As a child, you were more excited for science fair than recess. Now as an adult, when you watch The Big Bang Theory, you actually know what they’re talking about. Science is your thing, and you’re hoping that passion can take your career to the next level.
The number of science related jobs is increasing faster than the national average,* but so is the attention. Interests in the sciences has seen a 19% increase from female students and an 11% increase from male students*. Careers in the science field also have the largest salary range of any field, spanning from $33,000-$104,000*, leaving much to consider when choosing your path.
You’ve got the smarts and the know-how, and you’re on the right path. How it works, what it’s made of, and how can I fix it are common thoughts that run through your mind. Turn those thoughts into money with a career in science.*Bureau of Labor Statistics
Johns Hopkins University offers 79 Mathematics and Science degree programs. It's a very large, private not-for-profit, four-year university in a large city. In 2019, 1,829 Mathematics and Science students graduated with students earning 902 Master's degrees, 535 Bachelor's degrees, 257 Doctoral degrees, and 135 Certificates.
If the best part of science has always been dissecting an animal, testing the reaction between chemicals, or creating a visual Doppler, this honors university is the place where your inquisitive mind can continue to explore. UMBC’s College of Natural and Mathematical Sciences offers majors in biological sciences, chemistry and biochemistry, marine biotechnology, mathematics and statistics, naval science, and physics and together the departments administer nearly half the university’s Ph.D. programs. Conduct undergraduate research beginning your freshman year at the college’s Center for Space Science and Technology, Institute of Fluorescence, or Molecular Characterization and Analysis Complex or spend the summer at one of more than 200 sites such as Princeton University, the National Cancer Institute, or University of Zurich. Immerse yourself in a 24/7 science lifestyle in the STEM Living Learning Community, where you and your fellow majors can share perspectives and become involved in thematic activities on and off-campus. As you contemplate your post-grad life, consider continuing your education among UMBC’s 15 graduate programs in the field.
Towson University offers 14 Mathematics and Science degree programs. It's a very large, public, four-year university in a small city. In 2019, 522 Mathematics and Science students graduated with students earning 430 Bachelor's degrees, 63 Master's degrees, and 29 Certificates.
Community College of Baltimore County offers 8 Mathematics and Science degree programs. It's a large, public, two-year college in a large suburb. In 2019, 89 Mathematics and Science students graduated with students earning 71 Associate's degrees, and 18 Certificates.
|School||Average Tuition||Student Teacher Ratio||Enrolled Students|
|Johns Hopkins University Baltimore, MD||18 : 1||27,079|
|University of Maryland-Baltimore County Baltimore, MD||24 : 1||13,602|
|Towson University Towson, MD||24 : 1||22,709|
|University of Maryland, Baltimore Baltimore, MD||15 : 1||6,827|
|United States Naval Academy Annapolis, MD||14 : 1||4,538|
|Morgan State University Baltimore, MD||17 : 1||7,763|
|Community College of Baltimore County Baltimore, MD||43 : 1||17,732|
|McDaniel College Westminster, MD||22 : 1||2,851|
|Stevenson University Stevenson, MD||28 : 1||3,579|
|Goucher College Baltimore, MD||19 : 1||2,168|
|Loyola University Maryland Baltimore, MD||16 : 1||5,473|
|Coppin State University Baltimore, MD||22 : 1||2,724|
|Baltimore City Community College Baltimore, MD||46 : 1||4,909|
|Howard Community College Columbia, MD||45 : 1||9,110|
|Notre Dame of Maryland University Baltimore, MD||21 : 1||2,277|
|Harford Community College Bel Air, MD||55 : 1||5,705|
|Anne Arundel Community College Arnold, MD||48 : 1||12,655|
|University of Baltimore Baltimore, MD||24 : 1||4,476|
|Carroll Community College Westminster, MD||40 : 1||3,126|
|Chesapeake College Wye Mills, MD||40 : 1||2,184|