Engineering the Future

Home to one of the oldest computer science programs in the country, the world’s first engineering management program and the only U.S. Ph.D. program in explosives engineering, we’ve been research leaders for nearly 150 years.

Be part of something bigger

Our students experience a wealth of out-of-classroom learning and research opportunities that apply technical knowledge to real-world problems. Professors, graduate students and undergraduates are researching some of the world’s great challenges, from enhancing renewable energy to boosting computer network security.


Our nine academic departments offer 18 different undergraduate degrees and 19 master's degree and Ph.D. programs. You can study at our Rolla campus or learn from afar with our robust distance learning program.

First-Year Experience

Freshman Engineering Program

The Freshman Engineering Program provides you with the resources needed for success during your first year on campus. As an engineering freshman at Missouri S&T, you'll work toward completing common freshman year courses while acquiring information to help you determine a major and career.

Proud Miners


By day, this STEM superhero works as an electrical test engineer at Space Systems Loral in Palo Alto, Calif. But by night and on weekends, Evans, AE’12, devotes hours researching, writing, filming and producing educational videos for her YouTube channel, The STEMulus. Check it out at

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Rich Berger, a vice president at organic energy bar maker Clif Bar & Co., has parlayed a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Missouri S&T into a successful 30-year corporate career. Among the ingredients in the certified baker and amateur triathlete’s recipe for success?  A dash of “well-directed curiosity” and  a pinch of “discovery through problem-solving” gained at his alma mater.

Photography by Karen Drinkwater

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