Montana Tech

Graduate School

Graduate Program in General Engineering


1300 West Park Street

Butte, MT 59701

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

M.S. - General Engineering

Format: Campus

Program Description:

Montana Tech offers three areas of study in General Engineering: Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or Welding Engineering. • Civil Engineering concentration focuses on the structural engineering, geotechnical, and water hydraulics and hydrology fields of civil engineering. • Mechanical Engineering includes mechanical power and machines, energy studies, and concurrent engineering. • Welding Engineering focuses on a rigorous study of code application, procedure qualification and testing, repair welding, and welding metallurgy. The General Engineering department is the largest engineering department at Montana Tech. Graduates are highly sought after from industry and demand excellent starting salaries. Alumni currently hold positions that range from design engineer to engineering manager to corporate CEO. Graduates work in a wide range of industries including energy production, manufacturing, aerospace, construction, robotics and research. Debbie Harvey, a current student, states: “My experience at Montana Tech has been invaluable. The dedication and availability of my professors in assisting me is unparalleled. They truly have an interest in the education of their students. The staff and faculty of Montana Tech are definitely the best. The atmosphere on campus is conducive to learning and has motivated me to try to excel in my studies. Given the chance to have this experience all over again, I would take it in a heartbeat!” General Engineering Graduates enjoy virtually 100% placement.


Montana Tech is ABET accredited.

International Student Requirements:

International students are required to submit TOEFL scores of at least 71 iBT, 195 CBT, or 525 PBT or IELTS of 6.0. An International Statement of Financial Support must show at least $23,000 USD. It is the responsibility of the applicant to have foreign transcripts evaluated on a course-by-course basis by Educational Credentials Evaluators, Inc (ECE) to determine Grade Point Average (GPA) on a 4.0 scale. The equivalent of a U.S. Bachelor's degree must also have been achieved. A copy of the report must be sent to Montana Tech's Graduate Office by ECE.

Facts & Figures

# of Credits Required: 30

Classification: Associate's College

Locale: Distant Rural Area

Size & Settings: 0-999

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