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Engineering, M.S.E.

Engineers are designer, innovators, and practical problem solvers in every sphere of life. The Master of Science in Engineering (M.S.E.) prepares students to innovate and design engineered systems to improve human life in a sustainable world. M.S.E. program educates engineers to be able technical leaders in industry as well as to pursue higher education in their field of interest.

Visit the program website for more information.

Program Overview

The M.S.E. program focuses on engineering analysis, design, development, manufacturing, and production. Students network with established professionals, work on real-world projects, and choose from the following emphases:

  • Biomedical engineering
  • Electrical and computer engineering
  • Manufacturing engineering
  • Mechanical engineering
  • Product design and manufacturing engineering

Why Study Engineering at Grand Valley?

Students enrolling in an engineering program at Grand Valley State University can expect:

  • Personal attention in small classes and extensive hands-on and project-based learning supported by our student-focused, state-of-the-art teaching, laboratory, and project facilities.
  • Excellent engineering opportunities in the West Michigan area, anticipated to improve over the next 10 years because this area, centered in Grand Rapids, is one of the strongest and most innovative technical, manufacturing, and industrial regions of the state.
  • Opportunities for Industry Sponsored Graduate Fellowship (IGF) and Internships to gain valuable experiential knowledge in parallel to academic learning while getting financial support from the surrounding industries.
  • Combined bachelor's/masters programs that allow high-achieving students to complete both the B.S.E. and the M.S.E. in as little as five calendar years.

Helpful Links

For More Information

School of Engineering

gvsu.edu/engineering
136 Kennedy Hall
(616) 331-6750

Graduate Admissions Office

gvsu.edu/gradapply

Application Deadline

Deadline for fall semester is March 31; winter deadline is September 1. The $30 nonrefundable application fee is waived if the applicant has previously applied to Grand Valley State University. Please visit gvsu.edu/gradapply/.

Location & Format

Classes for graduate students in this major meet downtown on the Robert C. Pew Grand Rapids Campus.

Format: Face To Face

Coursework

The program involves four course clusters of analysis, projects, and applications for the selected emphasis:

  • Chosen emphasis courses
  • Electives
  • Capstone experience
  • Professional practice

Career Options

The following are just a few career options for engineers:

  • Biomedical engineer
  • Computer engineer
  • Design engineer
  • Digital systems engineer
  • Electrical engineer
  • Energy engineer
  • Manufacturing engineer
  • Mechanical engineer

 

“GVSU is a locally renowned university. The majority of area employers know about it and the quality of the program and its students.”

LUANA GEORGESCU
ENGINEERING ALUMNA