computer programming to make computing platforms and apps more efficient and powerful, to ensure that hardware and software systems are seamlessly integrated, and to make computing systems safer.  As a computer engineer, you could develop new computer hardware, design and implement software applications, or enhance the capabilities of networks and communications systems. From robotics to wireless networks, from operating systems to aircraft design, there is a specialization in computer engineering for any interest.

Construction Engineering

Construction Engineering

A construction engineer is the key to successfully completing a construction project.  Construction engineers are equipped to design and oversee the construction, maintenance and rebuilding of infrastructural facilities such as roads, bridges, airports, buildings and water treatment facilities in ways that best meet the unique demands of a particular environment.  You will often work with a team including civil engineers and construction managers to solve technical challenges of complex construction projects. While a civil engineer generally focuses on design, and the construction manager focuses on the management of time and resources, the construction engineer bridges the gap between these two professions with additional engineering, technical and management skills necessary for the efficient and safe delivery of complex projects.

Electrical Engineering

Electrical Engineering

Electrical engineers are among the most common engineer types, providing the largest sector in engineering. Electrical engineers design and develop electrical and electronic systems and devices, working with a wide range of electronic devices — from pocket calculators and computers to complex electronic systems and robotics.  An electrical engineer could work with the tiniest of antennas or the largest of power systems.

Manufacturing Engineering

Manufacturing Engineering

Manufacturing engineers work in tandem with mechanical and electrical engineers to design products and ensure their manufacturability. A manufacturing engineer concentrates on facilities, equipment, processes and methods necessary for the efficient and safe production of the product in a globally competitive environment.  At Georgia Southern, you will learn about cutting-edge materials and materials processing, engineering design for manufacturability, lean and quality manufacturing, manufacturing automation and robotics, and additive and reverse engineering.

Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical engineers design, create, analyze, develop, manufacture, control, test and maintain essential mechanical systems.  These systems include aircraft, medical equipment, vehicles, robotics, environmental systems, household appliances, industrial machinery, ships —  almost any system that uses or produces energy or has moving parts. Many mechanical engineers enjoy work in the automotive industries and aerospace, working to generate, convert, transmit, and utilize mechanical and thermal power.

Types of Computing Degrees

Georgia Southern offers a wide rage of computing degrees in the Paulson College of Engineering and Computing. It is important to select the program that fits your personality and builds on your strengths. Whichever computing path you choose, our faculty will provide you with hands-on experience so you will be work-ready when you graduate. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of computer and information technology occupations is projected to grow 15% from 2019 to 2029, much faster than the average for all occupations. Demand stems from greater emphasis on cloud computing, the collection and storage of big data, and the need for information security.

Computer Engineering

Computer Engineering

Computer engineers blend electrical engineering and computer science to contribute to advancements in digital technology, computer networking, and computer systems.  They use hardware and software design and computer programming to make computing platforms and apps more efficient and powerful, to ensure that hardware and software systems are seamlessly integrated, and to make computing systems safer.  As a computer engineer, you could develop new computer hardware, design and implement software applications, or enhance the capabilities of networks and communications systems. From robotics to wireless networks, from operating systems to aircraft design, there is a specialization in computer engineering for any interest.

Computer Science

Computer Science

Computer scientists design software technologies that entertain, transport, communicate, educate, finance and defend future generations of Americans.  Earning your degree in CS gives you the ability to adapt to new technologies and ideas.  As a computer scientist, you will work with experts to develop innovative ways to harness the power of computing to solve real-world problems.

Information Technology

Information Technology

IT professionals are digital problem-solvers who will lead America’s fastest growing career field. A wide range of employment opportunities in IT exist because most companies require IT to be competitive or even to exist in today’s markets. As an IT graduate, you will hit the ground running in specializations such as cyber security, information management, networking and datacenter management, web and mobile development, or information technology management.

Data Science IT Concentration

Data Science IT Concentration

As a data scientist, you are the force driving our ability to use Big Data.  We need professionals with the specialized skills needed to analyze and manage the vast amount of data streaming from social media, e-commerce, sensors and databases of all kinds. Professional data scientists analyze an organization’s Big Data to discover trends and find meaning behind that data to gain actionable insights to help those businesses work smarter and make better decisions.  That’s why data scientists are among the highest paid IT professionals.

Cyber Security in IT

Cyber Security in IT

As a cyber security IT professional, your skills are in high demand in areas such as digital forensics, cyber law, cyber warfare, cyber policy, cryptography, artificial intelligence, electronic warfare, healthcare informatics, and data analytics. The Cyber Security Certificate option of our B.S. in Information Technology provides student access to curriculum, programs, and industry partnerships that impart the skills and concepts applicable to 21st-century cyber workforce needs. We will prepare you to prevent and investigate cyber-attacks, monitor and secure  networks and integrate best systems practices throughout the world.

BIT Online

BIT Online

The Bachelor of Information Technology degree (BIT) is a 124-credit hour program delivered entirely online as an eMajor degree through a partnership between Georgia Southern University and the University System of Georgia’s (USG) eCampus. As one of the state’s premiere institutions for engineering and computing, the BIT Online at Georgia Southern is uniquely positioned to produce graduates with the knowledge, skills, and abilities required to meet the demands of today’s employers.

Regents’ Engineering Pathway (REP) Program

The Regents’ Engineering Pathway (REP) Program allows students at colleges and universities in the University System of Georgia (USG) to study for two years at their home institution, then transfer to Georgia Southern, Georgia Tech, Kennesaw State, Mercer University or the University of Georgia to complete their engineering degrees.*

Graduate Degrees

Masters Degrees

PhD Degrees

Doctor of Philosophy in Engineering

Doctor of Philosophy in Engineering

The Ph.D. program in Engineering prepares graduates who can demonstrate an ability to conduct independent and creative research that contributes to the advancement of knowledge; demonstrate a sufficient breadth of understanding in engineering, and an appropriate depth of understanding in a chosen area of research specialization; apply knowledge and creativity to solve complex problems and challenges facing society; provide ethical, responsible, and sustainable technical leadership; and communicate effectively. To read more about the program and requirements, please click here.

Doctor of Philosophy in Applied Computing

Doctor of Philosophy in Applied Computing

Graduates of the Ph.D. program in Applied Computing will demonstrate an ability to conduct independent and creative research that contributes to the advancement of knowledge; demonstrate a sufficient breadth of understanding in applied computing, and an appropriate depth of understanding in a chosen area of research specialization; apply knowledge and creativity to solve complex problems and challenges facing society; provide ethical, responsible, and sustainable technical leadership; and communicate effectively. To read more about the program and requirements, please click here.

Last updated: 2/22/2024