MiSTI is dedicated to educating and developing a workforce of innovative, problem solving, specialists with expertise in transportation materials. Their knowledge will lead the industry towards finding solutions for the sustainability of our transportation infrastructure.
MiSTI faculty and staff are committed to providing opportunities for students to explore their role in creating transportation infrastructure of the future. Michigan Tech offers distinctive educational programs and students are encouraged to participate in active research projects at all levels of education.
At Michigan Tech, faculty and staff work closely with students providing experiential learning opportunities at all levels of education. Undergraduate students are actively involved in solving real-world problems through participation in the Pavement Design Construction and Materials Enterprise program and other opportunities available through the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering. For more information on undergraduate opportunities, visit the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Web site to learn more Michigan Tech's Civil Engineering programs. Visit Michigan Tech's Admissions Web site for additional university and admissions information.
Michigan Tech's Civil Engineering graduate program was ranked 43rd in the 2008 US News and Word Report rankings. Michigan Tech has one of the few Peace Corps Master's International Programs in Civil Engineering. Our graduate program offers a 4:1 student to faculty ratio and the opportunity to work on research projects for clients including US DOT-FHWA, MDOT, WisDOT, the Innovative Pavement Research Foundation, We-energies, the National Cooperative Highway Research Program, and many private companies and industries. Graduate students, and undergraduate students, may earn a certificate in Engineering Sustainability or gain international experience by volunteering for Engineers without Borders. Michigan Tech Civil Engineering students are currently exploring projects in 23 countries. Visit the University's Graduate School Web site learn more or to complete a free on-line application.