STEM Degrees


SMC can get you started on nearly any career in a STEM field at a fraction of the cost of most schools.

How It Works

Since almost every degree has the same basic requirements, you can complete the first two years of nearly any degree at SMC—at a fraction of the cost you’d pay at a university—and then transfer to almost any school in the country to complete a bachelor’s degree.

SMC also has many two-year degrees designed to teach you the skills you need to begin a career right away. Check out all of our programs below.

General Associate in Science Degree

Don’t see your major listed below? You can still save money by getting started at SMC with the general associate in science degree. Contact us for more information.


Agricultural Technology
Environmental Sciences
Biology/Medical Pre-professional
Science, Engineering and Math Professional


Information Technology-Networking
Information Technology-Software Development
Information Technology-Help Desk Certificate
Information Technology-Systems Administrator Certificate


Engineering Technology
Science, Engineering and Math Professional

Why Start at SMC?

Save money. Tuition at SMC is half the cost of most universities. Scholarships and financial aid make it even more affordable. Learn more about costs.

Support Services. Free tutoring, a full-service library, academic and career counseling—SMC provides everything you need to excel in college.

Personalized Attention. Because of our small size we are able to provide personalized services that can’t be beat. Instructors and staff know you by name and are more than willing to assist you outside the classroom and help you reach your goals.

The Full College Experience. SMC has everything you’d expect from a university, like on-campus housing, vibrant student life and a beautiful, sprawling campus.

Endless Opportunities. You can go anywhere and do anything when you start at SMC.