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2011-2012 Catalog 
2011-2012 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Mission Statement

Montana Tech of The University of Montana


Originally chartered as The Montana State School of Mines, Montana Tech of the University of Montana has evolved into a dynamic institution composed of two colleges and one school (College of Letters, Sciences, & Professional Studies; College of Technology; School of Mines and Engineering); and the Montana Bureau of Mines and Geology.


To meet the changing needs of society by supplying knowledge and education through a strong undergraduate curriculum augmented by research, graduate education and service.


To be a leader for undergraduate and graduate education and research in the Pacific Northwest in engineering, science, energy, health, information sciences and technology.

Guiding Principles

To honor our heritage as a premier engineering institution.

To attract and educate motivated and capable students.

To provide a quality education that blends theory with practice.

To recruit, encourage and enable faculty to develop regional and national reputations in teaching and research.

To collaborate with others to serve the needs of the community, the State of Montana, and the nation.