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To be eligible for the LSAMP program, students must be:

  • confirmed as a Miami University student or in good standing with the university
  • citizens or permanent residents of the United States or its possessions
  • working on undergraduate majors in approved STEM disciplines
  • African-American, Alaskan Native, American Indian, Hispanic American, Native Hawaiian, Native Pacific Islander, or a mixed ethnicity including one or more of these

To remain eligible after the first year, students must maintain a 2.8 grade point average or above.

What are STEM Fields?

STEM fields are disciplines in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. The following list indicates LSAMP approved STEM majors at Miami University.

College of Arts and Sciences

  • Biochemistry
  • Biological Physics
  • Biology
  • Botany
  • Chemistry
  • Data Science and Statistics
  • Engineering Physics
  • Environmental Earth Science
  • Geology/Earth Science
  • Mathematics
  • Mathematics and Statistics
  • Microbiology
  • Physics
  • Zoology

College of Engineering and Computing

  • Bio-Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Engineering Management
  • General Engineering
  • Manufacturing Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Software Engineering

College of Creative Arts

  • Architecture
  • Games + Simulation

Farmer School of Business

  • Business Analytics

LSAMP Program

Miami University's nationally recognized LSAMP Scholars Program aims to significantly increase high-achieving underrepresented minority student recruitment, retention, and attainment in STEM degrees and careers, and graduate school.

2020, 2022 and 2023 Inspiring Programs in STEM Award