12 months
14000 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Master of Science in Engineering (M.S.E.) from Grand Valley State University prepares students to innovate and design engineered systems to improve human life in a sustainable world. M.S.E. program educates engineers to be able technical leaders in industry as well as to pursue higher education in their field of interest.


Key facts

The Master of Science in Engineering (M.S.E.) from Grand Valley State University focuses on engineering analysis, design, development, manufacturing, and production. Students network with established professionals, work on real-world projects, and choose from the following emphases:

  • Biomedical engineering
  • Electrical and computer engineering
  • Manufacturing engineering
  • Mechanical engineering
  • Product design and manufacturing engineering

Why Study Engineering at Grand Valley?

Students enrolling in an engineering program at Grand Valley State University can expect:

  • Personal attention in small classes and extensive hands-on and project-based learning supported by our student-focused, state-of-the-art teaching, laboratory, and project facilities.
  • Excellent engineering opportunities in the West Michigan area, anticipated to improve over the next 10 years because this area, centered in Grand Rapids, is one of the strongest and most innovative technical, manufacturing, and industrial regions of the state.
  • Opportunities for Industry Sponsored Graduate Fellowship (IGF) and Internships to gain valuable experiential knowledge in parallel to academic learning while getting financial support from the surrounding industries.
  • Combined bachelor's/masters programs that allow high-achieving students to complete both the B.S.E. and the M.S.E. in as little as five calendar years.


The following are just a few career options for engineers:

  • Biomedical engineer
  • Computer engineer
  • Design engineer
  • Digital systems engineer
  • Electrical engineer
  • Energy engineer
  • Manufacturing engineer
  • Mechanical engineer

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Professional Aspects of Engineering 
  • Medical Device Design 
  • Opportunity Identification for Medical Devices 
  • Biomedical Signal Modeling 
  • Systems Physiology for Engineers 
  • Design of Experiments for Engineers 
  • Engineering Mechanics of Human Motion 
  • Biomedical Materials 
  • Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


33 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A Bachelor of Science degree from a four-year undergraduate program in engineering or closely related field. For students graduating from a program in the United States, the program must be accredited by the EAC of ABET Inc. Applications must include official, original academic transcripts and degree certificates from all secondary schools or universities previously attended.
  • U.S. students must have a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale in all undergraduate coursework. At their discretion, they may elect to present additional evidence of academic achievement through high GRE scores.
  • International students must have a cumulative grade point average (GPA) that is equivalent to at least 3.0, when linearly scaled on a 0.0 - 4.0 scale, in all undergraduate coursework. They must also submit GRE scores, which must be satisfactory, independent of their cumulative undergraduate GPA.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14000 USD per year during 12 months.

National 755 $ / credit

Living costs for Grand Rapids

990 - 1710 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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