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Schools Offering Technology Programs in Michigan


Each year, approximately 2.7% of Michigan graduates receive degrees in technology. In other words, every year an estimated 7,679 technology professionals graduate from Michigan's 90 technology schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Michigan that has a technology program is Michigan State University. Michigan State University, which was ranked 16th in the country in 2010, is located in East Lansing. 126 students graduated with a degree in technology from Michigan State University in 2010. Michigan State University charged in-state students $11,152 in tuition fees per year.

Michigan Technological University, which is located in Houghton, is the second-ranked school in Michigan that has a technology program. It received a ranking of 29th in the country in 2010. In 2010, Michigan Technological University graduated 300 students from its technology program. Michigan Technological University charged in-state students $12,017 in tuition fees per year.

Grand Valley State University, which is located in Allendale, is the third-ranked school in Michigan that has a technology program. It received a ranking of 29th in the country in 2010. In 2010, 65 students graduated from Grand Valley State University technology program. Grand Valley State University charged in-state students $9,088 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

Technology schools in Michigan, charge students an average tuition of $9,471 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $31,275 per year, or as little as $2,028 per year. The Michigan technology schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. College for Creative Studies - located in Detroit, students are charged $31,275 per year
  2. Albion College - located in Albion, students are charged $31,186 per year
  3. University of Detroit Mercy - located in Detroit, students are charged $30,660 per year

The following Michigan technology schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. West Shore Community College - located in Scottville, students are charged $2,028 per year
  2. Washtenaw Community College - located in Ann Arbor, students are charged $2,088 per year
  3. Henry Ford Community College - located in Dearborn, students are charged $2,104 per year

A technology degree from a Michigan school... what next?

The Michigan counties with the largest populations of technology professional are:

  1. Lapeer County - 2,350 technology professionals
  2. Washtenaw County - 1,230 technology professionals
  3. Barry County - 700 technology professionals

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of technology professionals is expected to grow by 7% by 2018. There are projected to be 10,980 technology professionals working in the Michigan then.

Salary

On average, technology professionals earn $57,175 per year. But, salaries for technology professional can vary. In 2010, technology professional made as little as less than $24,860 per year or as much as more than $100,190 per year in Michigan. Technology professionals in the following Michigan counties make the highest salaries on average:

  1. Muskegon County - $68,530 per year
  2. Alcona County - $63,490 per year
  3. Lapeer County - $62,725 per year

The following counties in Michigan have the lowest average salaries for technology professional:

  1. Ottawa County - $43,020 per year
  2. Saginaw County - $49,330 per year
  3. Allegan County - $51,310 per year

The technology professionals with highest average salaries in Michigan were:

  1. Instructional Designer And Technologist - $59,250 per year
  2. Electronics Technology Instructor - $55,100 per year

On average, the lowest paid technology professionals in Michigan were:

  1. Instructional Designer And Technologist - $59,250 per year
  2. Electronics Technology Instructor - $55,100 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Michigan statistics regarding a career in technology and to compare salaries with a variety of related fields such as x ray technology or electrical engineering.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Associate's Degree in Technology in Michigan
  • Bachelor's Degree in Technology in Michigan
  • Master's Degree in Technology in Michigan
  • Doctoral Degree in Technology in Michigan
  • Certificate in Technology in Michigan

