The Seymour & Esther Padnos College of Engineering & Computing offers undergraduate programs in computer information systems, engineering, and occupational safety and health management. Graduate programs are offered in computer information systems, 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.


Why Choose the Padnos College of Engineering and Computing?

Expert Faculty

Experiential Learning

Unique Industry Partnerships

Personal Advising

State-of-the-Art Facilities

Highly Qualified Graduates


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.


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PCEC News

PCEC Hosts FIRST Tech Challenge Kick-off

September 09, 2019

On Saturday, September 7, nearly 300 students, parents, coaches, and mentors met up on the Pew campus for the FIRST Tech Challenge kick-off.  The Padnos College of Engineering and Computing (PCEC) hosted twenty-one local teams for the official kick-off.

B.S. in Occupational Safety and Health Management Accredited by ABET

August 27, 2019

GVSU's B.S. in Occupational Safety and Health Management has been accredited by the Applied and Natural Science Accreditation Commission of ABET.

Engineering Students Race for 29th Annual Wooden Shoe Regatta

August 01, 2019

About 70 Grand Valley engineering students raced 1/12 scale sailboats at the School of Engineering's Annual Wooden Shoe Regatta on July 31.

Engineering Design Conference Features Senior Projects, Boat Races

July 30, 2019

Grand Valley's School of Engineering is hosting Engineering Design Conference Week, July 29 to August 2, 2019.

PCEC Recognized for Diversity Initiatives

July 23, 2019

Grand Valley's Padnos College of Engineering and Computing (PCEC) has been recognized by the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) for its efforts surrounding diversity.

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