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Degree programs offered online and on campus in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math

Southern New Hampshire University has long been committed to building degree programs to meet current workforce needs. Engineering, for example, continues to be in high demand in both New Hampshire and throughout the United States. There are typically more than 1,000 engineering positions open at any given time in New Hampshire alone. The Computer Science program prepares students for careers as software developers, a position projected by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics to grow 24% from 2016 to 2026, much faster than average for all occupations.

SNHU offers educational pathways in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) to help our students get the skills they need to become successful.

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Online STEM Programs

Courses and hands-on labs are available online so coursework can be completed when it’s convenient for you. You’ll experience applied learning vs. theoretical, led by highly skilled faculty who bring real-world expertise into the online classroom.

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On Campus STEM Programs

The School of Engineering, Technology, and Aeronautics (SETA) offers affordable and accessible engineering degree programs in a state-of-the-art STEM facility in New Hampshire.

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Women in STEM

Women are underrepresented in STEM but SNHU’s population of female students has grown to over 30%! Learn how women are supported at SNHU to find success in high-growth, high-paying STEM careers.

Student Resources

Students at SNHU enjoy access to an exciting array of resources that help take learning outside the classroom and beyond the computer. The SNHU campus features state-of-the-art learning facilities, while cyberlabs and other web-based resources offer online students unique learning opportunities. Both online students and on campus students also enjoy the benefits of the many partnerships that SNHU has forged with organizations both local and national, through networking opportunities, internships and more.


Experienced and knowledgeable educators are critical to the success of any academic institution. At SNHU, our online and campus instructors, including the School of Engineering, Technology and Aeronautics faculty, are highly credentialed and current in their industries. SNHU educators boast dozens of different degrees in a wide range of STEM fields and come with experience that includes nursing, video game design and even working on a Mars rover.

Cyber Security Center of Excellence

Through our Cyber Security Center of Excellence, SNHU proudly supports cyber security students across the globe. To learn more about our contributions to the field, and connect with our academic leaders, visit our Cyber Security Center of Excellence page.

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Experiential Learning

Cyber competitions. Software development. 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.


STEM students have the opportunity to participate in many STEM-based extracurricular activities, including:

  • National Cyber League competition (Spring and Fall seasons)
  • PAX East video game expo (April)
  • National Center for Women and IT / NCWIT Conference (May)
  • Hour of Code / National Computer Science Week (Dec.)