Applied Science

Program Description

Wentworth’s B.S. in Applied Sciences (BSAS) program is an interdisciplinary and experiential degree that will give you a solid grounding in biology, chemistry, and physics—ideal for those with an interest in the sciences and a curiosity to explore and create. This flexibility allows you to gain competence in related scientific disciplines through coursework and active research projects, increasing your employability post-graduation and throughout your career.

  • Develop advanced technical skills in multiple scientific disciplines
  • Preparation for diverse career paths, including in-demand industries like biotechnology and pharmaceuticals
  • Classes are taught by knowledgeable faculty and industry experts

With core courses in chemistry, physics, biology, and mathematics, students can then focus their studies in one particular area of interest. You also have the flexibility to choose several electives to take your degree in interesting directions, such as computer science, engineering, English, physics, and business or entrepreneurship.

Learn more about Applied Sciences at Wentworth.


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Career Outcomes

The First Destination Survey is administered bi-annually to all bachelor’s and master’s degree students who participated in the December, April, or August commencement exercises. The data below is collected up to six months following graduation by Wentworth Institute of Technology’s Center for Cooperative Education and Career Development. This information is collected in accordance with the national standards established by NACE.

View our comprehensive Class of 2021 report here which includes longitudinal comparisons through 2018.

If you are a member of the Class of 2022 please complete the Career Outcomes survey here.

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First Destination

First Destination is a nationally recognized term that is used to describe the first experiences of college graduates.  At Wentworth, we survey students at cap and gown pick-up and follow up within six months following graduation. Undergraduate students pursue a variety of opportunities post-graduation, including full-time employment, graduate school, and entrepreneurial endeavors.

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