Find out what makes the College of Science, Engineering, and Technology a great fit for your future! Explore each of our program areas and learn more about where a STEM degree from Minnesota State Mankato can take you.

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Agricultural Science

The study of soil management, crop production and animal production


The astronomy program serves the needs of a wide range of students, from those with only a casual interest in the subject to those students planning careers in the field.

Automotive Engineering Technology

The Automotive Engineering Technology degree program prepares graduates for careers in product research, design and development, manufacturing, and technical sales in the original equipment and aftermarket industries.

Bell Engineering

The Bell program works with community college partners across the nation to support completion of an undergraduate degree.


Biochemistry is a discipline encompassing both biology and chemistry focusing on the study of the molecular aspects of living organisms. The tools and concepts of biochemistry are a foundation for careers in many areas of medicine and research.


The Department of Biological Sciences offers programs for students preparing for careers in education, laboratory and field research, biotechnology, environmental sciences, medical laboratory sciences, cytotechnology, food science technology and pre-professional programs.


Biotechnology is the application of recent developments in technology to manipulate the genetic and biochemical characteristics of an organism so that the organism or its metabolites can be economically produced for our benefit.


Students graduating with a BS in chemistry have numerous career options available to them. Our alumni work as chemists in many small companies throughout the region as well as in Fortune 500 companies and municipality/government positions.

Civil Engineering

Civil engineers design and supervise the construction of roads, buildings, airports, tunnels, dams, bridges, water supply, water and wastewater treatment, and many other systems.

Computer Application Development

The Computer Application major enables students to become developers who can deploy appropriate technology to solve problems in businesses and organizations.

Computer Information Technology

Computer Information Technology, as an academic discipline, focuses on meeting the needs of users within an organizational and societal context through the selection, creation, application, integration and administration of computing technologies.

Computer Science

The field of computer science spans a wide range of topics from theoretical and algorithmic foundations to cutting-edge development in computer hardware and software.

Construction Management

The Construction Management program prepares graduates for success in the rapidly changing construction industry.

Environmental Science

Environmental Sciences is an applied science designed to study interactions among biological, chemical and physical components of the environment.

Food Science Technology

Recent outbreaks of food borne disease and concern for safe food products for consumers is driving the market for individuals with a degree in Food Science Technology.


Geology is the study of the Earth, its materials, and its processes. It concerns itself with solving basic scientific problems and utilizing knowledge of the Earth for the benefit of society.

Global Solutions in Engineering and Technology

This minor in the context of engineering experiences and with a focus on cultural learning will create a pathway for students to develop cultural and language skills desired by our regional employers.

Health Informatics

The Bachelor of Science in Health Informatics prepares students to use Information Systems and Health Information Technology (HIT) to design, evaluate, adopt, and apply technology-based innovations in healthcare delivery, management, and research.

Integrated Science and Technology

Integrated Science and Technology (ISAT) graduates are versatile, able to adopt their careers to changing industries. They innovate by providing technological solutions for society and lead within their companies and communities, through hands-on experience and critical thinking skills.

iron range engineering

This program provides upper division engineering coursework. Lower-division coursework is typically completed at a community college. Itasca Community College in Grand Rapids, MN is the primary partner for this program.

Management Information Systems

The Bachelor of Science in Management Information Systems provides students with in-depth knowledge of Information Technology concepts and applications, and prepares them to create innovative solutions for real-world problems.

Manufacturing Engineering Technology

The mission of the Manufacturing Engineering Technology (MET) degree program at Minnesota State Mankato, is to provide a broad-based education to enable graduates to enter a variety of globally competitive manufacturing careers to serve the needs of the citizens of Minnesota, and the world.


The Department of Mathematics believes an undergraduate major should be both an introduction to more advanced study and a survey of the many facets of mathematics. The Department offers three mathematics majors and two minors.

Mathematics Teaching

The primary focus of the BS Mathematics Teaching program is to prepare students to teach mathematics at the middle and secondary levels as well as prepare students for advanced study in mathematics and teaching.

Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering (ME) is essential to a wide range of activities that include the research, design, development, manufacture, management, and control of engineering systems, subsystems, and their components.


Physics is a science concerned with understanding the fundamental laws of nature. It explains physical phenomena in everyday life, such as motion, heat, electricity, magnetism and light.

Science Teaching (K-12)

The State of Minnesota grants science teacher licensure for grades 5-8 general science, 9-12 Chemistry, 9-12 Earth Science, 9-12 Life Science, and 9-12 Physics.


Statistics is the mathematical science of studying and learning from data. Applications of statistics are all around us such as in weather forecasting, surveys, quality control, market demand, causality, and effectiveness of treatments.

Twin Cities Engineering

This program provides upper division engineering coursework. Lower-division coursework is typically completed at a community college.