STEM-Designated Degrees & Programs at Suffolk

STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) are important skills relevant to the economic and professional growth and overall competitiveness in global and domestic markets.

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Suffolk offers many degrees and certificates that meet U.S. Department of Homeland Security criteria for a STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) education programs. Students on F-1 visas who choose who complete designated programs and receive a job offer with qualified employers in their field of study can petition to extend their stay in the States for up to 36 months of on-the-job training (formally known as optional practical training, or OPT). In comparison, graduates without a STEM-designated degree are only eligible for an extension of 12 months. Learn more.

STEM-Designated Undergraduate Degrees

STEM-Designated Graduate Degrees