STEM at Georgia College & State University

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Explore exciting GCSU programs that can help you obtain in-demand analytical, problem-finding/problem-solving, and communicative skills plus the creativity and nimbleness to lead, to thrive, and to excel - no matter what the future brings.

What is STEM?

  • Science
  • Technology
  • Engineering
  • Mathematics


From computers and space exploration to smartphones, artificial intelligence, and the internet of things, graduates of STEM programs have shaped the contemporary world and laid the trajectory for its future.

  • To further shape and realize that future will require STEM graduates prepared to negotiate disruption and ambiguity in a world where change outpaces planning. 
  • In short, a high-quality STEM education that is also broad-based, and that develops critical thinking and creativity - and prepares students to be both effective and proactive in shaping the future. 


Because “… technology alone is not enough - it’s technology married with liberal arts, married with the humanities, that yields us the results that make our heart sing.”
  - Steve Jobs

  • As Georgia’s official public liberal arts institution, Georgia College & State University is uniquely equipped to provide you with the highly-sought-after STEM skills needed today, plus the analytical, problem-solving, and communicative skills - and the creativity and nimbleness to lead, to thrive, and to excel - no matter what the future brings.

Thinking about STEM?  Future-proof your STEM career at GCSU.

To learn more about GCSU STEM programs classified as STEM by the U.S. Department of Education (CIP code classifications), visit the webpages below.

IMPORTANT: If you are interested in OPT, contact the International Education Center to learn which programs at GCSU are OPT-eligible.

Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences

Department of Chemistry, Physics and Astronomy

  • Chemistry
  • Physics and Astronomy
  • NEW: Pre-Pharmacy pathway program leading to Pharm. D.  Offered in collaboration with the University of Georgia, Auburn University, and the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine.  Under a “3+4” agreement, students complete three years of chemistry at Georgia College, then four years of pharmacy school at one of the partner institutions.

Department of Information Systems and Computer Science

Department of Psychology