Undergrad Programs in Nanotechnology

Updated 05/01/2020

Courtesy: U.S. National Science Foundation

Your path to a “nano” professional career

High school

Career opportunities:

  Cleanroom/Lab Technician

  Quality Control Specialist

University
(Bachelor's degrees)

Graduate school
(Master's and Doctor's degrees)

Career opportunities:

 Associate Research Engineer

 Project Manager

Career opportunities:

 Lead Engineer

 Research Scientist

 Professor

 Chief Technology Officer

Community/
trade college

(Associate
degrees)

U.S. Community Colleges
with Degrees in Nanotechnology

Community colleges - degrees & certificates - 1

Austin Community College

(Austin, TX)

AAS, Nanoelectronics Manufacturing Technology Specialization

(ACCTech degree)

Athens Technical College  

(Athens, GA)

AAS, Nanotechnology (code: NA13)
TTC, Nanotechnology Technician (code: NT51)

Forsyth Technical Community College

(Winston-Salem, NC)

AAS, Nanotechnology

Erie Community College

(Williamsville, NY)

AAS, Nanotechnology

Ivy Tech Community College

(South Bend, IN)

Certificate, Nanotechnology

North West Vista College

(San Antonio, TX)

AAS, Advanced Materials Technology;
ATC, Nanobiotechnology;Advanced Technical Certificate, Nanotechnology.

Community colleges - degrees & certificates - 2

Rio Salado Community College

(Tempe, AZ)

AAS, Nanotechnology
Certif. of Compl. (CCL), Nanotechnology

Salt Lake Community College

(Salt Lake City, UT)

Certificate of Proficiency, Nanotechnology

More

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The Nanotechnology Applications and Career Knowledge (NACK) Network located on the Pennsylvania State University campus provides facility and instrumentation support to local institutions looking to offer programs in nanotechnology.

Courtesy: U.S. National Science Foundation

12 Community Colleges in
the PA-NMT Partnership

(State of Pennsylvania)

Nanotech courses offered through a partnership with Penn State (PSU).

Schenectady County Community College

(Schenectady, NY)

AAS, Nanoscale Materials Technology;
AS Transfer Program, Nanoscale Science Conc.

Community colleges in the PA-NMT Partnership

  1. Allegany College of Maryland - AAS in Arts and Sciences - Nanotechnology

  2. Butler County Community College - AAS in Nanofabrication Technology

  3. Community College of Allegheny County
    - Certificate in Nanofabrication Technology & AS in Nanotechnology

  4. Community College of Philadelphia - AAS in Applied Science and Engineering Technology

  5. Harrisburg Area Community College - AAS in Nanofabrication Manufacturing Technology

  6. Lehigh Carbon Community College - AAS in Nanofabrication Technology

  7. Luzerne County Community College
    - AAS in Nanofabrication Manufacturing Technology: Science Track & Electronics Track

  8. Montgomery County Comm. College - AAS in Engineering Technology–Nanofabrication

  9. Northampton Community College - AAS in Nanofabrication Manufacturing Technology

  10. Pennsylvania College of Technology
    - Competency Credential in Nanofabrication Technology

  11. Reading Area Community College - AAS in Nanoscience Technology

  12. Westmoreland County Community College
    - AAS in Nanofabrication Manufacturing Technology & AAS in Bionanotechnology

The Pennsylvania Nanofabrication Manufacturing Technology (NMT) Partnership between Penn State University and local colleges/universities offers certificates, associate degrees, and baccalaureate degrees in Nanofabrication Manufacturing Technology (NMT) upon completion of an 18-credit semester at Penn State.

Community colleges - courses - 1

Institutions with courses in nanotechnology (but not degrees/certificates) include:

Normandale Community College

(Bloomington, MN)

Courses, Nanotechnology

AAS in Vacuum Technologies

Oakton Community College

(Des Plaines, IL)

Courses, Nanotechnology

Northcentral Technical College

(Wausau, WI)

Courses, Nanotechnology

West Los Angeles College

(Culver City, CA)

Courses, Nanotechnology

Hudson Valley Community College

(Troy, NY)

AAS, Semiconductor Manufacturing Technology -- Courses in nanofabrication.

