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Monmouth University’s undergraduate science and technology degree programs offer a variety of distinctive opportunities for students who are interested in thinking big as they develop into tomorrow’s in-demand professionals. Small class sizes, highly qualified faculty, and excellent on-campus resources are essential features of all of the University’s science programs.

Students learn best by way of an active teaching model, and the School of Science offers an intellectually stimulating environment in a physical facility that encourages lively communication between students and faculty, making for an inviting and a productive way to learn. We are proud of our commitment to provide modern facilities for up-to-date science education. Major construction for new teaching and laboratory spaces on campus is underway. Since 2013, the University has been upgrading facilities to better support student-faculty collaborative research projects.

While at Monmouth School of Science, students take leading roles in hands-on laboratory research and in professional, active-learning field experiences, making them excellent candidates for potential employers, graduate school, or medical school. Students in the Marjorie K. Unterberg School of Nursing and Health Studies may focus on promoting health and preventing disease in diverse medical, community, and private and corporate settings.

Additionally, Monmouth is one of the country’s best institutions for undergraduate education, according to The Princeton Review, which has selected the University as a “Best College.”




School of Science Degree Programs
• Biology*
• Biology with a Concentration in Molecular Cell Physiology
• Chemistry*
• Chemistry with a Concentration in Advanced Chemistry
• Chemistry with a Concentration in Biochemistry
• Chemistry with a Concentration in Chemical Physics
• Clinical Laboratory Science with a Concentration in Medical Laboratory Science
• Computer Science with Concentrations in Applied Computing and Advanced Computing (B.S. and M.S. programs; both degrees can be completed as part of the Five-Year Baccalaureate/Master’s program.)
• Marine and Environmental Biology and Policy
• Mathematics*
• Mathematics with a Concentration in Statistics
• Medical Laboratory Science
• Software Engineering (B.S. and M.S. programs; both degrees can be completed as part of the Five-Year
Baccalaureate/Master’s program.)

The Pre-professional Health Advisory Committee assists students interested in pursuing pre-medical, pre-health, pre-dental, or pre-veterinary careers.

Marjorie K. Unterberg School of Nursing and Health Studies Degree Programs
• Health and Physical Education*
• Health Studies
• Nursing (B.S.N.) (freshman applicants only)
• R.N. to M.S.N. (transfer students only—applicants must have R.N. license)

* Teaching option available

Type of University: Nondenominational, private, nonprofit liberal arts university

Size of Campus: 159 acres

Number of Students: Approximately 4,600 undergraduate and 1,700 graduate students

Number of Faculty: 288 full-time teaching faculty, including 111 graduate faculty members

Colleges, Programs, and Degrees: 32 undergraduate programs and 24 graduate programs under six schools: Leon Hess Business School, School of Education, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, School of Nursing and Health Studies, School of Science, and School of Social Work

Geographic Diversity: 32 states and 34 countries represented