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School of Scince and Technology
Mission and Objetives
Admission Requirements
Departments Programs
School Laboratories
Science Support Center
The Summer Bridge Program
Rise @ UMET Program
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School of Science and Technology
Karen González
Karen González Parrilla


The School of Science and Technology is staffed by a Dean, one Associate Dean, Laboratory Technicians, Counselors and Office Personnel.

The academic programs' main goal is to prepare students in the scientific and technical content combined with a service component in General Education within a humanistic framework. Faculty is available to personally assist students in and out of the classroom. The School offers academic counseling, support for student organizations, conferences, and mentorships.

A strong undergraduate scientific research program encourages students to participate in the development of research projects and to publish their results through scientific conference presentations and peer-reviewed publications. These activities enrich and expand students' experiences during their undergraduate studies and provide opportunities to further their studies in graduate schools.

The School of Sciences and Technology is committed to educate the student in both the scientific and humanistic aspects of the Sciences. The School offers basic and specialized technical courses using modern, well-equipped laboratories supervised by qualified professors and technical personnel.

The School awards Bachelor of Sciences degrees with specializations in Computer Sciences, Biology, Cell and Molecular Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Sciences, and Bio mathematics. Associate degrees in Computer Sciences and in Natural Sciences are also offered. Basic course requirements for medical, dental and pharmacy schools are provided.

Students are offered support through a network of counselors and academic advisors. Peer tutors and faculty mentors help students into a successful career. The Science Student Support Center (CDEC for its Spanish acronym) houses a complete array of services and support assistance to our students to address their needs and enhance their academic achievement through academic counseling, advising and peer-tutoring. Our goal is to create a stimulating and supportive environment where teaching and learning become central to all student and faculty activity. We also provide an effective pathway from high school to undergraduate through our pre college programs and assistance in the undergraduate to graduate transition.

The School also offers qualified students with special interest in research, opportunities for semester and/or summer internships at various national as wells as international universities. Opportunity for research experiences at National Laboratories and Agencies such as Sandia, Los Alamos and NASA are also available. Participating students could receive academic credit for their work. There are also opportunities on campus for undergraduate research in collaboration with faculty members.


Karen González Parrilla
School of Science and Technology

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