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Mechanical Engineering, B.S.E.

Mechanical engineers are professionals who use their knowledge and skills for the enhancement of human welfare and the environment. They integrate the mechanical and thermo-fluid sciences to analyze and solve problems involving power and motion. They can design equipment and machines such as robots and conveyor systems, internal combustion engines and gas turbines, air conditioning units, cars, and trains.


84%
GVSU Mechanical Engineering Alums Working in their Field
2,351
Annual Michigan Job Openings in Mechanical Engineering
5%
National Job Growth by 2025

Source: EMSI, 2020

Program Overview

Students are prepared for engineering careers and leadership roles through 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 Mechanical Engineering at Grand Valley?


Program Details