Multi-Disciplinary Programs

Biomedical Engineering

Biomedical Engineering is not available as a major at Michigan State, but several of our degree programs include an optional concentration for biomedical-related focused study, including Biosystems Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering.  The Electrical Engineering major includes a Biomedical Engineering major track.

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Environmental Engineering

Environmental Engineering deals with the control of air, water, and land pollution to protect public health and enhance environmental quality by providing safe water supplies, treatment and disposal of waste water, as well as solid waste management systems. As noted, students can complete an option in this area while earning a civil engineering degree.

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Information and Communication Technology for Development Specialization

This specialization focuses on the role of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in fostering economic, social, and environmental change in developing countries.  Students in this program will gain a theoretical and practical background in the challenges and opportunities for deploying ICT infrastructure to enhance development.  The program culminates in a field-based experience where students will implement an innovative ICT project in a developing country as part of a study abroad program, or will execute a project in a rural region or an underprivileged urban region of the United States. 

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