Mathematics, Science & Engineering
Math and Science Education in Demand
People with high aptitudes for math and science might be considered brainiacs in high school. In the workforce, however, you are the scientists, technicians, and engineers who will solve medical, energy, and global challenges. Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) careers have been growing by more than 10%. 93 of 100 STEM occupations have wages above the national average. In 2015, physicists were among the highest paid STEM occupations at $118,500.
Source: U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis
Ridgewater College’s Role
STEM occupations are in such demand that Ridgewater College has become a partner in a $5 million STEM scholarship program. Qualifying academically high-achieving students could receive $7,500 per year at Ridgewater for two years! You can complete or start several careers in science, math, or engineering at Ridgewater. You owe it to yourself to at least explore the possibilities!