UNA STEM Scholars


What is STEM?

S.T.E.M. is an acronym used to describe Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics.

Why choose a STEM major?

Growth that demands a blend of well-trained college students to be prepared for the growing number of STEM-focused jobs in the region.

STEM employment for north Alabama to increase, on average, by over 20% by 2026

-AL Department of Labor, 2017

Example STEM Jobs

Software Engineer - Salary: $68,000 - $110,000

Environment Scientist - Salary: $41,000 - $75,000

Industrial Hygeine Specialist - Salary: $54,000 - $85,000

GIS Analyst - Salary: $40,000 - $78,000

More STEM Jobs

Sustainment Specialist - Salary: $49,000 - $98,000

Dentist - Salary: $103,000 - $189,000

Research Analyst - Salary: $43,000 - $91,000

Industrial Chemist - Salary: $43,000 - $79,000

Web developer - Salary: $43,000 - $96,000


Office of Admissions
Dr. Melissa M. Moore, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Geology
stemscholars@una.edu
Department of Physics & Earth Science
Mailing Address:
UNA Box 5172, 
Florence, AL 35632