Science, Technology, Engineering, & Mathematics (STEM) Academy


As a Queensborough student you will focus your education in one of our five nationally recognized Queensborough Academies.

Studying in the Science, Technology, Engineering & Math (STEM) Academy you will learn from professors who are passionate about their subjects – and your future. The Science, Technology, Engineering & Math (STEM) Academy provides undergraduate resources, industry-level technology and state-of-the-art lab equipment for a modern and efficient approach to preparing professional technicians and engineers. Science, Technology, Engineering & Math are four words that spell high demand in the workplace!

Faculty-led opportunities include service-learning and undergraduate research experiences as well as the potential for internships and participation in academic conferences resulting in a more focused, impactful education.

From the moment you step onto our campus, you are paired with a personal Queensborough Academy Adviser dedicated to helping you reach your academic and career goals. Your Academy Adviser will guide you through course selection, help you understand degree requirements, assist with career planning and support you through your entire time at Queensborough.

Within your Queensborough Visual and Performing Arts (VAPA) Academy, you will have the opportunity to connect in-class learning with real-world experiences while receiving the highest quality education in the arts.

Within your Queensborough Science, Technology, Engineering & Math (STEM) Academy, you will have the opportunity to connect in-class learning with real-world experiences while receiving the highest quality education for your chosen STEM career.

Associate in Science (A.S.)


Biotechnology Dual Joint with York

Chemistry Dual Joint with York

Computer Science

Computer Science and Information Security

Engineering Science

Environmental Science

Forensic Science Dual Joint with John Jay

Liberal Arts and Sciences (Mathematics and Science)




Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.)

Architectural Technology

Computer Engineering Technology


Electronic Engineering Technology

Internet and Information Technology

Mechanical Engineering Technology

Telecommunications Technology

Certificate Program

Internet and Information Technology

Potential Careers / Transfer Paths

What careers can I pursue after Queensborough?

With a degree/certificate from Queensborough Community College, you can achieve extraordinary success in a wide variety of careers. Visit Career Coach to get started exploring potential options. Also, visit the Office of Career Services page for valuable resources to aid you in career planning.

Where can I transfer after Queensborough?

Queensborough Community College has transfer agreements with several colleges and universities for you to continue to acquire the skills necessary to succeed in your chosen field. Visit our Transfer Agreements page to learn more.


Contact Us


Library Building, Room 430
Telephone: 718-631-6329

Academic Advisement:

Mr. Scott Beltzer,
Academy Lead Adviser

Faculty Coordinators:

Dr. Moni Chauhan,
Professor, Chemistry
Office Location: S-443, Extension: 5573

Mr. Danny Mangra,
Associate Professor
Engineering Technology
Office Location: T-9, Extension: 5714

Campus Cultural Centers

Kupferberg Holocaust Center exterior lit up at nightOpens in a new window
Kupferberg Holocaust Center Opens in a new window

The KHC uses the lessons of the Holocaust to educate current and future generations about the ramifications of unbridled prejudice, racism and stereotyping.

Russian Ballet performing at the Queensborough Performing Arts CenterOpens in a new window
QPAC: Performing Arts CenterOpens in a new window

QPAC is an invaluable entertainment company in this region with a growing national reputation. The arts at QPAC continues to play a vital role in transforming lives and building stronger communities.

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QCC Art Gallery

The QCC Art Gallery of the City University of New York is a vital educational and cultural resource for Queensborough Community College, the Borough of Queens and the surrounding communities.