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,878 miles from location Sanford-Brown College Dearborn MI n/a n/a n/a
5,881 miles from location ITT Technical Institute Dearborn MI n/a n/a n/a
6,006 miles from location Compass Film Academy Grand Rapids MI n/a n/a n/a
5,944 miles from location Michigan State University East Lansing MI 83.667 40% 47,071
5,901 miles from location University of Michigan-Ann Arbor Ann Arbor MI 52.5737 41% 41,674
5,871 miles from location Wayne State University Detroit MI 28.8305 38% 31,786
5,881 miles from location Oakland Community College Bloomfield Hills MI 13.5337 n/a 28,042
5,963 miles from location Central Michigan University Mount Pleasant MI 66.6106 30% 27,247
6,000 miles from location Western Michigan University Kalamazoo MI 34.0778 31% 24,576
6,017 miles from location Grand Valley State University Allendale MI 70.8032 35% 24,408
5,867 miles from location Macomb Community College Warren MI 13.6456 n/a 24,376
5,898 miles from location Eastern Michigan University Ypsilanti MI 62.0788 31% 22,893
5,948 miles from location Lansing Community College Lansing MI 16.5641 n/a 21,123
5,870 miles from location Wayne County Community College District Detroit MI 9.57621 n/a 20,770
5,878 miles from location Oakland University Rochester MI 28.3132 36% 18,918
5,879 miles from location Henry Ford Community College Dearborn MI 10.2952 n/a 17,542
6,006 miles from location Grand Rapids Community College Grand Rapids MI 12.7836 n/a 16,944
5,901 miles from location Washtenaw Community College Ann Arbor MI 12.1404 n/a 14,202
5,999 miles from location Ferris State University Big Rapids MI 29.008 35% 13,865
5,890 miles from location Schoolcraft College Livonia MI 14.2976 n/a 13,042
5,905 miles from location Mott Community College Flint MI 10.8541 n/a 12,151
6,004 miles from location Kalamazoo Valley Community College Kalamazoo MI 9.81337 n/a 11,999
5,998 miles from location Davenport University Grand Rapids MI 17.9777 42% 11,507
5,923 miles from location Delta College University Center MI 14.2836 n/a 11,354
5,923 miles from location Saginaw Valley State University University Center MI 25.4946 33% 10,498
6,101 miles from location Northern Michigan University Marquette MI 29.1086 41% 9,428
5,879 miles from location University of Michigan-Dearborn Dearborn MI 64.975 37% 8,379
5,906 miles from location University of Michigan-Flint Flint MI 57.7428 35% 7,773
5,938 miles from location Jackson Community College Jackson MI 12.2419 n/a 7,729
5,906 miles from location Baker College of Flint Flint MI 8.69426 n/a 7,277
6,156 miles from location Michigan Technological University Houghton MI 70.9808 36% 7,136
5,864 miles from location Baker College of Clinton Township Clinton Township MI 8.1289 n/a 6,455
5,906 miles from location Baker College Center for Graduate Studies Flint MI 14.6666 n/a 6,155
6,033 miles from location Baker College of Muskegon Muskegon MI 11.8393 n/a 6,132
5,979 miles from location Kellogg Community College Battle Creek MI 12.6312 n/a 5,976
5,875 miles from location University of Detroit Mercy Detroit MI 27.1221 30% 5,585
6,033 miles from location Muskegon Community College Muskegon MI 11.0122 n/a 5,144
6,008 miles from location Northwestern Michigan College Traverse City MI 12.7466 n/a 5,065
5,842 miles from location St Clair County Community College Port Huron MI 11.3268 n/a 4,884
5,964 miles from location Mid Michigan Community College Harrison MI 6.14891 n/a 4,767
6,040 miles from location Lake Michigan College Benton Harbor MI 9.92778 n/a 4,688
0 miles from location Monroe County Community College Monroe MI 15.7279 n/a 4,624
5,881 miles from location Lawrence Technological University Southfield MI 25.0067 37% 4,488
5,882 miles from location Baker College of Auburn Hills Auburn Hills MI 10.7476 n/a 4,285
5,888 miles from location Madonna University Livonia MI 61.5051 36% 4,211
5,946 miles from location Spring Arbor University Spring Arbor MI 60.8655 24% 4,120
