Prepare for a Career in STEM
Careers in science, technology, engineering and math — also known as STEM fields — are among the most popular in the country, and some of the hottest majors at Saint Louis University.
Graduate Ready for Your Career in STEM
As a STEM major at SLU, you'll have plenty of opportunities to practice the skills you learn, starting your freshman year. Whether that means using Python, C/C++, Java and Eclipse on our department systems or using virtual reality to control drones used in research, your professors will not only embrace technology — they're helping invent it.
Past STEM students at SLU have worked alongside faculty researchers on single X-ray photo detectors, designed a chemical vapor deposition system for synthesis of nanoscale carbon materials and built and designed small satellites launched by NASA.
Many of SLU's STEM majors offer accelerated degree options that allow you to pursue a minor, major and even a master's degree from day one.
Most engineers can't just sit in a classroom all day. We want to actually see how stuff works. SLU really caters to the hands-on experience environment."— Laura Bultus, Mechanical Engineering Major
Where Do SLU's STEM Alumni Work?
Internship opportunities with airlines, technology companies and labs in St. Louis abound, leading to jobs for SLU's alumni in STEM fields after — or even before — graduation. Plus, t he 200-acre Cortex Innovation Community, a center for business, innovation and technology, neighbors campus giving you nearby internship opportunities.
According to data from Equifax Consumer reporting agency company, top employers for SLU graduates of Saint Louis University's STEM programs include:
- United States Air Force
- Ameren Corporation
- Capital One Financial
- Deloitte LLP
- Express Scripts
- Pfizer Inc.
- Lockheed Martin
- United Continental Holdings
- Centene Corporation
- Anheuser-Busch InBev
SLU majors and minors in STEM fields
growth in math-related fields by 2030*
minutes from SLU to Cortex, St. Louis' technology and innovation center
average salary for alumni from SLU's STEM bachelor's programs five years after graduation^