State Authorization

National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity (NC-SARA) logoMichigan Technological University has been approved by the state of Michigan to participate in the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements. NC-SARA is a voluntary, regional approach to state oversight of postsecondary distance education.

Information on Michigan Tech’s status by state can be found by choosing your state below:

Your state authorization information will appear here.

Alabama

Authorized: as a SARA member Michigan Tech is allowed to offer online programs to this state

Alaska

Authorized: as a SARA member Michigan Tech is allowed to offer online programs to this state

Arizona

Authorized: as a SARA member Michigan Tech is allowed to offer online programs to this state

Arkansas

Authorized: as a SARA member Michigan Tech is allowed to offer online programs to this state

California

Exempt: Michigan Tech is exempt from authorization from the California Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education given that Michigan Tech is a public institution and does not have a physical presence in the state of California.

Colorado

Authorized: as a SARA member Michigan Tech is allowed to offer online programs to this state

Connecticut

Authorized: as a SARA member Michigan Tech is allowed to offer online programs to this state

Delaware

Authorized: as a SARA member Michigan Tech is allowed to offer online programs to this state

D.C.

Authorized: as a SARA member Michigan Tech is allowed to offer online programs to this state

Florida

Authorized: as a SARA member Michigan Tech is allowed to offer online programs to this state

Georgia

Authorized: as a SARA member Michigan Tech is allowed to offer online programs to this state

Hawaii

Authorized: as a SARA member Michigan Tech is allowed to offer online programs to this state

Idaho

Authorized: as a SARA member Michigan Tech is allowed to offer online programs to this state

Illinois

Authorized: as a SARA member Michigan Tech is allowed to offer online programs to this state

Indiana

Authorized: as a SARA member Michigan Tech is allowed to offer online programs to this state

Iowa

Authorized: as a SARA member Michigan Tech is allowed to offer online programs to this state

Kansas

Authorized: as a SARA member Michigan Tech is allowed to offer online programs to this state

Kentucky

Please contact Michigan Tech if you reside in this state and are interested in enrolling in our online programs.

Louisiana

Authorized: as a SARA member Michigan Tech is allowed to offer online programs to this state

Maine

Authorized: as a SARA member Michigan Tech is allowed to offer online programs to this state

Maryland

Authorized: as a SARA member Michigan Tech is allowed to offer online programs to this state

Massachusetts

Exempt: Michigan Tech does not currently meet the definition for physical presence contained in Massachusetts regulations and the MA Board of Higher Education has determined that approval to offer online programs is not required at this time.

Minnesota

Authorized: as a SARA member Michigan Tech is allowed to offer online programs to this state

Mississippi

Authorized: as a SARA member Michigan Tech is allowed to offer online programs to this state

Missouri

Authorized: as a SARA member Michigan Tech is allowed to offer online programs to this state

Montana

Authorized: as a SARA member Michigan Tech is allowed to offer online programs to this state

Nebraska

Authorized: as a SARA member Michigan Tech is allowed to offer online programs to this state

Nevada

Authorized: as a SARA member Michigan Tech is allowed to offer online programs to this state

New Hampshire

Authorized: as a SARA member Michigan Tech is allowed to offer online programs to this state

New Jernsey

Authorized: as a SARA member Michigan Tech is allowed to offer online programs to this state

New Mexico

Authorized: as a SARA member Michigan Tech is allowed to offer online programs to this state

New York

Authorized: as a SARA member Michigan Tech is allowed to offer online programs to this state

North Carolina

Authorized: as a SARA member Michigan Tech is allowed to offer online programs to this state

North Dakota

Authorized: as a SARA member Michigan Tech is allowed to offer online programs to this state

Ohio

Authorized: as a SARA member Michigan Tech is allowed to offer online programs to this state

Oklahoma

Authorized: as a SARA member Michigan Tech is allowed to offer online programs to this state

Oregon

Authorized: as a SARA member Michigan Tech is allowed to offer online programs to this state

Pennsylvania

Authorized: as a SARA member Michigan Tech is allowed to offer online programs to this state

Puerto Rico

Given that Puert Rico has not defined its requirements/exceptions for universities offering distance learning, Michigan Tech is neither authorized nor exempted at this time. Please contact Michigan Tech if you reside in Puerto Rico and wish to enroll in our online programs.

Rhode Island

Authorized: as a SARA member Michigan Tech is allowed to offer online programs to this state

South Carolina

Authorized: as a SARA member Michigan Tech is allowed to offer online programs to this state

South Dakota

Authorized: as a SARA member Michigan Tech is allowed to offer online programs to this state

Tennessee

Authorized: as a SARA member Michigan Tech is allowed to offer online programs to this state

Texas

Authorized: as a SARA member Michigan Tech is allowed to offer online programs to this state

Utah

Authorized: as a SARA member Michigan Tech is allowed to offer online programs to this state

Vermont

Authorized: as a SARA member Michigan Tech is allowed to offer online programs to this state

Virginia

Authorized: as a SARA member Michigan Tech is allowed to offer online programs to this state

Washington

Authorized: as a SARA member Michigan Tech is allowed to offer online programs to this state

West Virginia

Authorized: as a SARA member Michigan Tech is allowed to offer online programs to this state

Wisconsin

Authorized: as a SARA member Michigan Tech is allowed to offer online programs to this state

Wyoming

Authorized: as a SARA member Michigan Tech is allowed to offer online programs to this state

Important Information for International Students

At this time we can only accept international applications from Canada and Australia for our online programs.

  • Many countries have restrictions prohibiting students from earning their degrees online, and at this time we cannot accept international applications for our online programs from other countries.
  • All students are still welcome to apply for our on-campus programs

If you are interested in an online degree from Michigan Tech, please check back for an updated listing of the states/countries where we can offer our online programs. We are working on establishing authorization in as many states/countries as possible.