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GVSU Engineering students working in an electronics lab. Photo taken pre-COVID.

Electrical Engineering, B.S.E.

Electrical engineers design and build systems to tackle problems big and small. They integrate the fields of electronic circuit design, electromagnetics, digital signal processing, control systems, and power systems to analyze and solve problems involving modern electronic systems. Applications of these designs include consumer electronics, power generation and delivery, telecommunications, alternative energy, aviation and aerospace systems, mechatronics, electric vehicles, and electromagnetic compatibility.


Nearly 100% Placement in Careers or Graduate Programs

Nearly 100% of GVSU electrical engineering alumni find placements in industry-specific careers or graduate study programs.

8%
Michigan Job Growth

Electrical engineering opportunities are projected to grow 8% in Michigan by 2024.

5,000+
Michigan Electrical Engineering Jobs

More than 5,000 electrical engineering jobs were available in Michigan in 2019.


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 diverse engineering companies. Grand Valley also offers a graduate program in engineering for those who want to expand their knowledge and skills.

Why Study Electrical Engineering at Grand Valley


Program Details