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STEM Careers

The future looks bright for STEM students. With the demand in STEM fields constantly growing and expanding, students have a better opportunity to explore their career fields. Whether it be an electrical engineer, a scientist, or a mathematician, the American job market is reinventing itself, need for fresh and new talent. President Barack Obama put it best when he stated:

"... Leadership tomorrow all depends on how we educate our students today especially in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math." - President Barack Obama, September 16, 2012 

To prepare our students for the increasing demand in STEM careers, El Centro college offers comprehensive lists of all possible career paths at our institution. Browse and explore everything we have to offer under our STEM careers!


The projected job market for this decade is healthy and growing.  This bar graph illustrates just how rapidly the job market has grown for STEM careers.

Today, there is a significant decline in students and teachers pursuing the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) leaving our country in need of scientists, engineers and innovators to stay competitive with other countries. President Barack Obama has set a priority of increasing the number of students and teachers who are proficient in these fields. In a decade, the expectation is to increase in the field Mathematics by 16%, Computer Systems Analysts by 22%, Systems Software Developers by 32%, Medical Scientists by 36% and Biomedical Engineers by 62%. 
(Source: http://www.ed.gov/stem