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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 Offers New Data Science Program

      Siena has received state approval for a data science major and minor. Current Siena students can enroll in the program now; potential students can enroll for the fall of 2018. Read More

    • The BBC Comes to Siena

      A Siena professor’s research on the movement and jumping behaviors of squirrels recently attracted the British Broadcasting Corporation - yes, that BBC - to campus for an interview.
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    • CURCA Summer Research 2017

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    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

    #75 You’ll get to know your professors. Siena’s faculty to student ratio is 12:1.