Associate of Science in STEM

Science, Engineering and Mathematics

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Program Duration

2 years (Four Semesters)

Program Type

Associate of Science

Program Cost

$84 per credit hour

* based on in-county tuition rates

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Why Choose This Program

Graduates of STEM programs can get high-paying jobs.


About The Program

STEM students can be the leaders of tomorrow.  This 62-credit degree prepares students to enter the workforce in the area of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) or transfer to a four-year institution. Programs and lab work allow students to gain skills and learn to think critically to solve problems and discover new frontiers. A STEM degree can launch students into a plethora of innovative career fields.

Paying for College

Northark is affordable! We offer nearly $500,000 annually through institutional and foundation scholarships in addition to federal and state aid. See our scholarships and other financial aid programs.

Degree and Certificate Options

2-year STEM Associate of Science Academic Plan

Transfer or Stackable Options

Northark has an agreement with the University of Arkansas to offer students a seamless option for transfer into the Bachelors program in Biological Engineering (B.S.B.E.) or Biomedical Engineering (B.S.Bm.E).

Faculty Contact

Valerie Martin
Department Chair of Math, Science and Agriculture
(870) 391-3327

Learning Outcomes

  • Complete coursework in at least one SEM discipline that will prepare them for advanced study in that discipline at a transfer institution. 
  • Demonstrate problem-solving skills within a scientific or mathematical context. 
  • Demonstrate the ability to design & conduct experiments. 
  • Demonstrate the ability to collect & interpret data.