Is Your MBA Program STEM-Designated?

First off, the basics. STEM is an acronym for Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. Courses under these streams are decided by the Department of Homeland Security under the federal government. The US Department of Labour estimates 2.5 million job openings in STEM-related fields in 2018-19 (Smith, 2017). Organizations are increasingly turning to STEM fields for problem-solving and innovation. Read more

What is STEM Program?

A STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Medicine) is an umbrella term used for various degrees in the US – both graduate and undergraduate. For example, a BS or MS degree would be considered a degree in a STEM field.

Misconceptions to steer clear of: STEM is not as rigidly defined as it might be in India; various Business degrees e.g. an MIS degree, or an MS in Business Analysis, is considered a STEM degree. Read more