Department of Engineering
Welcome to the Virginia State University Department of Engineering. As a top HBCU with a computer engineering program, we are dedicated to nurturing and challenging our students to become the industrial leaders of tomorrow – to be problem solvers, project leaders, communicators, and ethical professional citizens of a global community.
About the Department
The Department of Engineering offers two degrees: B.S. in Computer Engineering; and a B.S. in Manufacturing Engineering. In addition, students can obtain a minor in computer science.
Both programs are committed to engineering innovation, and interdisciplinary research. Our highly qualified faculty members challenge students to prepare for rapidly evolving fields of science and engineering through innovative curricula and continuous, educational process improvement. We graduate students who are ready to address the complex technological problems of tomorrow, and excel in industry, government, and graduate school pursuits.
Our close collaboration within the College of Engineering and Technology and with the University’s other excellent Colleges create rich options for practice and research. In addition, our numerous relationships and partnerships with industry and government entities provide students with numerous experiential learning opportunities during the summer and academic year.
We're proud to be an HBCU with a computer engineering program. The mission of the Department of Engineering is to provide excellent education and research opportunities to a diverse student body in order to prepare them for productive careers at industrial, governmental, and academic settings in the rapidly evolving fields of engineering.