Science, Technologies, Engineering,
& Mathematics (STEM) Academy


The STEM Academy provides the highest quality of science education, scholarly research, and technical expertise to the people and industries of the United States.

What degrees/programs are offered?

Associate in Science (A.S.)

Biotechnology

This program will equip students with the knowledge and skills required to succeed as technicians in the modern biotechnology environment and provide QCC graduates with seamless transfer to the BS program at York College. Course study is complemented by hands-on internships and field experiences with local partners such as the FDA, Stony Brook University, and Albert Einstein Medical College.

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Engineering Science

Everywhere you look, you see engineering at work – bridges, buildings, space ships, cell phones, and more. This math and science-based program gives you the foundation you need for transfer with advanced standing to a bachelor’s degree program in Engineering.

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Forensic Science

Recent advances in chemistry, biology and computer science have created new opportunities in fields such as forensic science and criminalistics. This program provides a science-based foundation for students to transfer to John Jay College of Criminal Justice (minimum GPA of 2.5 required) and receive their Bachelor of Science degree.

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Mathematics and Sciences

The AS degree prepares you to transfer with advanced standing to baccalaureate in science programs (BS), leading to careers in science, mathematics, education, computer science, and the health sciences.

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Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S)

Computerized Architectural and Industrial Design

Do you have strong analytical, practical and visual skills? Prepare for drafting and design careers, -- engineering drafters, associate designers, detailers, technical illustrators, architectural drafters and CAD operators.

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Computer Engineering Technology

Fascinated by computers and their critical role in our lives? Become a computer programmer or technician, a technical sales representative, or a LAN technician. Gain the education, the technical skills, and the “hands-on experience” through internships and cooperative education projects and be ready for the job market and/or move toward a Bachelor of Engineering Technology.

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Electronic Engineering Technology

Graduates are competent technicians prepared with problem-solving skills, a strong technical foundation, and the mathematics and science education needed to enter the field of electrical technology. Graduates may also transfer into the junior year of a bachelor’s program in engineering technology.

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Internet Technology

Go where the future is with this program that combines learning of technology, art, music, and writing. Gain valuable skills in communications, programming, artistic layout and design, and animation. A cooperative education component puts you in the work place for college credit.

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Mechanical Engineering Technology

Do you see yourself at work in the space program, missile development, air and water pollution control, robotics or high speed railway equipment development? Learn in classrooms and labs that contain the same equipment as those found in industry. Graduates face strong employment opportunities as well as the possibility of transfer into a mechanical engineering degree program.

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Telecommunications Technology

Find a career in communications through the study of electronics, computers, and networks. Gain the education so you are ready to solved problems involving complete voice, video and data networks. Some students go on to study for a Bachelor’s in Engineering Technology.

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The above programs - Electrical Engineering Technology, Computer Engineering Technology, and Mechanical Engineering Technology — are accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET (ETAC of ABET):

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Baltimore, MD, 21201
410.347.7700

Certificate Program

New Media Technology

The certificate program in New Media Technology provides students with a broad understanding of Internet-based technologies for the design, development, maintenance, and support of such digital media as hyperlinked texts, static and moving imagery, audio, video, and multiple interfaces of these media. For those seeking immediate employment in a burgeoning field or for professionals currently in the field who wish to enhance job skills, the certificate program offers training and education for students with varied interests, backgrounds, and preparation. Using an integrated, interdisciplinary approach, the program combines instruction in technology, art, and writing, providing valuable skills in communication, programming, database and e-commerce, artistic layout and design, and animation.

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What careers can I pursue after Queensborough?

With a degree/certificate from Queensborough Community College, you can achieve extraordinary success in a wide variety of careers. Visit CareerTraQ to get started exploring potential options. Also, visit the Office of Career Services page for valuable resources to aid you in career planning.

Where can I transfer after Queensborough?

Queensborough Community College has transfer agreements with several colleges and universities for you to continue to acquire the skills necessary to succeed in your chosen field. Visit our Transfer Agreements page to learn more.

 

Library Building, Room LB-23
Telephone: 718-281-5340
STEMAcademy@qcc.cuny.edu

Academy Office Hours:
Monday: 9am-6pm
Tuesday: 9am-7pm
Wednesday: 9am-7pm
Thursday: 9am-6pm
Friday: 9am-5pm

Academy Advisers:

Scott Beltzer
Ryan Brannan
Dr. Joan Greenhut

Faculty Coordinators:

Dr. Moni Chauhan, Associate Professor, Chemistry
Office Location: S-443, Extension: 5573

Mr. Robert Kueper, Associate Professor, Engineering Technology
Office Location: T-8, Extension: 5246

Schedule of Events: