Grand Valley State University's Master of Science in Engineering (M.S.E.) is an accredited program offered through the university's School of Engineering in the Seymour and Esther Padnos College of Engineering and Computing The M.S.E program  is a design oriented program and is closely integrated with local West Michigan businesses, taught in outstanding state-of-the-art facilities

While research is a key component to the graduate students' education at GVSU, emphasis is also placed on practical experience directly related to current engineering trends. Engineering knowledge and skills are strengthened by courses and projects that apply advanced engineering methods to solve practical problems.

Students pursue the M.S.E. in any one of the following areas of study: electrical and computer engineering, manufacturing operationsmechanical engineering, biomedical engineering,  product design and manufacturing engineering. Each student, working with a faculty advisor, develops a program of study to fit individual interests and needs.

  • Integrated. Grand Valley's engineering program is closely integrated with local West Michigan businesses. This has led to the unique partnership of the Industry-sponsored Graduate Assistantship program
  • Focus Areas. The GVSU graduate engineering structure is unique in its design. The curriculum consists of three "focus areas": Professional Practice, Emphasis Core and Elective Courses, and culminates with a senior project.
  • Faculty.  The faculty of the engineering school have a diverse background in research including alternative energy, biomedical, transportation, product and process development, integrated circuits, power systems, and nano technology.  


The Master of Science in Engineering (M.S.E.) program admission requirements and application for admission are available online.

The $30 application fee is waived if the applicant has previously applied to Grand Valley State University.

Courses Offered

The Master of Science in Engineering (M.S.E.) program is minimum of 33 credits.

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Grand Valley offers an excellent education at a reasonable cost.

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Page last modified March 17, 2014