At Olivet Nazarene University, we believe the study of engineering opens the door to careers that make a difference. Olivet’s expert engineering faculty are experienced instructors who mentor, guide and teach from experience. They work to provide students with the best in professional preparation — from deep lecture to hands-on laboratory experiences to challenging projects for real-world clients.


About the Degree

The Olivet Nazarene University School of Engineering offers the Bachelor of Science in Engineering (B.S.E.), an ABET accredited program. Students may choose a concentration from various options.

Quality Assurance

Since 1998, the Engineering program at Olivet Nazarene University has been accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, This accreditation sets the global standard for programs in applied and natural science, computing, engineering and engineering technology. ABET accreditation provides assurance that a college or university program meets the quality standards of the profession for which that program prepares graduates.

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Colleges of Distinction

Recognized by, the Martin D. Walker School of STEM sets high standards for students and offers numerous engineering concentrations. 

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concentrations within the engineering major
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engineering degrees conferred in 2019

Our Facilities

The Department of Engineering is housed in the state-of-the-art Reed Hall of Science, which underwent a major renovation in 2014. The modern three-story facility provides the space, tools, and curriculum of a world-class program.

Our Faculty

Small classes afford close interaction with faculty members, who are experienced professionals in their respective specialties and gifted mentors for future engineers.

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Engineering Co-ops

The Department of Engineering now offers a Co-Op track, which includes a three-session sequence during completion of the ONU Bachelor of Science in Engineering (BSE).

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ONU Missioneers

Olivet engineers see themselves as ‘missioneers’ — individuals who eagerly involve themselves in tangible mission opportunities designed to bring engineering knowledge and hope to developing world areas through design, science and innovation.

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