School of Science and Engineering

We provide a foundation for our graduates to adapt to future changes in their careers and personal lives, and to be engaged citizens of the global community.
OVERVIEW

Making Sense of the World

Our society is becoming increasingly more complex and technological.

Now more than ever before, an understanding of science, technology, engineering and mathematics is essential to achieving success in school, career and life. Join our talented and dedicated team of faculty, staff and students as you prepare for a rewarding career in fields ranging from biology and physics to mathematics and engineering.

ACADEMIC DEPARTMENTS

ENGINEER YOUR FUTURE

Each of the eight academic departments that comprise the School of Science and Engineering offers high-quality academic programs that provide a strong theoretical basis combined with practical experience in the laboratory, clinic or field.

Whether your goal is to create a new molecule or model climate change, we’ll help you investigate and make sense of the world.
Challenge your imagination with concepts like relativity and string theory as you come to understand the world around us.

Imagine Studying in the School of Science and Engineering

Here, you’ll integrate practical experience with a solid foundation in science, technology, engineering and math — enabling you to adapt to a rapidly changing world. Featuring classes taught by highly experienced faculty, the School of Science and Engineering is the perfect place for you to make your mark.

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CAMPUS NEWS

NOTABLE & QUOTABLE

Charlotte Berkes, associate professor of biology, and Jimmy Franco, department chair and associate professor of chemistry and biochemistry, recently co-authored a journal publication titled Kinase Inhibitor Library Screening Identifies the Cancer Therapeutic Sorafenib and Structurally Similar Compounds as Strong Inhibitors of the Fungal Pathogen Histoplasma capsulatum, describing the discovery of novel antifungal molecules to combat Histoplasma capsulatum, a neglected fungal pathogen. Several former Merrimack College undergraduates contributed to this research.

MENDEL OBSERVATORY

Look, Up in the Sky!

The School of Science and Engineering is home to the Mendel Observatory, which, in addition to serving as a learning center for physics students, hosts regular stargazing events open to the public.

LEARN ABOUT THE MENDEL OBSERVATORY

Contact Information

Vicki Bianchini
Senior Administrator
Office of the Dean, School of Science and Engineering
978-837-5335
bianchiniv@merrimack.edu

93%

of 2021 science and engineering  graduates had a job or participated in service or graduate programs within nine months of graduation.

21%

of 2021 science and engineering graduates attended graduate school, including George Washington University, Tufts University and Merrimack.

Hiring

Key hiring companies include Massachusetts Department of Transportation, Raytheon Technologies and Woodard & Curran.