College of Innovation & Technology

Quality Degrees Focused on Innovation & Technology

Do you learn by doing? Then the CIT is for you.

University of Michigan-Flint’s College of Innovation & Technology (CIT) provides world-class academic programs that can take your future on an exciting journey where you are inspired by your professors, connected to business leaders, and can earn a degree that prepares you for a successful career in the rising field of technology.

At CIT, our commitment to innovation is deeply rooted in all our academic programs and endeavors. We provide transformative Bachelor of Science degrees with hands-on technical training for ambitious and creative students like you to grow into a leader in innovative technology.

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About the College of Innovation & Technology

As a newly established college at the University of Michigan-Flint, we devote every effort to support our students to achieve their academic and career goals.

At the CIT, practice comes before theory. Our expert faculty guides you through hands-on activities that make class lectures and discussions more in-depth and rewarding. You can also develop meaningful mentoring relationships with our renowned faculty and receive personalized instruction. Encouraging innovative thinking, we offer ample experiential learning opportunities such as internships and cutting-edge research for you to use the knowledge you learn in class to solve real-world problems.

Learn & Engage with Industry Leaders

CIT leadership works closely with industry partners to create co-curricular experiences, innovation and entrepreneurship opportunities, and leadership training for students. We also help working professionals who want to advance their careers to retool and pivot into new areas via short courses, certificates, and online modules.

CIT Industry Partners Include:

  • Consumers Energy
  • Ford Motor Company
  • General Motors
  • Lear Corporation
  • Nexteer
  • United Wholesale Mortgage
  • Verizon Wireless

“Workplace technology is evolving at a rapid pace, and we need a workforce that is flexible, curious, and prepared to meet this challenge. Students who study at UM-Flint’s College of Innovation & Technology are acquiring the knowledge and skills they need to compete in the new landscape of jobs that require adaptability and creativity. These are the workers we want to hire in the future.”

Andy Buckland
Manager – Advanced Technology and Smart Manufacturing at General Motors

New Student Scholarship

This scholarship is designed for new students (first-year and transfer) admitted into a CIT major for the 23-24 Academic Year. Students who qualify are eligible for up to $500/semester (Fall/Winter) or a laptop. Visit the Office of Financial Aid website for more information.

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Unleash Your Potential at UM-Flint’s College of Innovation & Technology

If you are an out-of-the-box thinker who is ready to embrace the possibilities of technology, enjoys problem-solving, and possesses a pioneering spirit, join us at the University of Michigan-Flint’s College of Innovation and Technology! Apply to our technology degree programs today, or request information to learn more!

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