Engineering (Computer)

  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering (B.S.E.)
  • Minor

Computer engineers are innovators whose designs enhance people's lives. They integrate electrical engineering with computer science to analyze and solve problems involving computers. Thereby, they can design, build, and test versatile computer equipment such as computer chips, the next smart phone and tablet, and embedded systems to control myriad machines, from sophisticated vehicles to jet aircraft.

Program Offerings at Grand Valley

Students are prepared for engineering careers and leadership roles through B.S.E. and M.S.E programs that integrate academic studies with hands-on learning and paid professional experiences in actual engineering companies. Please visit for details of the M.S.E. program.


A degree in computer engineering involves coursework in:

  • Chemistry/physics
  • Computer science
  • Cooperative education
  • Digital systems
  • Embedded system design
  • Mathematics
  • Signal processing
  • Software engineering

Career Options

The following are just a few career options for computer engineers:

  • Artificial intelligence
  • Computer engineer
  • Digital system engineer
  • Embedded system engineer
  • Hardware engineer
  • Network engineer
  • Software engineer

Why Study Computer Engineering at Grand Valley?

  • Program accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET,
  • Personal attention in small classes and extensive hands-on and project-based learning in our student-focused, state-of-the-art teaching, laboratory, and project facilities.
  • Study/work abroad available.
  • Three semesters of paid cooperative-education work experience prior to graduation in recognized domestic and international engineering companies.
  • Biomedical engineering minor available.
  • Tremendous support from our industrial partners who fund many engineering scholarships for undergraduate and graduate students.
  • A nearly 100-percent placement rate into work or graduate school for our graduates.
  • An articulated bachelor's/master's program that allows high-achieving students to complete both the B.S.E. and the M.S.E. in as little as five calendar years.

For More Information

School of Engineering
(616) 331-6750
Admissions Office

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