Undergraduate Catalog


Higher Learning Commission Open Pathway

The Higher Learning Commission (HLC) is a regional accreditation agency that accredits degree-granting colleges and universities that are based in a 19-state region of the United States. The HLC accredits degree-granting post-secondary educational institutions in the North Central region. Our Statement of Affiliation Status with HLC is available to view online.

Higher Learning Commission
230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500
Chicago, IL 60604

In addition to the general accreditation, specific programs have been accredited, approved, or recognized by their respective agencies.

College of Engineering

The following engineering programs are accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET.

College of Sciences and Arts

Several programs have been accredited within the College of Sciences and Arts.

Teacher Certification Programs

The Michigan Board of Education approves the teacher certification programs offered by our various College of Sciences and Arts departments.

Teacher Education Program

The teacher education program is nationally accredited by the Teacher Education Accreditation Council.

Medical Laboratory Science (BS) *

In Biological Sciences, the fourth-year instruction in the Medical Laboratory Science 3+1 option is carried out in hospitals accredited by the National Accrediting Agency for the Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS).

* Michigan Tech's MLS clinical practica utilize NAACLS accredited teaching hospitals.

Department of Chemistry

The Department of Chemistry offers American Chemical Society (ACS) certified Bachelor of Science (BS) degrees in Chemistry, Pharmaceutical Chemistry, and Cheminformatics.

Students pursuing the Chemistry BS degree may also choose an enhanced concentration in one of the following areas:

  • environmental chemistry
  • chemical physics
  • biochemistry
  • polymer chemistry
  • chemistry with secondary education certification

The department also participates in interdisciplinary programs including the Biochemistry and Molecular Biology program and the Atmospheric Sciences program.

English as a Second Language

The Intensive English as a Second Language (IESL) program is accredited by the Commission on English Language Program Accreditation (CEA).

School of Business and Economics—AACSB International

The following bachelor and master degree programs in the School of Business and Economics are accredited by AACSB International - the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, the premier business accrediting organization in the US.

Undergraduate Degrees

Graduate Programs

AACSB International
777 South Harbour Island Boulevard, Suite 750
Tampa, FL 33602-5730 USA
813-769-6500; 813-769-6559 (fax)

Construction Management

The construction management program is accredited by the American Council for Construction Education (ACCE).

American Council for Construction Education (ACCE)
825 West Bitters Road Suite 103
San Antonio, TX 78216

School of Forest Resources and Environmental Science

The Society of American Foresters accredits the following degree programs at Michigan Tech:

Society of American Foresters
10100 Laureate Way
Bethesda, MD 20814-2198
301-897-8720 (phone); 301-897-3690 (fax)

College of Computing

Several programs have been accredited within the College of Computing.

Computer Network and System Administration

The computer network and system administration program is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission (CAC) of ABET.