The Seymour and Esther Padnos College of Engineering and Computing offers undergraduate programs in engineering, computer science, information systems, and occupational safety and health management. Graduate programs are offered in engineering, medical and bioinformatics, and computer information systems. The college also provides courses in support of non-engineering and computing students through a variety of minor programs.

Specific information on the admission, curriculum, and graduation requirements can be found in each program section below.

Why Choose the Padnos College of Engineering and Computing?

Expert Faculty

Unique Industry Partnerships

State-of-the-Art Facilities

Highly Qualified Graduates

Community & K-12 School Engagement

Applied Research & Development


Middle school girls will explore flight, engineering concepts at camp

June 18, 2019

Middle school girls from West Michigan and Battle Creek will delve into engineering and science concepts and gain hands-on experience at the annual STEPS Camp offered at Grand Valley in June.

Middle school students invited to 'Fall in Love with STEM'

February 07, 2019

Grand Valley State University, Grand Rapids Community College and Hope College are promising fun-filled days of STEM activities- science, technology, engineering and math.

applied Medical Device Institute at GVSU awarded $500k grant for medical device manufacturing study

January 18, 2019

The grant will allow aMDI, in collaboration with MediSurge and Carbon, Inc., to create production-grade medical devices that can be safely implanted into and under the skin, which isn't currently possible due to existing materials used for prototyping.

Accelerating Development: Medical device firms turn to GVSU institute for R&D help

November 25, 2018

The Sterilogy system is one of many projects aMDI has worked on in just a few years.

GV students take on NASA's Micro-g NExT project

November 12, 2018

The GVSU team has risen to the challenge of designing a mini-arm end effector, which is essentially a tool that will be attached to the end of a robot arm.

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