College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics Departments and Programs

  • The College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics houses the following departments and programs:

  • Biochemistry
    Biochemistry is one of the fastest growing high-tech fields in the United States.
    From biomolecules to biomes, this is the place to study biology. Our department has the academic size and diversity to offer opportunities found at larger research institutions, yet we are able to maintain the personal and intimate learning community found at smaller liberal arts colleges.
    Whether you plan to continue to graduate school or professional or medical school, or plan to enter the workforce in industry, education, or government, the IUP Chemistry Department provides the tools necessary to compete and to shine.
    Computer Science
    The programs in Computer Science at IUP prepare graduates for productive work in highly computer-dependent areas.
    Environmental Engineering
    Our environmental engineering major draws on IUP’s environmental expertise to prepare you for a fast-growing career as an environmental engineer.
    Outstanding undergraduate programs in geology, energy resources, environmental geoscience, and Earth and space science education.
    Students from the Mathematics Department go on to careers in education, business, information technology, industry, and any other field that values the skills of an analytical mind. Join us for the love of mathematics, the universal language that describes the order and pattern of the universe!
    Degrees in engineering, nanotechnology, electro-optics, and science teaching as well as a Professional Science Master’s degree.
    Preprofessional Programs
    IUP Preprofessional programs prepare students for admission to professional schools – chiropractic, dentistry, optometry, physical therapy, pharmacy, and podiatry.
    In the Psychology Department, students gain an understanding of the methods and findings that characterize psychology as the science of behavior and mental processes.