Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics (STEM) programs provide you with the academic background and training you need to pursue a bachelor's degree, or to immediately launch a career in technology or science fields. STEM programs cover a wide-range of exciting areas such as mathematics and computer science, engineering technology, biotechnology, and life sciences. Our graduates have transferred to top bachelor of science programs at Boston University, UMass Lowell, UMass Boston, Wellesley College, with many continuing to earn their advanced degrees.
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Associate in Science Degree Programs
Our Biotechnology program is internationally renowned and offers exciting, hands-on, and research-based study in this rapidly expanding scientific area. Through participation in national research collaborations, students are trained in the scientific disciplines most in demand by the biotechnology industry and government laboratories, including recombinant DNA technology, mammalian cell culture, and chromatography with special emphasis on High Performance Liquid Chromatography. Biotechnology students intern at some of the most prestigious research institutions in the world, such as Dana Farber (Boston), Boston Medical Center, The University of Edinburgh (Scotland), Moscow State University (Russia), University of the Amazon (Brazil), and the University of Quebec at Trois-Rivières (Canada).
Environmental Sciences & Safety
This program focuses on environmental science issues such as air and water testing and analysis, industrial waste treatment, municipal wastewater treatment, and environmental law. In obtaining an understanding of the complex interrelationships that exist at the earth’s surface, students learn how to interpret environmental stresses, such as ground and surface water contamination, pesticide, degradation, and solid waste disposal. Students also learn how to apply this knowledge to occupational safety and protection.
This program offers students the opportunity to explore a variety of interests and choices while completing a broad background of study through our core science and advanced technology competencies.
This program provides a solid foundation in biological sciences and liberal arts, which can translate into a number of exciting career opportunities. The program is designed to prepare students for transfer to a four-year bachelor’s degree program in biology or pre-med.