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Computer Engineering students in a lab at Grand Valley State University. Photo taken pre-COVID.

Computer Engineering, B.S.E.

Computer engineers design, evaluate, test and maintain computer hardware and software systems to make computing platforms and applications more efficient. The computer engineering field integrates electrical engineering with computer science to analyze and solve problems across these two disciplines. Computer engineers design computing systems and develop embedded software for applications ranging from avionics and electric automobiles to consumer electronics.

Michigan Job Growth

Computer engineering opportunities are projected to grow 9% in Michigan by 2025.

National Job Growth

Computer engineering opportunities are expected to grow 13% in the U.S. by 2025.

Alumni Employed in Their Field

100% of GVSU computer engineering alumni are employed in their field.

Source: EMSI, 2021

Program Overview

Students are prepared for engineering careers and leadership roles through ABET accredited programs that integrate academic studies with hands-on learning and paid professional experiences in actual engineering companies. Grand Valley also offers a graduate program in engineering for those who want to expand their knowledge and skills.

Why Study Computer Engineering at Grand Valley?

Program Details