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School of Science

School of Science

The School of Science strives to provide a current foundation in the elements of scientific method, theory, applicability and laboratory practice that will encourage the student to acquire an in-depth appreciation of the scientific endeavor.

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Departments Special Programs and Focuses
  • Biology
  • Health Professions
  • Chemistry and Biochemistry
  • Green Chemistry, Chemistry Education
  • Computer Science
  • Information Systems, Artificial Intelligence
  • Environmental Studies and Sciences
  • GIS
  • Mathematics
  • Math Education
  • Nursing
  • RN to BS Completion, Dual Degree Nursing
  • Physics and Astronomy
  • Engineering, 3/2, 4/1
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    Welcome to Our School

    Our focus is providing the best possible undergraduate experience in the sciences. Committed to teaching in the classroom and beyond, the Siena family of students, faculty, alumni, and staff share a passion for this College that is unparalleled. Student enrollment is thriving. Faculty and students are working together on innovative research in numerous areas including artificial intelligence, astronomy, physics, robotics, and science education—much of which is funded by the National Science Foundation and NASA. Check out these other opportunities available to school of science majors and browse our website to discover what Siena has to offer!

    The School of Science gratefully acknowledges support from the following agencies:


    School of Science News

    • Siena Commencement 2018

      Siena College held its 78th Commencement ceremony at Albany's Times Union Center on Sunday, May 13. Read More

    • A Semester at CERN

      Working at CERN is an amazing experience for any physics undergraduate. Madeline “Maddy” Hagen ’19, is already returning to the world’s largest particle physics lab for the second time in her fledgling career. Read More

    • Siena, Clarkson Health Studies Program Agreement

      Siena College and Clarkson University have finalized an agreement that will allow Siena’s health studies graduates to be automatically admitted to Clarkson’s healthcare management MBA program. Read More


    John Cummings

    John P. Cummings

    Dean, School of Science and Associate Professor of Physics

    Roger Bacon

    (518) 782‑6932

    I grew up in Dartmouth, Massachusetts, where I attended public school. My undergraduate studies were in Physics at Johns Hopkins University; from there I went to University of Massachusetts for my Masters and Rice University for my PhD.…read more

    The Siena Difference

    #156 Nearly 30 students and half a dozen faculty and staff worked on building Firefly, a satellite, which launched into space last fall from NASA’s flight facility.