accreditation

Accreditation Information

Mission Fulfillment

Montana Tech, through exemplary undergraduate and graduate education, workforce development, research, and service, builds on a strong heritage in engineering, science, and technology that blends theory with practice in meeting the changing needs of society and the responsible development and use of natural resources.

Core Themes

  • Education and Knowledge
  • Student Achievement
  • Engaged Faculty
  • The Montana Tech Community

Mission fulfillment is achieved when all core themes have been met. A core theme is met when at least half of the objectives within a core theme have been accomplished.

Objectives
  Number of Objectives within Core Theme Number of Objectives necessary for Core Theme to be met 2014-2015 Results
Core Theme 1: Education and Knowledge 5 3 4
Core Theme 2: Student Achievement 3 2 3
Core Theme 3: Engaged Faculty 3 2 2
Core Theme 4: The Montana Tech Community 4 2 4
TOTAL 15 9 13

Indicators
  Number of Indicators of Achievement Number of Indicators of Achievement necessary for Objective to be met 2014-2015 Results
Core Theme 1: Education and Knowledge 11    
Objective 1: Create and sustain strong graduate, baccalaureate, associate, and certificate programs 4 2 4
Objective 2: Facilitate student learning through diverse delivery and educational experiences. 3 2 2
Objective 3: Prepare students for successful careers. 1 1 0
Objective 4 - Provide students a gateway for transfer education. 2 1 2
Objective 5 - Provide students with a general education. 1 1 1
Core Theme 2: Student Achievement 4    
Objective 1: Students make acceptable progress towards their Montana Tech degree 2 1 1
Objective 2: Students are prepared for employment, a four-year degree program, graduate school, or for professional school after graduating from Montana Tech. 1 1 1
Objective 3: Students have the opportunity to obtain academic distinction while attending Montana Tech. 1 1 1
Core Theme 3: Engaged Faculty 3    
Objective 1: Faculty engage in the pursuit of successful teaching. 1 1 1
Objective 2: Faculty engage in research, scholarly activity, and/or professional development. 1 1 0
Objective 3: Faculty engage in service to their profession, the campus, and/or community. 1 1 1
Core Theme 4: The Montana Tech Community 8    
Objective 1: Promote a diverse and inclusive environment. 1 1 1
Objective 2: Provide instructional, research, and living environments that enhance the educational experience. 3 2 3
Objective 3 - Provide events and programs that serve the Montana Tech community. 2 1 2
Objective 4: Engage Montana Tech alumni and friends. 2 1 2