Science, Technology, Engineering & Math
STEM Education at Wake Tech
STEM education is vital! At Wake Tech, STEM education extends through the University Transfer, Health Sciences, Applied Engineering and Technologies, and Information Technology programs. These programs provide comprehensive instruction that integrates the STEM subjects throughout the curriculum and offer students a variety of avenues for learning to think critically and creatively.
STEM education prepares students to address the increasingly challenging issues of a global community. In learning how to apply scientific principles, analyze and interpret data, and interpret findings, students acquire the tools to solve the most complex problems. They may choose to study engineering or computer sciences and learn to use mathematics to model social and scientific phenomena. Students build confidence in their abilities and are encouraged to apply what they learn and take bold, innovative steps. STEM studies set the stage for lifelong learning.
STEM education also helps students build a foundation for exciting, rewarding careers in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics and assume leadership roles in their chosen professions and communities. STEM education at Wake Tech provides all students with the real-world knowledge and practical experience needed to become informed citizens and good stewards of community resources.