US News Ranks Michigan Tech's Online Graduate Engineering Programs

By Jennifer Donovan | Published

Michigan Tech offers online  Master's and PhD programs in mechanical engineering, electrical engineering and hybrid electric-drive vehicle engineering.
Michigan Tech offers online Master's and PhD programs in mechanical engineering, electrical engineering and hybrid electric-drive vehicle engineering.

Michigan Technological University’s online graduate engineering program ranks in the top half of online graduate engineering programs nationwide, according to rankings just released by US News & World Report. Tech’s online graduate engineering program ranked 41 of 83 programs listed, tied with Florida International University and Wright State University.

Michigan Tech offers Master of Science degrees in Electrical Engineering and Mechanical Engineering, a Master of Engineering in Hybrid Electric Vehicle Drive Engineering and a PhD in Mechanical Engineering-Engineering Mechanics.

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“We are proud to continue to hold a high position in this ranking” said Wayne Pennington, dean of Michigan Tech’s College of Engineering. “ Our online graduate programs in Mechanical Engineering (MS and PhD), in Electrical Engineering (MS, with an emphasis on Power Engineering), and our Master of Engineering in the new-growth area of Hybrid Electric-Drive Vehicle Engineering are providing opportunities to students around the country who want to expand or grow their careers in these areas.  The combination of online delivery with advisors who are fully engaged with each student makes our programs particularly inviting and effective.”

US News evaluated online programs on the basis of student engagement, admissions selectivity, peer reputation, faculty credentials and training, and student services and technology.  The magazine ranked online bachelor’s degree online programs and graduate programs in business, computer information technology, criminal justice, education, engineering and nursing.

Michigan Technological University is a public research university, home to more than 7,000 students from 54 countries. Founded in 1885, the University offers more than 120 undergraduate and graduate degree programs in science and technology, engineering, forestry, business and economics, health professions, humanities, mathematics, and social sciences. Our campus in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula overlooks the Keweenaw Waterway and is just a few miles from Lake Superior.