Studies in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)

Studies in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)

Individuals with skills in science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM) are in high demand. CCSNH colleges offer a wide selection of programs in STEM fields, leading to a certificate or associate degree. Graduates of these programs earn the credentials they need to transition into the workforce or continue their studies at a four-year college or university

STEM Fields Provide Career Opportunities

Most STEM occupations require study beyond high school. Earning a specialized STEM-related certificate, associate degree, bachelor’s degree or advanced degree can lead to work in these areas:


Science occupations: biology, chemistry, geology, behavior and other social sciences, environmental studies, economics, physics, astronomy, education
Engineering occupations: mechanical, manufacturing, electronic, civil, architectural, robotics, material science, animation and graphic programming, educatio
Mathematics occupations: mathematical sciences, statistics, actuarial sciences, education
Technology occupations: computer  and information sciences, applications development, automotive technology, bioinformatics, education, energy services, electrical technology











STEM Programs Designed for Advancement

CCSNH colleges offer STEM programs in areas that range from automotive technology, health information technology and electronic engineering technology to mechanical design, information systems technology and biotechnology. STEM fields of study often include a crossover between STEM areas. The study of robotics, for example, includes mathematics, physics, design, and mechanical and electronic engineering.

CCSNH works collaboratively with New Hampshire companies to customize the education and training incorporated into STEM degree and certificate programs. For example, CCSNH colleges offer Advanced Manufacturing degree, certificate and training programs that reflect the particular high-technology requirements of NH manufacturers seeking employees with advanced manufacturing skills.

STEM programs at CCSNH colleges are focused on helping students gain the specific knowledge and skills they need to be successful in the STEM field of their choice.

Visit the STEM sections on our college websites to learn about the STEM programs offered at each college.


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STEM Studies at NH Community Colleges

The community colleges show a clear understanding of the workforce needs for advanced manufacturing and the technology sector in New Hampshire, and are moving smartly and quickly to address those needs.”

Fred Kocher
Trustee and former President, NH High Technology Council