Colleges, Schools, and Departments

Student soldering a circuit board for a satellite.College of Engineering

Continue Michigan Tech's Engineering Tradition

We set out as the Michigan Mining School in 1885 to train mining engineers to better operate copper mines. Today, more than 60 percent of Michigan Tech students are enrolled in our 12 undergraduate and 29 graduate engineering programs across eight departments. Our students and curriculum embrace the spirit of hard work and fortitude our founders once had. See why Michigan Tech’s Enterprise Program is one of the top seven capstone programs in the nation.


Students working in a ceramics class.College of Sciences and Arts

Prepare for a Diverse Career

Every Michigan Technological University student attends classes within the College of Sciences and Arts, including foundational courses in mathematics, physics, humanities, and social sciences. Students choose electives and minors outside their career track through the College’s 12 departments. See how Michigan Tech’s cross-disciplinary emphasis prepares students to create the future.


Students surveying on campus.School of Technology

Meet Industry Demand

Inside Michigan Technological University’s School of Technology, you’ll find small classes (less than 30 students) and faculty with industry experience. Our five undergraduate degree programs produce technical professionals who manage both people and projects. The School’s two graduate programs help meet industry demand for a technologically-advanced workforce. Learn why School of Technology graduates have a 100 percent job placement rate.


Students working on a project.School of Business and Economics

Invest more than $1 Million in Real Funds

The School of Business and Economics at Michigan Technological University is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business—fewer than five percent of business schools in the world earn this stamp of quality. Undergraduate student teams invest more than $1.5 million in real funds through the Applied Portfolio Management Program. Our graduate programs, including a Master’s in Business Administration (MBA), blend business with technology to prepare students to create the future. Learn why STEM-fueled business matters.


Students collecting samples on a fall day in the woods.School of Forest Resources and Environmental Science

Don't Look for Cool Classrooms—Look Outside

Lake Superior and our own 4,500-acre forest become your lab when studying in the School of Forest Resources and Environmental Science at Michigan Technological University. In fact, undergraduate forestry and applied ecology students participate in a semester-long field practicum. Graduate students choose from five master’s and two PhD programs to further specialize in natural resources. Learn how Michigan Tech students create the future of our complex natural world.


Student and faculty looking at a book.Pavlis Honors College

Customize Your Education Through Pavlis Honors College

Pavlis Honors College at Michigan Technological University is not a traditional honors college. Here, we serve all highly-motivated undergraduate Michigan Tech students regardless of GPA. Students customize their personal and professional experience through global, industry, innovation, research, and service pathways. Discover how Pavlis Honors College scholars make a difference.


Graduate students reviewing data in the Advanced Power Systems lab.Graduate School

Choose a Grad School Like No Other

It’s not just a tagline–Michigan Technological University's Graduate School is like no other. Our 40 master's degree programs and 27 PhD programs approach education and innovation that creates the future of our technological world. Learn why no other grad school gets you there.