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San Diego State University College of Sciences

The San Diego State University College of Sciences is the San Diego region's largest center for science education and research. Comprising eight departments and various specialties, the College offers bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees, as well as curricula for pre-professional students in medicine, veterinary medicine and dentistry. The College strives to produce scientifically educated graduates who possess both a fundamental understanding of their fields and the essential professional skills needed by local and regional industries. The College provides scientific literacy for all San Diego State University graduates as well as participating in the training of future mathematics and science teachers.

The College does not have any programs which are ABET accredited [1]. They lost their Industrial Hygiene accreditation in 2009 and Computer Science accreditation in 2011 [2].


  • college homepage


SDSU Geology, Mathematics & Computer Sciences building


The College of Sciences includes several academic departments:

  • Astronomy
  • Biology
  • Chemical Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Geological Sciences
  • Mathematics
  • Microbiology
  • Physical Science
  • Physics
  • Psychology
  • Statistics
  • Pre-Professional Studies #medicine, veterinary medicine, and dentistry#

Special Programs

  • Biomedical Quality Systems
  • Computational Science
    • Computational Science Research Center (CSRC)
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Homeland Security
  • International Security & Conflict Resolution
    • Institute for International Security and Conflict Resolution #ISCOR#
  • Mathematics & Science Education
  • Regulatory Affairs
    • Master of Science (M.S.) in Regulatory Affairs
      • Provides a comprehensive background in Regulatory Science with the additional training and experience required of regulatory affairs professionals to address federal and state regulatory statutes and laws with emphasis on the Food and Drug Administration. The degree is offered through the collaboration of the College of Sciences and the College of Business Administration.
    • Certificate in Regulatory Affairs

Institutes/Research Centers

  • The SDSU BioScience Center
  • Center for Research in Mathematics and Science Education
  • Coastal Waters Laboratory
  • Global Change Research Group
  • SDSU Visualization Center

Biological Field Stations


  • Center for Bio/Pharmaceutical and Biodevice Development
The Center for Bio/Pharmaceutical and Biodevice Development at San Diego State University provides education and training through distance learning that enhance the professional excellence and career opportunities of scientists in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device industries#
  • Special Programs:
    • The SDSU BioScience Center
    • Biomedical Quality Systems

Mount Laguna Observatory

See also

External links

  • Carnegie Foundation profile for SDSU
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