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Majors that work.

Exciting things are going on in the School of Natural Sciences, Mathematics, and Engineering (NSME) at CSU Bakersfield. With millions of dollars in federal grants and scholarships, state-of-the-art facilities, outstanding faculty, and brand-new degree programs, NSME truly is on the cutting edge of science and technology education to empower the Kern County economy.

Get the NSME Experience.

At CSUB NSME, students get the best of all worlds. They acquire the critical thinking skills they need to succeed in school—and the practical experiences that prepare them for exciting careers in today’s market.

Experienced Professors.

At CSU Bakersfield, you won’t be just another face in the crowd. You will work closely with highly qualified and experienced Ph.D. professors in modern class and laboratory settings. NSME faculty members are respected academic experts, published researchers, and community engaged leaders – as well as dedicated educators who genuinely care about their students’ success. 

Practical Research.

In NSME, all students (even undergraduates) have the opportunity to participate in research projects, work with faculty in state-of-the-art laboratory facilities, and utilize cutting-edge equipment. At most other schools, those kinds of opportunities are only available to elite scholars or graduate students.  

Excellent Value.

In today’s economy, CSU Bakersfield is an incredible value. You get all the benefits of a private university at a public school cost. Local students can get an outstanding education within their own community—and be ready to succeed anywhere in the world. 

Exciting Careers.

NSME prepares students for challenging and rewarding careers in a wide range of fields. Our graduates have a very high rate of employment, with many going straight into prestigious professions where they utilize their CSUB education every day.

School of Natural Sciences, Mathematics, and Engineering (NSME)

California State University, Bakersfield
9001 Stockdale Highway
Mail Stop: 13 SCI
Bakersfield, CA  93311-1022
Phone: (661) 654-3450
Fax: (661) 654-6959

NSME Student Center

Phone: (661) 654-6322

NSME was recognized by Excelencia in Education as the 2012 National Example of Excelencia at the Baccalaureate level.