U.S. Universities with Degrees in Nanotechnology

Bachelor degrees in nanotechnology - 1

Northwest Missouri State University

(Maryville, MO)

BS in Nanoscale Science with options in NanoBiology, NanoChemistry, and NanoPhysics

Louisiana Tech University

(Ruston, LA)

BS, in Nanosystems Engineering

Rice University

(Houston, TX)

BS, Materials Science and Nanoengineering

SUNY Polytechnic Institute

(Albany, NY)

BS, Nanoscale Science (or) Nanoscale Engineering

Univers. of California at San Diego

(La Jolla, CA)

BS, Nanoengineering

Bachelor degrees in nanotechnology - 2

Virginia Tech University

(Blacksburg, VA)

BS, Nanoscience
BS, Nanomedicine

University of Washington

(Seattle, WA)

BS, Nanoscience and Molecular Engineering Option

More

Visit nano4me.org     
for more information

The Nanotechnology Applications and Career Knowledge (NACK) Network located on the Pennsylvania State University campus provides facility and instrumentation support to local institutions looking to offer programs in nanotechnology.

Courtesy: U.S. National Science Foundation

7 Universities in
the PA-NMT Partnership

(State of Pennsylvania)
Nanotech courses offered through a partnership with Penn State (PSU).

Universities in the PA-NMT Partnership

The Pennsylvania Nanofabrication Manufacturing Technology (NMT) Partnership between Penn State University and local colleges/universities offers certificates, associate degrees, and baccalaureate degrees in Nanofabrication Manufacturing Technology (NMT) upon completion of an 18-credit semester at Penn State.

Degrees with a focus in nanotechnology - 1

Drexel University

(Philadelphia, PA)

BS, MSE with specialization in nanoscale materials and nanotechnology

Florida Polytechnic University

(Lakeland, FL)

BS, Mechanical Engineering with Nanotechnology Concentration

Excelsior College

(Albany, NY)

BS, Electrical Engineering Technology with Nanotechnology Concentration

Georgia Institute of Technology

(Atlanta, GA)

BS, Electrical Engineering with Nanosystems Specialization

Johns Hopkins University

(Baltimore, MD)

BS, MSE with Nanotechnology Concentration;
Certificate, Nanobiotechnology

Degrees with a focus in nanotechnology - 2

Rutgers University

(New Brunswick, NJ)

BS, Materials Science and Engineering with Nanomaterials Concentration

Stanford University

(Stanford, CA)

BS, Materials Science and Engineering with a focus area option in Nanoscience

University of Notre Dame

(Notre Dame, IN)

BS, Electrical Engineering with Semiconductors and Nanotechnology Concentration

Northwestern University

(Evanston, IL)

BS in Chemistry with an area of concentration in Materials/Nanotechnology.

Univers. of California at Riverside

(Riverside, CA)

Chemical Engineering-Nanotechnology Option Technical Electives

University of Southern California

(Los Angeles, CA)

BS, Chemical Engineering with Nanotechnology Emphasis

Degrees with a focus in nanotechnology - 3

University of Wisconsin-Stout

(Menomonie, WI)

B.S. Applied Science with Materials and Nanoscience Concentration

University of Virginia

(Charlottesville, VA)

Engineering Science Interdisciplinary degree with focus in Nanotechnology or Nanomedicine

Virginia Commonwealth University

(Richmond, VA)

BS, Physics with a concentration in nanoscience

University of Utah

(Salt Lake City, UT)

BS, Mechanical Engineering with Micro/Nanoscale Engineering Emphasis

Minors and certificates in nanotechnology - 1

Boston University

(Boston, MA)

BME program offering a 16-credit Nanotechnology Concentration.

Hampton University

(Hampton, VA)

Minor in Nanoscience offered by the School of Science.

New Jersey Institute of Technology

(University Heights Newark, NJ)

Minor in Nanotechnology offered by the BME Department.

Michigan Technological University

(Houghton, MI)

Minor in Nanoscale Science and Technology offer by the Department of Physics.

Lawrence Technological University

(Southfield, MI)

Minor, Nanoscience and Nanotechnology

North Carolina State University

(Raleigh, NC)

Minor, Nano-Science and Technology

Minors and certificates in nanotechnology - 2

Pennsylvania State University

(University Park, PA)

Minor in Nanotechnology & Certificate in Nanotechnology both offered by the College of Engineering.

University of Cincinnati

(Cincinnati, OH)

Minor, Nanoengineering (or) Nanoscience and Nanotechnology

University of Connecticut

(Mansfield, CT)

Minor in Nanotechnology offered by the School of Engineering.

University of Arkansas

(Fayetteville, AR)

Minor, Nanotechnology

Minors and certificates in nanotechnology - 3

University of Maryland

(College Park, MD)

Minor, Nanoscale Science and Technology

Washington State University

(Pullman, WA)

Specialization in Nanotechnology offered by several Engineering and Physical Science majors.

University of Pittsburgh

(Pittsburgh, PA)

Nanoscience and Engineering Certificate

Vanderbilt University

(Nashville, TN)

Minor, Nanoscience and Nanotechnology

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