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GVSU Manufacturing Engineering students with project. Photo taken pre-COVID.

Product Design & Manufacturing Engineering, B.S.E.

Product design and manufacturing engineers design and build systems to tackle problems big and small. They integrate new concepts and prototypes and devise methods and systems to develop desirable products, from design and planning to production and delivery, for a globally competitive marketplace.


2,000+
Annual Michigan Manufacturing Engineering Jobs
6%
National Job Growth by 2025
Three Semesters of Paid, Co-op Work Experience

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.

PDM offers four emphasis areas:

Why Study Product Design and Manufacturing at Grand Valley?


Program Details