Science, Mathematics and Technology

In the Science, Mathematics and Technology area of study you can explore the natural sciences (physics, chemistry and biology), mathematics, computer science and a range of technological, applied science and health-related fields.

You study the fundamental laws and concepts of your concentration, develop your knowledge of scientific methodology, and learn the skills important to successful practice and communication, whether you are entering a new field, or honing your skills in your current occupation.

Popular Concentrations in Science, Mathematics and Technology

Why choose a degree in Science, Mathematics and Technology?

Students benefiting from this area of study are often interested in the fields of nursing or allied health, computer systems or manufacturing. Others are preparing for graduate school in a variety of areas.

Please note:

  • Empire State College does not offer degrees in engineering. You may study the mathematics and the theoretical sciences that comprise the traditional engineering curriculum, but the title of the degree cannot contain the word "engineering."
  • Empire State College does not have laboratory facilities. If you need to take laboratory-based studies, there may be computer simulations to replace at least some parts of the traditional laboratory, or you may want to enroll in a laboratory course at a traditional college.

Sample Degree Programs

SUNY Empire State College students work closely with their mentors to design their own degree programs.

These sample degree program plans illustrate the degree program format and provide examples of some different types of individualized degree programs.