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STEM Experiential Learning

Cyber competitions. Cloud computing. Analyzing real-world data. These are just a few examples of the experiential learning opportunities available to online STEM students at Southern New Hampshire University.

Why experiential learning? Because it can offer you invaluable hands-on experience - and a critical edge in the workforce.

Each experiential learning course or activity is facilitated by qualified industry veterans and subject matter experts. Mixing direct practice, guided group discussion and self-reflection with the latest tools and technologies, experiential learning coursework enhances your resume and lets you confidently navigate a competitive job market - even at the entry level.

Take a look at some of our experiential learning opportunities below:

Graduate Experiential Learning (3-credit courses)

  • SQL: Structured Query Language
  • Amazon Web Services (AWS) Cloud Foundations
  • Designing the Internet of Things (IoT)
  • Introduction to Scripting Languages using Python

Undergraduate Experiential Learning (3-credit courses)

  • How to be an Indie Game Developer
  • Grant Writing in Science
  • Research Experiences in Science
  • Citizen Science
  • Animal Behavior
  • Field Experiences

Student Competitions and Conferences (non-credit unless otherwise noted)

  • National Cyber League (Fall and Spring)*
  • Grace Hopper Celebration - world's largest conference for women in technology
  • ACM Richard Tapia Celebration of Diversity in Computing
  • Women in Cybersecurity Conference (WiCyS)

*may qualify for course credits; students should check with their Academic Advisor 

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Students can contact their advisor for more information.