6,002 miles from location Calvin College Grand Rapids MI 34.2296 40% 4,092
5,939 miles from location Northwood University Midland MI 25.6185 30% 3,801
5,930 miles from location Baker College of Owosso Owosso MI 12.0785 n/a 3,637
6,037 miles from location Andrews University Berrien Springs MI 63.2907 42% 3,589
5,878 miles from location Baker College of Allen Park Allen Park MI 5.74475 n/a 3,384
5,876 miles from location Walsh College of Accountancy and Business Administration Troy MI 0.96638 n/a 3,147
5,980 miles from location North Central Michigan College Petoskey MI 14.8083 n/a 3,123
6,024 miles from location Southwestern Michigan College Dowagiac MI 12.9702 n/a 2,970
5,876 miles from location Marygrove College Detroit MI 15.8409 37% 2,909
6,084 miles from location Bay de Noc Community College Escanaba MI 15.597 n/a 2,742
5,957 miles from location Lake Superior State University Sault Sainte Marie MI 21.3389 49% 2,588
5,941 miles from location Baker College of Jackson Jackson MI 10.4155 n/a 2,432
5,907 miles from location Kettering University Flint MI 27.0254 20% 2,410
5,917 miles from location Siena Heights University Adrian MI 23.1842 35% 2,351
5,978 miles from location Montcalm Community College Sidney MI 12.4097 n/a 2,328
5,877 miles from location University of Phoenix-Metro Detroit Campus Troy MI 7.14524 n/a 2,255
6,004 miles from location Aquinas College Grand Rapids MI 26.0348 23% 2,145
5,905 miles from location Alpena Community College Alpena MI 16.3076 n/a 2,077
5,996 miles from location Baker College of Cadillac Cadillac MI 14.9101 n/a 2,070
5,844 miles from location Baker College of Port Huron Port Huron MI 12.4495 n/a 1,984
5,949 miles from location Kirtland Community College Roscommon MI 10.9292 n/a 1,972
5,956 miles from location Albion College Albion MI 32.6946 31% 1,738
5,994 miles from location Glen Oaks Community College Centreville MI 8.4541 n/a 1,691
6,043 miles from location West Shore Community College Scottville MI 10.8849 n/a 1,553
5,957 miles from location Alma College Alma MI 68.5081 30% 1,444
5,875 miles from location ITT Technical Institute-Troy Troy MI 24.6436 100% 1,434
5,871 miles from location College for Creative Studies Detroit MI 30.008 42% 1,405
5,890 miles from location ITT Technical Institute-Canton Canton MI 22.6225 100% 1,296
6,232 miles from location Gogebic Community College Ironwood MI 24.1512 n/a 1,162
5,911 miles from location ITT Technical Institute-Swartz Creek Swartz Creek MI 22.0527 100% 1,068
5,875 miles from location International Academy of Design and Technology Troy MI 3.75212 n/a 1,002
5,871 miles from location Kaplan Career Institute-Detroit Detroit MI 15.8463 n/a 956
6,008 miles from location ITT Technical Institute-Wyoming Wyoming MI 19.6327 100% 932
5,880 miles from location Specs Howard School of Media Arts Southfield MI 25.2431 n/a 835
5,902 miles from location Cleary University Ann Arbor MI 23.1258 n/a 774
5,891 miles from location The Art Institute of Michigan Novi MI 10.8219 92% 690
5,891 miles from location Michigan Institute of Aviation and Technology Canton MI 29.5778 100% 679
6,006 miles from location University of Phoenix-West Michigan Campus Grand Rapids MI 7.2655 n/a 453
6,002 miles from location Kuyper College Grand Rapids MI 57.2831 65% 346
5,947 miles from location Career Quest Learning Centers Inc-Lansing Lansing MI 31.4732 100% 309
5,979 miles from location The Robert B Miller College Battle Creek MI 1.3853 n/a 290
5,882 miles from location Baker College Corporate Services Clinton Township MI 0.945792 n/a 153
5,881 miles from location DeVry University-Michigan Southfield MI 8.19004 100% 88
5,874 miles from location Focus-Hope Information Technologies Center Detroit MI n/a n/a 30
 

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Instructional Coordinators + 5,330 $59,250 -1.3%
2
Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other + 3,570 $55,100
 

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