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Science, tech, and engineering

Research, innovate and solve complex problems

Explore a world of possibilities with science, tech, math and engineering programs at IU. Find out how to harness data to transform industries and communities, participate in groundbreaking research using artificial intelligence, or find efficiencies in a product manufacturing project. IU programs put you on the front lines of innovation in well-established and developing industries.

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The Computer Science program at Indiana University Purdue University offers the perfect balance with theoretical and practical knowledge. The Computer Science department provides research projects in the field that are closely aligned with my areas of interest, and the state-of-the-art labs and the excellent faculty provide me with an enriching experience.

Khushboo Mantri Computer science master’s student, IUPUI

809 majors and degrees to choose from

Explore the range of majors and degrees available for IU students interested in science, tech, and engineering.

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  • Biochemistry

    Study this if you want to go on to medical, dental, or another professional school, start a career in scientific research, or work as a teacher, scientist, natural sciences manager or water resource specialist.

    Where you can study

    Bloomington
    IUPUI
    East
    Kokomo
    South Bend
  • Biomedical Engineering

    Study this if you want to go on to medical, dental, or another professional school, become a scientific researcher, or work for a medical device or life science company.

    Where you can study

    IUPUI
  • Computer Science

    Study this if you want to become an information research scientist, computer science teacher, computer programmer, network administrator, computer systems analyst or computer hardware engineer.

    Where you can study

    Bloomington
    IUPUI
    Kokomo
    South Bend
    Southeast
  • Informatics

    Study this if you want to become a web administrator, computer programmer, computer systems analyst, computer user support specialist or computer operator.

    Where you can study

    Bloomington
    IUPUI
    East
    Kokomo
    Northwest
    South Bend
    Southeast
  • Mathematics

    Study this if you want to become a mathematician, statistician, biostatistician, economist, or work in mathematical science occupations.

    Where you can study

    Bloomington
    IUPUI
    East
    Kokomo
    Northwest
    South Bend
    Southeast

Experiential learning opportunities

Get hands-on, real-world experience as you explore your chosen course of study at IU. The opportunities listed below are a sample of what IU students are able to do—check your campus’s school, division, or department for more info.

Students working on an experiment as part of the Cooperative Work Experience course at IU Northwest.

Psychology Cooperative Work Experience Course

Get practical, hands-on experience in community settings including prisons, mental health agencies, and nursing centers with this course from the IU Northwest Department of Psychology.
Learn more about the Cooperative Work Experience Course
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Undergraduate Research Summer Institute

Choose a research area of interest, develop the research, and present your findings to earn up to 12 elective credit hours in IU Kokomo’s Undergraduate Research Summer Institute.
Learn more about the Undergraduate Research Summer Institute
Two students looking at tech for the Shoebox Innovation Center.

Grow and expand your ideas with an on-campus business incubator

Ready to turn your ideas into a product, service, or business? The Shoebox incubator at the IU Bloomington Luddy School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering is open to all students and can help you build, launch, and sustain your own business. The Shoebox Innovation Center provides workspace and hosts classes, workshops, and events with entrepreneurs to help aspiring innovators.
Read more about the Shoebox Innovation Center
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Explore how technology can help people tackle health challenges

Join in on exciting research into human computer interaction, mobile and wearable tech, environmental sensing, intelligent systems, and machine learning to see how technology empowers people to manage their health.
Learn more about the Luddy Proactive Health Informatics program