Our STEM programs prepare graduates for success in the growing fields of science, technology, engineering and math. Small class sizes enable our students to work alongside professors and peers, conducting research, making discoveries – and making a difference.

Biology student looking in microscope


Students in biology get hands-on experience conducting research in state-of-the-art labs and in our outdoor learning environments. If you are interested in cellular processes, organisms in their ecosystems, health and disease, or any other aspect of the biological world a degree in biology is for you. MORE INFO

Biology student looking in microscope


If you are interested in biochemistry, cell and molecular biology, or related life science fields, this program is for you. Students in the BMB program engage in a hands-on, laboratory rich program with research and internship opportunities. MORE INFO

Chemistry students working together


Our unique applied curriculum prepares you to enter the chemical workforce or attend graduate school.  Students can tailor their degree to specialized focus areas such as healthcare or education.  Students in the chemistry program engage in a hands-on, laboratory intensive program with research and internship opportunities. MORE INFO

Students in a computer lab


From team collaboration to internships, a computer science degree will prepare you for the fast-paced, exciting world of technology.  Learn software development, network security, database design, computer graphics and take the opportunity tailor a program to fit your needs.  MORE INFO

Engineering technology students working on a computer application


The Bachelor of Science program in Cybersecurity trains students in the protection of critical systems, networks, and programs from digital attacks. Our hands-on program will prepare you for the rapidly evolving technology landscape.  MORE INFO

An instructor and two students work on a piece of equipment


Our engineering technology programs prepare students for in demand careers in construction and manufacturing.  Students train in a hands-on active learning environment both in the classroom as well as internships. MORE INFO

Spark your curiosity

Missouri Western offers a wide range of STEM events, designed to spark curiosity and ignite a passion for discovery.

Bushman Planetarium

Visit www.missouriwestern.edu/planetarium for a current list of show times and special events.
Summer Research Showcase: September 8, 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Fall Multidisciplinary Research Day: December 1, 12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Super Science Saturday: January 27, 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Spring Multidisciplinary Research Day: April 19, 12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.