Are you driven to design? Build? Experiment? We have the knowledge and network to convert your curiosity into a dream career.

Welcome to the School of Science and Engineering

We combine the personal touch of a small college with the student experience of a big university. Here, you'll receive personal attention in small classes, and our world-class teaching and research faculty maintain an open-door policy. We believe it's possible to make world-changing discoveries while on a first-name basis.

Whether your goal is to work in medicine, renewable energy, artificial intelligence, conservation or another field, we can turn your innovative spirit into a wealth of opportunities. When you start here, there’s no limit to how far you can go.

Let Us Prepare You for Your Future

Jobs in science, technology, engineering and health care are among the highest-paying and most in-demand careers. Select your student type to discover how SSE can help you reach the highest levels.

Need to Know More?

You're invited to experience firsthand what UMKC is all about. And for those who can't make the trip, we offer a variety of virtual visits.

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