Department and Community
The Engineering Technology and Industrial Studies Department prepares students for a wide range of technical and managerial positions in industry and engineering technology. Through nationally accredited programs, a project-based learning environment, and extensive collaboration with industry, the department helps students acquire the technical and scientific knowledge base required for success in their chosen fields.
MTSU's spacious, 500-acre campus features modern buildings existing harmoniously with historic structures. Renovated residence halls, a computerized, state-of-theart library, a large recreation center, and campus-wide computer access support solid academic programs for more than 23,000 students. Individual help and attention from faculty members is an important aspect of MTSU's educational philosophy. Murfreesboro is at the geo graphical center of Tennessee and is only thirty miles from Nashville, the state capitol. Restaurants, shopping centers, and lovely natural areas have attracted business and commerce and contributed to the area's liveability.