College of Engineering & Design

Students who enter this college are driven by a passion for solving problems and changing the world through design, strategy and innovation. It takes vision to create something brand new, but to innovate is to break from tradition and blaze a new trail. That’s what you’ll learn to do here.

Shaping the Future Through Visionary Design 

Cyber Threat Intelligence & Defense students are working with our IT Department to implement security measures. Graphic Design students are collaborating with real clients on projects around the city. Computer Science students are winning competitions and writing their own code. Product Design students are creating revolutionary products to help those with physical disabilities. In every major, you can develop your own ground-breaking ideas and make a difference.

Engineering & Design Programs

Undergraduate Majors

Get started with one of nine programs spanning Graphic Design, Biomedical Engineering, Digital Marketing, Cybersecurity and more.

Graduate Programs

Interested in pursuing a graduate degree? Explore our MBA and M.S. in Cybersecurity, Data Analytics or Engineering Management. 


Strengthen your knowledge by adding a Cybersecurity minor.

Innovative Learning Opportunities

From hands-on simulations in JWU’s Cybersecurity Lab to design competitions to joining the HackJWU team, there are a number of ways to gain practical experience and build your résumé. Students in JWU’s semester-long Directed Experiential Educational (DEE) course work on a project with peers from other fields. Students also complete at least one industry-relevant internship before graduation.

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Launch Experience


From Algorithms to Gaming Adventures

Computer Science major Adam Scalzo ’24 has found many opportunities to explore his passions for coding and gaming both inside and outside the classroom, from the E-Sports Club to the HackJWU team. "I always thought computers and computer games were magical. You touch a screen and something in this virtual world happens - it’s amazing! Hopefully one day, I want to make a video game," shares Adam.

Learn From Industry Experts

Before coming to JWU Providence, our professors worked as graphic designers, cyber security and IT specialists, computer engineers and more. Their industry experience prepares students for successful careers in engineering and design by helping them develop necessary skills for employers.

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Wildcats in Action

Learn about the latest competitions, internships and study abroad experiences from the College of Engineering & Design students and discover what’s happening with our alumni and faculty.

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