Online Learning at Michigan Technological University
Michigan Technological University online is a leading public research university, conducting research, developing new technologies, and preparing students to create the future for a prosperous and sustainable world.
Your Courses, Your Schedule
Michigan Tech Online Learning courses take approximately 14 weeks to complete, paralleling Michigan Tech's standard academic calendar. The courses are largely asynchronous, but you'll have ready access to your professor and your advisor.
Academics at Michigan Technological University Online
Professors use the Blackboard® Learning Management System to present your course content. The Learning Management System organizes all of your course information and your syllabus, maintaining it in one easy-to-access location. In addition, the Learning Management System will facilitate your education through virtual classroom content and the latest technologies, like:
- Audio-video lectures
- Hyperlinked readings
- iTunes U podcasts
- Voice-over images
- Online discussions
- Interactive testing
Course work can be varied. You'll have textbook readings, as well as group case studies, and individual and team projects, papers, and presentations. To support the collaborative learning environment, you'll be provided with a set of personalized web collaboration tools, and have easy access to video web conferencing.
You—and other students in your online cohort—may communicate with your instructor by e-mail anytime. You may also talk to faculty and staff through Internet chat, Skype, and the telephone. You may seek clarification, respond to questions raised, or introduce other matters. Your classmates may participate in your e-mail communications with your professor and, likewise, you may engage in discussions launched by others.
School of Business and Economics faculty members teach the on-campus and online programs. Our faculty experts have the professional and teaching experiences to ensure an invigorating and challenging course curriculum.
To be eligible for admission to the Michigan Tech MBA Online program, you must hold a bachelor's degree or its equivalent from an accredited institution and have taken the GMAT within the past five years. Once they are complete, applications for the Tech MBA Online program are considered as they are received. You may be eligible for financial assistance. Contact Michigan Tech's Financial Aid office for more information.