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In the next 10 years, the need for scientists, mathematicians, engineers, and other technology workers in Southern Maryland will increase by 25-30 percent, according to estimates by the local economic development offices.

The College of Southern Maryland (CSM) has been gearing up for these new workforce demands and offers students a variety of beneficial programs in Mathematics, Physics, and Engineering. 

If you know you'll be transferring to a four-year college or university after finishing at CSM, an associate's degree in Engineering allows you maximum flexibility. Students should check with an advisor at the transfer school of their choice to select transferrable courses.

If you want to enter any of these fields in Mathematics, Physics, or Engineering, you'll need mathematical ability, problem-solving and analytical skills, an inquisitive mind, imagination, and initiative. The Electrical Engineering associate of science in engineering degree is specific to students looking to earn at least an associate's degree and then transfer to earn your bachelor's degree. CSM's partnerships with local military facilities and universities make your career path seamless.

The associate of science in engineering (ASE) degree was developed to help ease students’ transfer from two-year engineering programs to four-year engineering programs and to help expand the pipeline into engineering careers. It is a transfer-oriented degree, built around an outcomes-based statewide agreement. Two ASE agreements, based on critical outcomes, have been developed: Computer Engineering and Electrical Engineering. CSM’s partnerships with local military facilities and universities make your career path seamless.

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Points of Distinction
  1. Individualized academic advisement at the College of Southern Maryland

  2. New workforce demands in the STEM fields

  3. Transfer with junior status to complete BS degree in engineering at a four-year college
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