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Accreditation Information

The Mechanical Engineering (ME) program at Saginaw Valley State University (SVSU) is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET,

Program Educational Objectives

  1. The SVSU ME graduates will successfully practice mechanical engineering to the standards of the profession in industries such as automotive, manufacturing, power generation, chemical, etc., in the private sector or in the US government.
  2. Graduates who choose to advance their knowledge via post graduate education will be able to gain admission to graduate programs and successfully complete these programs.
  3. Graduates will attain leadership positions that positively impact communities.

Student Outcomes

  1. An ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science, and mathematics.
  2. An ability to apply engineering design to produce solutions that meet specified needs with consideration of public health, safety, and welfare, as well as global, cultural, social, environmental, and economic factors.
  3. An ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences.
  4. An ability to recognize ethical and professional responsibilities in engineering situations and make informed judgments, which must consider the impact of engineering solutions in global, economic, environmental, and societal contexts.
  5. An ability to function effectively on a team whose members together provide leadership, create a collaborative and inclusive environment, establish goals, plan tasks, and meet objectives.
  6. An ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgment to draw conclusions.
  7. An ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies.

 Enrollment and Graduate Data

Academic Year Fall Enrollment Graduates
2021-2022 262 41


Current Assessment Data

Student Outcome Percent achieving 70% or better
1 83
2 86
3 100
4 100
5 83
6 53
7 88













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Department Chair

Dr. John Herman


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