School of Science & Engineering
The world of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) has never been more important than it is now, in our time of abundant discovery, controversial experimentation and the rapid-fire development of new technologies.
Our goal is to integrate practical experience with interdisciplinary study and the acquisition of academic knowledge. This ensures that our graduates have every opportunity to become effective, compelling leaders in their fields—able to address change as it happens in technology and society.
The School of Science and Engineering encompasses nine academic departments and offers over a dozen undergraduate majors and six master’s degrees. We are vibrant and growing, with a history of excellence in scholarship and practical applications.
Health Sciences, including exercise and sport science and nutrition; physical and natural sciences, including joint math and economics programs; and strong engineering and computer science programs give students are variety of topics to explore and opportunities to build career skills.
Student Research Spotlight
Merrimack’s School of Science and Engineering received a major boost this month with receipt of a $500,000 grant from the Massachusetts Life Sciences Center to expand facilities and enhance educational programs in the life sciences.
Two rising Merrimack College juniors presented their class research on viruses that infect bacteria at the Eighth Annual SEA-PHAGES Symposium sponsored by the prestigious Howard Hughes Medical Institute.
“I’m so happy I ended up choosing Merrimack College. I wasn’t just a number there. It is a tight-knit community and everything in my gut told me it was the right choice.”
“I loved my time at Merrimack College. The lessons it taught me became the foundation of my careers in both lacrosse and business.”
Meet the Faculty in Merrimack’s School of Science and Engineering
Studying in the School of Science & Engineering