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Engineering is a rewarding discipline with a variety of exciting occupational possibilities. Because we live in a world of ever-changing technology, skilled engineers are a staple of almost every sector of the economy.

It is also among the highest paying career fields. According to the Bureau of Labor and Statistics, Electrical Engineers earn a median salary of more than $84,000 and Mechanical Engineers earn more than $78,000. In fact, engineering median salaries are more than twice as much as the national average for all occupations! 

If you have an inquisitive mind, enjoy research and problem solving, and are looking for a dynamic and lucrative career, consider engineering at MVNU. Creative discovery meets technical know-how in the MVNU Engineering program.

MVNU offers majors in both Mechanical and Electrical Engineering.

  • Outstanding faculty — Dr. Sutherland has been awarded 36 U.S. patents in the field of optical materials and devices and Dr. Che has taught a broad range of courses in engineering and also worked in the industry for over ten years, including a position as senior research engineer at General Motors. In our program, you’ll be learning from people with real, valuable professional experience.
  • Earning potential — According to a survey published by the National Association of Colleges and Employers, graduates with a degree in Engineering have a starting salary of $62,500. Whether you choose mechanical or electrical, both areas of study prepare you for a prosperous future.
  • Practical experience — As a senior Engineering major, you will work in a team to complete design projects on behalf of local and regional companies, giving you the real-world experience you need to bolster your résumé
  • Professor David Winyard
    • Associate Professor of Engineering
  • Dr. David Che
    • Professor of Engineering
  • Dr. Fei Xie
    • Professor of Engineering
  • Professor Jose Oommen Kochalummottil
    • Professor of Engineering

Check out the catalog for a complete list of the requirements, courses, and objectives for the Engineering program!

All MVNU students are invited to participate in our many travel opportunities.

MVNU has many endowed scholarships available for students of a wide variety of backgrounds and majors.

There are a number of career paths available to MVNU Engineering graduates.

Electrical Engineering graduates typically go on to design and study a range of electrical and electronic systems, including electrical circuits, motors, generators, and telecommunications.

Mechanical Engineering graduates usually specialize in the design of physical or mechanical systems, like power and energy sources, aerospace products, and more.

Other career options include architecture, urban planning, teaching, and cost estimation.

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