At M State, you can build the foundational math and science skills that prepare you for a successful career in one of the many specialties in the field of engineering.



WDS iconM State's 60-credit Engineering AS degree, offered on our Moorhead campus, is designed for students who intend to continue their education and earn a bachelor's degree in engineering at a four-year college or university. Our partnership with North Dakota State University allows graduates to transfer into any of NDSU's eight engineering programs, and earning an AS degree at M State means you will have completed the general education courses required by NDSU.

The curriculum for our Engineering degree includes courses in engineering, math, chemistry, physics and general education. Our higher-level math and science classes are taught by instructors with master's degrees and average 15-25 students, so you benefit from the individualized attention of your instructors.

This program is a participant in the Steps to Success academic support program funded by the Otto Bremer Trust.

Here's what you'll learn

  • Demonstrate an understanding of scientific theories and the scientific method
  • Formulate and test hypotheses
  • Collect, organize, analyze and interpret experimental data, and perform statistical and graphic analyses
  • Use algebra, trigonometry and calculus to analyze equations of physics and chemistry and solve problems
  • Analyze physics word problems, translate them to mathematical forms, solve them and communicate the results in writing
  • Set up laboratory equipment to perform experiments using schematic drawings
  • Demonstrate knowledge of mathematical and logical modes of thinking
  • Gather factual information and apply it to a given problem

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