STEM majors at Elms have full access to the resources of the Lyons Center, a $12 million facility with dedicated spaces for research in computer science, information security, biology, chemistry, and mathematics. Research opportunities begin your first year on campus, and our award-winning professors happily collaborate with students on the next big breakthrough.

New Biotechnology Major now available

Biotech majors will gain experience using emerging technologies on campus, conducting experiments in our cell culture lab, publishing their findings, and developing the skills to make an immediate contribution to the field upon graduation.

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Postbaccalaureate Programs

Students from around the country (and world) come to Elms to complete postbaccalaureate certificates in pre-medical and pre-physician assistant studies. For students who successfully complete the program requirements, we have a 94% matriculation rate to medical school, PA school, and graduate health sciences programs.

Master of Biomedical Sciences

A rigorous 12 month program, the master of science in biomedical sciences (BMS) program prepares students for advanced careers in science industries, especially those focused on research.

Professionally Prepared

Our natural sciences programs – biology, chemistry, and math – examine the foundations of the natural world, and prepare you for the rigors of the professional world or graduate school.

Gain a Competitive Edge

You learn in a hands-on environment in state-of-the-art labs and computer classrooms. Independent and faculty-led research assistant opportunities begin as early as your freshman year. Our programs give you the chance to master your chosen discipline and also lay a foundation of expertise in related fields.