MSTL: Math, Science, Technology, and Leadership

Grades 9-10

PROGRAM DATES: July 12 - 23, 2021

Acceptance decisions will be made on a rolling basis. Apply early!


The Mathematics, Science, Technology, and Leadership (MSTL) program at Michigan State University is a two-week summer commuter or residential program for academically talented students who are currently in grades 9 or 10 during the 2020-2021 school year.

The MSTL program offers advanced curriculum in STEM areas, as well as a leadership workshop. Students will take two STEM-based classes that have been designed to stimulate students to learn about new developments in mathematics, science, and technology, and to explore related career fields. Students will also take one leadership workshop which will introduce them to concepts and skills required to be a leader in STEM fields. Students will be asked to rank their preference of classes when applying.

View MSTL Class Choices

View the MSTL Leadership Workshop 

Student Advantages

  • To experience active learning, as students investigate problems that can be solved through a better understanding of mathematics, science, engineering, and technology
  • To focus on an intensive area of study, allowing for interdisciplinary research using tools of mathematics, science, and technology
  • To link the tools of many career fields, as focus is given to real world problems