Message from the Dean
Welcome to Swain Family School of Science and Mathematics at The Citadel! Through personalized attention, our ambition is to see you meet – and exceed – your education and career goals. Our entire faculty and staff team is dedicated to preparing the next generation of principled leaders in the sciences and mathematics through outstanding classroom education that is coupled with skill-sharpening, transformative experiences such as research, capstone projects, internships, service learning, and study abroad courses. Moreover, mentoring and networking opportunities will connect you with alumni and friends of The Citadel in your chosen field of interest who can provide advice and open doors.
With twelve bachelor’s and four master’s degrees, as well as a variety of degree focus areas (concentrations), we offer a broad range of programs across science and mathematics that provide you the foundation for high-paying and highly desirable careers in STEM, nursing and medicine, business, law, or further graduate study. I invite you to explore your options by visiting the pages for our departments of biology, chemistry, cyber and computer sciences, health & human performance, mathematical sciences, nursing, and physics. Please contact our department heads, who are more than happy to help guide you and answer any questions.
Darin T. Zimmerman, Ph.D.
Dean and Traubert Chair
Swain Family School of Science and Mathematics