Welcome to the Padnos College of Engineering & Computing!

The Grand Valley State University (GVSU) Seymour & Esther Padnos College of Engineering & Computing (PCEC) offers undergraduate programs in computer information systems, engineering, and occupational safety and health management. Graduate programs are offered in applied computer science, engineering, and the professional sciences. 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, or you can take a virtual tour of our Pew Grand Rapids Campus and Allendale Campus. The School of Computing & Information Systems is based on the Allendale Campus, while the School of Engineering, the Occupational Safety & Health Management Department, and the Professional Science Masters Programs are based on the Pew Grand Rapids Campus. 

Questions about your course schedule or program requirements? Contact our team of professional advisors!



Why Choose the Padnos College of Engineering and Computing?


ASEE Diversity Recognition Program Bronze Award

The Padnos College of Engineering & Computing is proud to have received the Bronze Level Award from the American Society for Engineering Education for the 2019 ASEE Diversity Recognition Program.


PCEC News

PCEC Hosts Informational Webinars for Prospective Students

PCEC Hosts Informational Webinars for Prospective Students

Are you ready to experience what's next for your career? Do you know a student who could benefit from an education at Grand Valley State University? Sign up for an informational webinar to learn more about PCEC academic programs!

Feb 26, 2021

Engineering Professor and Students Earn IEEE Best Paper Award

Engineering Professor and Students Earn IEEE Best Paper Award

Dr. Nabeeh Kandalaft and School of Engineering students, Brendan Beauchamp, Suvro Shahriar, and Christian Vollmers, received the Best Paper Award from IEEE for their paper, "A Low Cost sEMG Development Platform for Hand Joint Angle Acquisition."

Feb 25, 2021

School of Engineering Offers One-Year Accelerated Master's Degree

School of Engineering Offers One-Year Accelerated Master's Degree

The School of Engineering at Grand Valley State University (GVSU) is making completion of a Master's degree more manageable than ever with a new accelerated program for Master of Science in Engineering (M.S.E.) students that can be completed in one year.

Feb 22, 2021

Engineering Students Receive Prestigious Scholarships from Autocam Medical

Engineering Students Receive Prestigious Scholarships from Autocam Medical

Two outstanding engineering students, Jenna Doyle and Patrick Schwab, were selected by Autocam Medical as scholarship recipients and given the opportunity to complete their industry-sponsored co-op placements with the medical device manufacturing company.

Feb 18, 2021

Innovation Design Center Available for FIRST Teams to Compete in 2021 Season

Innovation Design Center Available for FIRST Teams to Compete in 2021 Season

FIRST Robotics teams can compete in the INFINITE RECHARGE at Home Challenge by utilizing one of two competition spaces available in the GVSU Innovation Design Center on the Pew Campus in Grand Rapids.

Feb 16, 2021

Distinguished Early-Career Scholar Awarded to Dr. Byron DeVries

Distinguished Early-Career Scholar Awarded to Dr. Byron DeVries

Computing & Information Systems Alum (Now Faculty!), Dr. Byron DeVries, has been recognized for his achievements with the GVSU Early-Career Scholar Award.

Feb 15, 2021

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Events

School of Computing Graduate Programs ONLINE Information Sessions

March 8, 2021 10:00 AM

Join Grand Valley State University faculty to learn about Master of Science programs in the School of Computing & Information Systems including the M.S. in Applied Computer Science, M.S. in Data...

School of Computing Undergraduate Programs ONLINE Information Sessions

March 8, 2021 1:00 PM

Join Grand Valley State University faculty to learn about Bachelor of Science programs in the School of Computing & Information Systems including the B.S. in Computer Science, B.S. in Cybersecurity,...

School of Engineering Undergraduate Programs ONLINE Information Sessions

March 9, 2021 1:00 PM

Join Grand Valley State University faculty to learn about Bachelor of Science in Engineering programs in the School of Engineering including the B.S.E. in Biomedical Engineering, B.S.E. in Computer...

Occupational Safety & Health Management Program Undergraduate ONLINE Information Sessions

March 10, 2021 1:00 PM

Join Grand Valley State University faculty to learn about the Bachelor of Science in Occupational Safety and Health Management program. All prospective applicants are encouraged to join us for an...

School of Engineering Graduate Programs ONLINE Information Sessions

March 11, 2021 1:00 PM

Join Grand Valley State University faculty to learn about Master of Science in Engineering programs in the School of Engineering including emphases in Biomedical Engineering, Electrical & Computer...

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