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 two 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.

We are accepting applicants to be part of the inaugural class. Be one of the first to learn and earn a technology bachelor’s degree that will take you far in the world of high tech and big ideas. 

Innovation & Technology Degree Programs for Fall 2021

Four-year bachelor’s degrees offered by the CIT.

Technology and Innovation Degree Programs for Doers & Dreamers

The CIT offers leading-edge bachelor’s degrees in technology and prepares students for high-demand careers in such industries as digital design, digital technology, automotive, manufacturing, artificial intelligence, health care, aerospace, cybersecurity, and other sectors.

Bachelor of Science in Digital Manufacturing Technology

The bachelor’s degree in Digital Manufacturing Technology is a transformative program that examines the intersection of advanced manufacturing, design, artificial intelligence, and other technologies that are shaping Industry 4.0. If you are ready to roll up your sleeves and resolve manufacturing challenges with automation technologies, the Digital Manufacturing Technology major is for you!

Learn more about the BS degree in Digital Manufacturing Technology.

Bachelor of Science in Information Technology & Informatics

The bachelor’s degree in Information Technology & Informatics helps you build a solid knowledge base in computing technology. You can explore various topics such as data management, programming, and information security. By completing the program, you are able to engineer novel solutions and ignite innovation in different sectors of the information technology industry.

Learn more about the BS degree in Information Technology & Informatics.

About the College of Innovation & Technology

As a newly established college at 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
  • Nexteer
  • 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

Educating the
Workforce of
the Future

Learn how Dean Chris Pearson is collaborating with business leaders to prepare students for successful careers in Industry 4.0. 

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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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