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School of Natural Science and Mathematics

As the demand for skilled professionals in the STEM fields continues to grow, the School of Natural Science and Mathematics at the Mount is where you’ll find some of the most advanced scientific research imaginable—running the gamut from ebola research to neuroscience to biotechnology to cybersecurity and beyond.

Known for its wide array of majors and programs, low student-to-faculty-ratio, and outstanding faculty, the School of Natural Science and Mathematics preps this close-knit community of science, math, and psychology students thoroughly for life beyond the Mount.

School of Natural Science and Mathematics

Coad Science Building
16300 Old Emmitsburg Rd.
Emmitsburg, MD 21727

301-447-6826

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Undergraduate Programs

Graduate Certificates and Degrees

The School of Natural Science and Mathematics offers the following post-baccalaureate certificate and graduate degree programs:

Kraig Sheetz, Ph.D., dean of the School of Natural Science and Mathematics

A message from the Dean.

The faculty and staff in the School of Natural Science and Mathematics are passionate about creating experiences and learning environments that enable students to pursue and achieve excellence. Through disciplinary expertise in biology, biochemistry, chemistry, computer science, cybersecurity, data science, environmental science, heath science, mathematics and psychology—and through opportunities for discovery and innovation across disciplinary boundaries--our graduates are prepared to engage society’s most relevant challenges.

Kraig E. Sheetz, Ph.D. Dean
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Student Opportunities

Like everything else at the Mount, the School of Natural Science and Mathematics offers numerous opportunities—from study groups and helpful lab aides, to lab access and summer research opportunities, we’re here to help you succeed. It definitely pays to keep your eye on our ever-changing list of scholarships, internships, research awards, and other great possibilities.

  • SCHOLARSHIPS

    Keep your eye on our ever-changing list of scholarships, internships, research awards, and other great possibilities.

  • INTERNSHIPS

    Whether it’s on campus in a lab or off campus at a hospital—internships help you hone your skills and build your knowledge in your area of study, applying it to real world applications.

  • OTHER OPPORTUNITIES

    From mentoring and leadership opportunities to getting involved in an organization, there’s not shortage of ways to apply what you know on your path to becoming your best self.

Departments

Within the School of Natural Science and Mathematics, there are three departments designed to give students extra focus in their specific areas of study:

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