Careers in STEM play a crucial role in expanding scientific frontiers, developing new products and advancing technology. Most of these jobs require a bachelorâ€™s degree or higher and have an average salary significantly above the U.S. average.
S – Science: We owe much of what defines modern civilization to breakthroughs in science. Science also provides some of the highest-paying jobs in the United States.
T – Technology: The Internet age has transformed how businesses operate. Our Computer and Information Technology programs help build your foundation to stay ahead of the curve.
E – Engineering: Our engineering program meets the growing need for college-educated problem solvers who can support the engineering process.
M – Math: is the most widely used subject in the world and provides some of the highest-paying jobs in the United States. When you master math, you gain building blocks that can help put the rest of your education within reach.
STEM Careers – Bureau of Labor Statistics
NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION SCIENCEMAKERS:Â In 2009, the National Science Foundation awarded The HistoryMakers a three-year grant to interview 180 of the nation’s top African American scientists, create curriculum based on the interviews, and hold public programs featuring the scientists. The goal of the ScienceMakers initiative is to create positive role models, increase the number of African Americans, women, and other minorities entering STEM professions, and use their life stories as a way to encourage others to enter scientific professions.
NSF STEM Classification of Instructional Programs
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