Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
If you want to work in a lab, design electronics, become a pharmacist or doctor, or play with numbers all day, then the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Field of Interest might be right for you. Maricopa Community Colleges' STEM degrees and certificates can help you prepare for a career where you can use your skills to solve problems and discover new frontiers. STEM careers involve critical thinking and creative problem solving through research and design.
Maricopa Community Colleges can get you started on the path to becoming a doctor, pharmacist, science researcher, data scientist/statistician, physicist, engineer, and more. You can also earn certificates in biotechnology and biosciences, electrical engineering, nanotechnology, and more. Many of the skills you’ll acquire in your STEM coursework can be applied to a variety of fields, like computer science, healthcare, and even sports medicine.
If you are ready to find the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics program that is right for you, select the option below that meets your current goals.
Note: If a degree or certificate is listed more than once, refer to the most recent Effective Date for current course requirements. Students at any Maricopa Community College may need to complete courses at more than one of our colleges.
Associate Degrees and University Transfer
The Associate degrees in this list give you the opportunity for an in-depth study of your chosen field.
Many of our Associate degrees will also transfer to a four-year university upon graduation. With these, you can complete most of your general education coursework at Maricopa Community Colleges and have guaranteed acceptance to one of our over 40 university and college partners to complete your Bachelor's degree.
Be sure to check with your advisor if you plan to move on to a four-year university to ensure your degree program credits will successfully transfer.
Students at any Maricopa Community College may need to complete courses at more than one of our colleges.
A certificate prepares you for entry-level work in your chosen field and requires fewer classes than our bachelor's degrees, Associate degrees, or university transfer options. There are several types of certificates available, including career, trade, and academic certificates.
Credits earned in a certificate program can often be used toward an Associate degree. For more information, speak with an advisor.
View all Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics programs offered at Maricopa Community Colleges.