STEM programs open doors. Navigate your path at ASU.

July 08, 2020 · 3 min read · By ASU Online
Take your next step in science, technology, engineering or math (STEM) with one of the 85-plus STEM-related programs online at Arizona State University. ASU is an innovative university — ranked #1 in innovation for five consecutive years — and we’re innovative in our approach to teaching STEM courses online.

ASU Online students work side by side with distinguished faculty on advanced research projects focused on the challenges of today’s society. Through accredited lab components, such as at-home chemistry lab kits and online molecular biology labs utilizing virtual reality, you can prepare for a variety of STEM-related roles. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts careers in STEM will grow by 8.8% from 2018 to 2028, creating millions of new jobs. With STEM skills in demand, it’s the perfect time to continue your educational journey at ASU. Explore a few of our innovative STEM programs designed with online learners in mind.

Physics, BA

In one of the few physics bachelor’s degree programs online in the nation, you’ll gain a solid grounding in the basics of physics with introductory courses in mechanics, electromagnetism, thermodynamics, wave optics and modern physics. Through programs designed specifically for online learners, you’ll have the opportunity to emulate experimental conditions on your computer screen in an advanced lab course with the same alignment protocols and experimental parameters as the on-campus course.

Technological leadership, BS

Explore the first-of-its-kind technological leadership bachelor’s degree online. Through inquiry-based learning and immersive internship experiences, you’ll gain essential skills in critical thinking, collaborative problem-solving and leadership. This revolutionary approach to education is designed to empower graduates as lifelong learners, able to nimbly adapt to the changing needs of the rapidly evolving Information Age.

Sustainability leadership, EMSL

The demand for sustainability initiatives in the workplace is growing fast. Meet that demand by earning your Executive Master of Sustainability Leadership online and work on practical case studies from your workplace to overcome sustainability challenges. You’ll acquire the leadership skills needed to drive sustainability strategy and transformative results for your company, community and career in this accelerated program tailored to seasoned professionals with more than five years of experience.

Biological sciences – biomedical sciences, BS

The biological sciences major with a concentration in biomedical sciences will prepare you for careers in medicine and biomedical research. Gain in-depth knowledge of human biology, including genetics, anatomy, physiology and behavior, while completing the coursework necessary for applying to medical school. Through courses designed for online learners, you’ll utilize virtual reality technology to participate in the same labs as on-campus students.

Health Sciences – Healthy Lifestyles and Fitness Science, BS

Prepare to become a leader in the expanding fields of health, personal wellness and health promotion with a bachelor’s degree focused on healthy lifestyles and fitness science. Through this multifaceted program, you’ll gain translatable skills in the health care industry and graduate equipped to facilitate behavioral change, improve health, reduce chronic disease risk and enhance an individual’s path to improved well-being.

ASU is a leading American center for interdisciplinary research, discovery and development, which enables us to offer degree programs that empower students like you to push innovation beyond conventional boundaries. Learn more about our 85-plus STEM programs to find the next step that’s right for you.


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