School of Engineering

Program Requirements

The program of study consists of the following basic components, regardless of the emphasis area chosen, which must total at least 33 graduate credit hours:
  • Professional Practice Courses     (3 courses for 9 credit hours)
  • Capstone Experience                  (3 or 6 credit hours)
  • Emphasis-area Courses              (at least 3 courses for at least 9 credit hours)
  • Elective Courses

Each of these will be described in turn. Full course descriptions may be found in the GVSU Catalog accessed through

Note:  Programs of study tailored to individual students' needs may be developed with the assistance of the Graduate Program Drector and require approval of the Graduate Program Committee. A substitution may be requested for a required course when the student can demonstrate knowledge of the material covered in that course.


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