STEM at Georgia College & State University

Explore STEM programs and career paths at Georgia's Designated Public Liberal Arts University.

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Integrated Science Center

Science on Display

The university’s new science building is about openess. Light. Transparency. Shared lab spaces. Collaboration.

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Why STEM at Georgia College?

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Stem Programs

The STEM discipline requires a hands-on approach. As Georgia's Public Liberal Arts University, you can expect to get out of the classroom and receive field based experience while earning your Bachelor's degree.

Stem Research in Action

GCSU professor and alumnus measure neutron star

Georgia College & State University Physics Professor Dr. Arash Bodaghee and Cody Cox of Milledgeville—a recent physics graduate experienced in C++ computer language and MATLAB—have calculated a dark star never previously measured.

Space Matter surrounding a black hole

Sea Creatures find new home at GCSU

Georgia College & State University's 300-gallon aquarium is home to newly-caught translucent blue crabs, hermit crabs, mantis shrimp and miniature starfish that like to bury themselves in the sand.

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Grad student conducts algae research

At her North Carolina internship, Anna Agi was able to introduce the water-quality company to a few things about diatoms—a form of microscopic, single-celled algae with glass cell walls that converts light into energy.

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Dr. Katie Stumpf assists GCSU students with research on bird nesting for evidence of population decline
Dr. Desantis tracks the movements of the timber rattlesnake

Our STEM Programs 

Whether you plan to study the stars or study climate change, Georgia College has groundbreaking programs rooted in the Liberal Arts.

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Your career begins here

Georgia College & State University has several programs that prepare students to enter additional exciting professional STEM fields — including Medicine, Pharmacy and Engineering. View our Pre-Professional Programs online.

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Alumni Success

Corey Campbell

Mentoring NFL Players

Corey Campbell, ’16, shifted his studies from biology to exercise science in graduate school at Georgia College & State University. And he’s glad he did. Campbell now lives his dream job as the assistant strength and conditioning coach for the Carolina Panthers.  

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Dr. Susan Richardson

Inspiring change

Exceptional steward of the environment inspires scholarship

Dr. Susan Daneman Richardson, ’84, and Andy Richardson, ’83, are each on a mission. Susan’s striving to make drinking water safe, and Andy’s offering scholarships to Georgia College & State University (GCSU) chemistry students. 

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Patient-inspired doctor expands horizon

Dr. Amy Amundson Smith, ’93, is a board-certified pediatric hematologist-oncologist with neuro-oncology. She serves as the division chief of the Haley Center for Children’s Cancer and Blood Disorders at Orlando Health Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children.

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