Marshall University - Integrated Science & Technology Department
One John Marshall Drive
Huntington, WV 25755
The Integrated Science and Technology degree program brings together faculty and subject matter from computer and information science, engineering, communication studies, mathematics, physics, biological sciences, and forensic science to create a unique degree program.
The Department of Integrated Science and Technology offers majors in:
• Biotechnology: Preparation for industrial, biomedical, or environmental applications of biotechnology. Students can learn to apply modern DNA and protein techniques to identify criminals or develop pharmaceuticals and diagnostic tests of the future.
• Computer & Information Technology: Preparation for contributing to computing in the areas of designing and building network infrastructures, building or customizing software systems, designing and building user interfaces for a corporate Intranet/Internet presence, and managing an organization's data assets.
• Criminal Justice & Criminology: Development of intellectual abilities, critical thinking skills, research skills, language/communication skills, and problem-solving skills within a broadly based exposure to the study of the law, the legal system, and the practical realities of how social, economic, and political contexts influence the roles of professionals/practitioners and also the operation of the criminal justice system.
• Digital Forensics & Information Assurance: Preparation for meeting the challenges of today's cyber threats. Students learn to conduct forensic analysis on a variety of devices and systems, defend a network, testify in court, and conduct penetration tests among other skills.
• Environmental Assessment and Policy: Preparation to take advantage of the widespread opportunities provided by our society's preservation and regulatory interests. Environmental students have the opportunity to use Global Positioning Systems (GPS) to map features of ecosystems ranging from forests to wetlands.
• Environmental Science: A Bachelor of Science degree that involves science course work as well as major components of the traditional science curriculum.
• Natural Resource & Recreation Management: Professional degree for those interested in natural resources management, natural resources recreation/education, eco/sustainable tourism, or park administration.