Science with Purpose
Here, you'll discover a diverse range of undergraduate and graduate degree programs designed to prepare you for success in the field of science and engineering. Our faculty prioritize delivering a high-quality education, offering hands-on research experiences alongside their expertise. Access state-of-the-art facilities including advanced laboratories, modern greenhouses, and well-equipped field stations, essential for developing practical skills vital to your scientific career. Forge invaluable connections through our robust partnerships with local and national research institutions, offering unparalleled opportunities for collaboration with leading scientists and further honing your research abilities.
Discover Your Path to Success in Science
Whether you consider yourself undecided, undeclared or exploring possible majors, we'll help you find a science career path that is right for you in our Discover Science program.
Discover & Explore the Sciences
Explore our Degrees & Programs
The Department of Biomedical Engineering offers a comprehensive program that will equip you with the necessary skills for an impactful career across a range of fields. Through engaging research experiences, you will have the opportunity to actively contribute to groundbreaking projects focused on enhancing human health.
The Department of Biological Sciences empowers you with the knowledge and skills necessary to thrive in your future career pursuits. Whether your ambitions lie in graduate studies, professional schools such as medical, dental, or veterinary programs, or technical positions within laboratories, our curriculum is designed to cater to your individual aspirations.
The Biotechnology program is designed to equip you with the expertise to excel in both the scientific and business domains of the biotechnology field. You will have the opportunity to demonstrate your written presentation abilities through research projects, research internships, and independent study courses.
Center for Environmental Research & Education
At the Center for Environmental Research and Education, we provide a comprehensive education that nurtures a diverse skillset, empowering students for successful careers and graduate studies in the realm of environmental sciences. We foster a holistic approach that equips you with the knowledge and expertise needed to address environmental challenges and lead transformative positive change on a global scale.
Chemistry & Biochemistry
The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry delivers an immersive and comprehensive education, providing the knowledge, skills, and opportunities necessary to thrive in diverse career paths. With a strong focus on practical application and hands-on experiences, our program is designed to empower you with a deep understanding of the fundamental principles in chemistry and biochemistry.
Our engineering programs emphasize practical experiences, collaborative research, and real-world projects. This hands-on approach will equip you with the expertise to make a significant impact in the world of engineering, addressing global challenges and contributing to innovative solutions. Whether you're pursuing general, binary, mechanical, environmental, or systems engineering, our programs are designed to empower you for success in your engineering career.
Forensic Science & Law
The Master's degree program in Forensic Science and Law is specifically designed for individuals like you who have a passion for both the scientific aspects of forensic investigations and the legal framework surrounding them. This program offers a comprehensive curriculum that combines the study of forensic science techniques and principles with a deep understanding of the legal system.
Math & Computer Science
The department of math and computer science offers a comprehensive curriculum that immerses you in interdisciplinary courses, spanning mathematics and computer science, to build a strong foundation in both disciplines. Our graduate programs provide specialized study in advanced subjects, empowering you to excel in your chosen field and explore emerging domains within the mathematical and computational sciences.
Whether your goal is academia, industry, or science communication, the department of Physics equips you with the knowledge, skills, and critical thinking to excel in your chosen path, preparing you for a rewarding career in scientific innovation. Faculty provide hands-on research opportunities and personalized mentorship, empowering you to engage with scientific discovery.
Duquesne - Pittsburgh Connection
100%of all students participate in community-engaged learning programs.
90%knowledge retention rate through experiential learning.
100%of our tenure-track faculty are undertaking groundbreaking research projects.
Build relationships with faculty, post-doctoral students and peers, that will connect
you to research, educational and career opportunities.
Our student organizations offer leadership roles, networking opportunities, professional
development, camaraderie and community engagement opportunities.
Experiential learning in science combines theoretical classroom knowledge with hands-on,
real-world applications through activities such as laboratory work, field studies,
internships, and research projects.
A HORIZON-EXPANDING EDUCATION
Undergraduate Research Opportunities
Clubs and Organizations
Experiential Learning in Science
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Build relationships with faculty, post-doctoral students and peers, that will connect you to research, educational and career opportunities.
Our student organizations offer leadership roles, networking opportunities, professional development, camaraderie and community engagement opportunities.
Experiential learning in science combines theoretical classroom knowledge with hands-on, real-world applications through activities such as laboratory work, field studies, internships, and research projects.
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