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.
- biomedical engineering
- chemical engineering
- civil engineering
- computer engineering
- construction management program
- electrical engineering
- engineering (interdisciplinary or special focus)
- environmental engineering
- geological engineering
- materials science and engineering
- mechanical engineering
- mechanical engineering technology
- surveying engineering program
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
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
Students pursuing the Chemistry BS degree may also choose an enhanced concentration in one of the following areas:
- environmental chemistry
- chemical physics
- polymer chemistry
- chemistry with secondary education certification
English as a Second Language
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.
777 South Harbour Island Boulevard, Suite 750
Tampa, FL 33602-5730 USA
813-769-6500; 813-769-6559 (fax)
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.