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Engineering Bachelor Degree (BSE)

Engineering Bachelor Degree (BSE)

Engineering at Messiah College

Become a technically competent, effective analytical thinker who creates real-world engineering solutions through our top-ranked, ABET-accredited Bachelor of Science in engineering degree (BSE) program.

Messiah is the only private Christian college in the country with an ABET-accredited undergraduate program that offers our unique mix of six types of engineering degree concentrations. You can choose to concentrate in biomedical engineering, civil engineering, computer engineering, electrical engineering, environmental engineering or mechanical engineering.

Engineering degree program distinctives:
Engineering job options
Internship and research opportunities for engineering majors

Modern facilities

In addition, you’ll get to use our specialized facilities, including a professionally staffed machine shop; state-of-the-art mechanical, electrical, environmental and biomedical engineering labs; industry-standard engineering software, and in-house circuit prototyping equipment.

Hands-on engineering experience as a student

Beginning you’re second year, you’ll work on IPC projects that meet the needs of a real-world client. You’ll learn to engage problems in the broader context of environment, culture and economics and develop process, design, teamwork, leadership, project management and planning skills. This unique project integration affords you the opportunity to begin using your engineering skills right away, not only in Pennsylvania, but around the world. And when you finish your degree, you’ll walk into your first job with a complete project management and technical application experience.

Diverse coursework

To meet the engineering degree requirements, you’ll take 15 pre-engineering courses and eight upper-level engineering courses. Then, you’ll finish up the degree with nine courses in the biomedical, civil, computer, electrical, environmental or mechanical concentrations.

Recognized as one of the top 80 "Best Engineering Programs" in the country by the 2015 U.S. News and World report rankings, our engineering courses provide a balance of technical knowledge, broad education and Christian faith, in addition to you getting the opportunity to apply your knowledge to service projects in real, tangible ways through the College’s unique Integrated Projects Curriculum (IPC).