Science and Environment (STEM)

A microscope and 2 small gears. Are you a person who enjoys solving problems? Jobs involving science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) are among the fastest growing careers. Positions focus on science and technological advances to better lives.These includes occupations and careers in planning, managing, and providing scientific research and professional and technical services. Science and Environment majors help you gain in-demand problem-solving skills employers are seeking.

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Related STEM Degree Programs

Applied Biology

Applied Biology

The Applied Biology major focuses on the practical uses of basic biological information within two thematic concentrations: Environmental Biology and Human Biology & Health Sciences. A biological sciences major provides opportunities for students to study the building blocks of life as they take classes in evolution, genetics, microbiology, plant biology and zoology. Acquiring a broad understanding of, and gaining laboratory experience in, biology helps students understand the role of science in our complex world.

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Course Plan

Interested in learning what courses you will take as an Applied Biology major? View the Applied Biology recommended four year course plan.

Career Opportunities

  • Lab Technicians
  • Science Teachers
  • Laboratory Research Assistants
  • Consultants
  • U.S. and Ohio Environmental Protection Agency field and Lab Positions
  • Field Biology
  • Technical Writers
  • Pharmaceutical Sales Representatives
  • Natural Resource Managers

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Engineering Technology

Engineering Technology

The world will always need engineers—highly skilled professionals who keep machines processing and producing, cogs turning and systems in check. The three focuses in our degree, Electrical and Computer Technology, Electro-Mechanical Technology and Mechanical Engineering Technology all lead to one of the most in-demand and stable careers on earth. If you are ready to innovate?

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Course Plan

Interested in learning what courses you will take as an Engineering Technology major? View the required courses.

Career Opportunities

  • Computer Engineer
  • Electro-Mechanical Engineer
  • Mechanical Maintenance Engineer
  • Product Manufacturer/Engineer (computer, electronic, mechanical)
  • Systems Designer/Installer (electrical, electronic, computer)
  • Manufacturing Specialist
  • Researcher (computer, electronic, mechanical)
  • Electronically Engineer
  • Hardware/Software Developer

Forensic Investigation

Forensic Investigation

If you are interested in careers in law enforcement, you should consider completing a Bachelor of Science in Forensic Investigation. Through courses in anthropology, criminal justice, geography, and computer information technology, you will become well equipped to compete in the job market. In particular, you will develop knowledge of expert testimony, evidence gathering, and introductory forensic science. This degree is offered through the Department of Justice and Community Studies and can be completed at Miami University’s regional locations.

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Course Plan

Interested in learning what courses you will take as an Forensic Investigation major? View the Forensic Investigation recommended four year course plan.

Career Opportunities

  • Crime Lab/Scene Technician
  • Crime Scene Photographer
  • Medical Examiner and Investigator
  • Latent Print Examiner/Trainee
  • Detective/Investigator
  • Fire Inspector
  • Forensic Science Technician
  • Police Officer
  • Property and Evidence Personnel
  • Graduate Degree pursuit in related areas

Forensic Science

Forensic Science & Forensic Investigation

The Forensic Science major serves students who are interested in working in criminalistics, as crime scene technicians, and in labs and similar environments. The curriculum emphasizes the natural sciences with additional courses in criminal justice.

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Course Plan

Interested in learning what courses you will take as an Forensic Science major? View the Forensic Science recommended four year course plan.

Career Opportunities

  • Forensic Anthropology Assistant
  • Forensic Science Technician
  • Crime Lab/Scene Technician
  • Biology/Microbiology Laboratory technician
  • Chemistry/Biochemistry Laboratory Technician
  • Graduate Degree pursuit in related areas

Information Technology

Information Technology

Every organization needs highly qualified professionals who can speak the language of technology. Our Information Technology degree prepares you to be that professional. You will be able to plan and support hardware and software infrastructure, to keep data safe and streaming and ensure complex systems are working smoothly every hour of every day.

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Course Plan

Interested in learning what courses you will take as an Information Technology major? View the Information Technology recommended four year course plan.

Career Opportunities

  • Database Administrator
  • Data Analyst
  • Data Center Specialist
  • Desktop Support Director
  • IT Consultant
  • IT Infrastructure Support Director
  • Network Administrator
  • Software Support Director
  • Systems Administrator
  • Graduate Degree pursuit in related areas

Health Information Technology

Health Information Technology

Hospitals and healthcare centers need more than doctors and nurses. They need highly skilled professionals that keep systems running. Our Health Information Technology degree equips you with the latest information and computer technology to help manage, repair and optimize the flow of information between the clinical, administrative and financial systems in any healthcare setting. From database problem-solving and systems analysis to project management and application development, you will integrate healthcare needs with technological advances, and make us healthier for it.

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Course Plan

Interested in learning what courses you will take as an Health Information Technology major? View the Health Information Technology recommended four year course plan.

Career Opportunities

  • Computer Systems Analyst
  • Data Analyst
  • Data Reporter
  • Database Administrator
  • Health Information Technician/Manager
  • Medical Device Integration
  • Network Security
  • Software Developer
  • Software Tester and Customizer
  • System Use Educator
  • Technical Support Specialist
  • Graduate Degree pursuit in related areas

Integrative Studies

Integrative Studies

Integrative learning is a process by which students connect knowledge and skills from multiple sources and experiences, apply knowledge and skills in varied settings, analyze diverse points of view, and understand issues contextually. With a variety of unique concentrations the Bachelor of Integrative Studies (BIS) degree meets the challenges of a 21st century education, while maintaining the Miami tradition of academic excellence.

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Concentrations

Course Plan

Interested in learning what courses you will take as an Integrative Studies major? View the Integrative Studies recommended four year course plan.

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