Majors and Minors

The University of Michigan has 99 top-ranked programs, with all Top 10 College of Engineering departments, state-of-the-art facilities and award-winning faculty which all empower you to carve your own path. The College of Engineering offers 17 undergraduate degree programs, and many of the required courses for one program also apply towards the requirements of another. This means that pursuing more than one degree in engineering is not only possible but encouraged.

Don’t stop short at your major, the University has over 80 engineering minors and certificates to choose from. Minors can be a great way to explore new interests and/or complement your engineering skills.

You can also take advantage of a number of joint degrees or additional approved minors with other U-M schools.

Aerospace Engineering

AERO applies state-of-the-art technologies and the latest research to design the next generation of high performance, efficient air and space transportation.

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Biomedical Engineering

As a hands-on program that combines math, chemistry, physics, biology and medicine, BME innovates the latest techniques in biomedical research and theory.

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Chemical Engineering

CHE discovers new, economical ways of using materials and energy for consumer products and artificial materials, all to benefit mankind.

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Civil and Environmental Engineering

CEE strives to establish a balance between human activities and the environment as it develops and strengthens civil infrastructure.

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Climate and Space Sciences and Engineering

CLaSP uniquely integrates science and engineering to contribute to climate studies, planetary science, instrumentation and large-scale modeling.

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Electrical Engineering & Computer Science

EECS explores methods to innovate and improve the functionality of computing, electronic systems and electrical engineering in real-world practices.

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Industrial and Operations Engineering

Focused on implementing creative and efficient solutions to multidimensional problems, IOE improves upon the efficacy of management and operation.

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Materials Science and Engineering

MSE faculty design, develop and fabricate novel materials that do not exist in nature for use in wide-ranging applications.

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Mechanical Engineering

ME serves society through the analysis, design and manufacture of systems which convert a source of energy to useful mechanical work.

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Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering

NAME faculty and students conduct cutting-edge research in robotic remote sensing and mapping of our world’s waterways using autonomous, unmanned vehicles.

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Nuclear Engineering and Radiological Sciences

NERS provides a superior education in nuclear engineering and radiological sciences and develops future leaders in industry, government and education.

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