Welcome to Swain Family School of Science and Mathematics at The Citadel! Through personalized attention, our mission is to see you meet – and exceed – your education and career goals. Our faculty and staff value student success above all, and are dedicated to preparing the next generation of principled leaders in the core sciences, mathematics, computing, and pre-health fields through outstanding classroom education. Equally important, we offer skill-sharpening, transformative experiences such as research, capstone projects, internships, service learning, and study abroad courses. Mentoring and networking opportunities will connect you with alumni and friends of The Citadel in your career field of interest who can provide advice and open doors. I invite you to consider joining our ranks in the Swain Family School of Science and Mathematics and I look forward to meeting you!
With twelve bachelor’s and four master’s degrees, as well as a variety of degree focus areas (concentrations), we offer a broad range of programs across science and mathematics that provide you the foundation for high-paying and highly desirable careers in STEM, nursing and medicine, business, law, or further graduate study. I invite you to explore your options by visiting the pages for our departments of biology, chemistry, cyber and computer sciences, health & human performance, mathematical sciences,nursing, and physics. Please contact our department heads, who are more than happy to help guide you and answer any questions.
Darin T. Zimmerman, Ph.D. Dean and Traubert Chair Swain Family School of Science and Mathematics