Mission & Vision


At Michigan State University, the mission of the College of Engineering is: "To deliver the highest quality engineering graduates, cutting-edge research and innovative technology for the benefit of society locally and globally."

Core Values

The College of Engineering is guided by the following core values in delivering its mission and pursuing its vision.

Beaumont TowerWe believe, as a land-grant university, in educating people with the necessary skills to advance the engineering "state of the art." Imparting knowledge to students at all levels including secondary, undergraduate, graduate, and lifelong learning is implicit in this core value.

We believe in the discovery of new knowledge through innovative research that encourages entrepreneurship and economic development to benefit our global society.

We believe in inclusiveness and collaboration on a worldwide basis. We both teach and follow ethical, environmentally responsible engineering practice.

(Revised: 2016)


The Vision of the College of Engineering is: "To be recognized as an international leader in engineering education, research and the application of knowledge to benefit society globally."

(Revised: 2016)