Learn, Invent and Innovate in Cutting-Edge Degree Programs
You’re a natural leader. A constant learner. A problem-solver. You have an inherent curiosity about how things work. You not only welcome challenges — you tackle them head-on. You want a college experience that prioritizes academics, work and fun.
If that sounds like you, set your sights on Kettering University. Our future-forward degree programs will propel you toward your goal, whether that’s building computer systems for self-driving vehicles, designing life-saving medical devices or preparing for a career in automotive or technology law. Join the next generation of innovators, inventors and entrepreneurs at an institution known for breaking the boundaries of what’s possible.
Engineer Your Future in an Unparalleled Co-Op Experience
At Kettering, our co-op is more than an internship or optional part of your bachelor’s degree. You’ll gain work experience in your area of study from day one, rotating between the classroom and the workplace throughout your entire time at Kettering. Work at leading companies in Michigan and beyond, such as Bosch, Ford Motor Company, General Motors, Nestle USA, Siemens and others.
“The goal of most universities is education. The goal of Kettering is mastery. And mastery comes from the combination of education and application. Kettering is better at producing that outcome than any other university — anywhere.”
Dr. Robert K. McMahan, University President
Step into the Future: Undergraduate Programs at Kettering
Whether you want to design smarter machines, develop alternative energies or start your medical career, Kettering’s undergraduate programs give you a leg up with co-op opportunities and more.
Push the Limits: Master’s Degrees and More
Become an expert in your field, learn to lead an engineering team or conduct leading-edge research in award-winning facilities. Kettering’s master’s degrees support your ambitions with rigor and opportunity.
Why Earn Your Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree from Kettering?
Whether you’re coming to Kettering straight from high school or pursuing a master’s degree as a full-time student or as a working professional, Kettering’s academic programs offer several advantages. From your co-op to the lab to student competitions, you’ll be challenged to apply theoretical concepts to real-world contexts at every step.
Here's what else sets Kettering’s academic programs apart.
Interdisciplinary degree programs
Today’s careers — whether in engineering, business, or other fields — require expertise from across disciplines. At Kettering, you’ll draw on concepts and skills from engineering, the sciences, liberal arts, business, computer science, mathematics and more.
Most of our faculty hold the most advanced degrees attainable in their field and are actively working to discover solutions in mobility, sustainability, electric vehicle systems and other areas. Our faculty prioritize creating personal connections with students and opportunities for real-world experiences.
100+ years of innovation
Kettering has a long history of leading the way in STEM and producing leaders, engineers, scientists and entrepreneurs through both undergraduate and graduate programs.
Thriving campus life: Kettering offers many ways to connect outside of its academic programs, including over 40 clubs and organizations, intramural sports, a vibrant Greek Community and numerous volunteer and community service projects.
Fulltime faculty with 89 holding a PhD meaning you are taught by our experts.
Student to faculty ratio in classroom means you are not just a face in the crowd.
State-of-the-art research labs and centers including Mobility Research Center, Crash Safety, Artificial Intelligence of Things and High Performance Computer Cluster labs.
A National Leader in Academic Programs: Engineering, Computer Science and More
5 Leading Colleges for Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees
Kettering’s degree programs are offered through our committed, ever-evolving colleges. Find academic programs that align with your interests and career path.
College of Engineering
Prepares students to help define the future of manufacturing, transportation, alternative energy and more. Undergraduate programs, master’s degree program and concentrations include computer systems, electric vehicles, artificial intelligence, mechanical engineering and robotic systems.
College of Sciences & Liberal Arts
Strengthens cross-disciplinary development and offers bachelor’s degrees, minors and concentrations in computer science, engineering physics, acoustics, computer gaming, economics, pre-law and more. Master’s degrees include data science and combined bachelor’s and master’s degrees.
School of Management
Positions students to transform the business world with new technologies, data-driven insights and management strategies. Offers combined bachelor’s and master’s degrees, minors and certificates in business management, technology, analytics, innovation and entrepreneurship, health care management, operations management and more.
Kettering University Online
Provides flexible, online STEM+ master’s degrees and certificates in an asynchronous format — log in, attend class and complete assignments on a schedule that works for you. Online academic programs include master’s degrees in data science and analytics, lean manufacturing, operations management, supply chain management and more.
Prepares students for a global workplace with a rigorous education in both knowledge and application. Master’s degrees and graduate certificates include artificial intelligence, autonomous vehicles, business management and technology, global leadership, operations management and more.