Michigan Tech’s College of Sciences and Arts offers truly exciting, even unique undergraduate and graduate programs (30 degrees and 36 minors) consistent with being a “technological university.” Of course there are STEM programs in the physical, natural and life sciences, mathematics and statistics, computer science, and software engineering, but do you know there are programs in the arts, humanities, and social and behavioral science programs such as sound design, applied cognitive psychology and human factors, teacher certifications, environmental policy, and scientific and technical communication that are equally at home in a “technological university”? Check us out!

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Picking a college major can see daunting.There are so many options! Not sure? Michigan Tech's General Sciences and Arts program is designed to let students explore fields of study and career avenues for a semester or two under the direction of a committed faculty member and advisor.

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Peri Ozker

'77, '74

Peri Ozker received a B.S. degree in Biology in 1974, followed by a M.S. degree in 1977. After leaving Michigan Tech she first supervised a clinical microbiology laboratory and then returned to graduate school in Ann Arbor at the University of Michigan to receive a second master's degree in Epidemiology in 1983. She relocated to Cambridge, Massachusetts where she began a distinguished career in the biotechnology industry. . . .

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Paul Pietila

'62

Paul Pietila graduated from Michigan Tech with a BS degree in Applied Physics in 1962. He earned an MBA degree in 1972 from Bowling Green State University. His distinguished business career included five years with General Motors followed by 30 years at Ford. The first half of his career was spent in the areas of quality and reliability—the second part in manufacturing and general management. His responsibilities . . .

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Lisa Harrington

'85

Lisa M. Harrington graduated from Michigan Technological University in 1985 with a BS in Mathematics. Colonel Harrington entered the Air Force in 1985 as a graduate of Michigan Technological University’s ROTC Program. Over the next 24 years of her military career, Lisa served in a wide variety of assignments at base, major command, headquarters Air Force and Combatant Command levels. Colonel Harrington commanded . . .

The CSA digital viewbook showcases exciting and deeply interdisciplinary research and scholarly activities.  Many faculty welcome undergraduates to join their research teams!