The College of Science and Mathematics at California State University Northridge is among the top in the nation in preparing students who go on to earn doctoral degrees in the sciences. Besides playing a critical role in ensuring the region and the nation has a pool of talented scientists capable of assuming leadership roles in industry and education, the College also prepares a number of students to attend medical, dental and pharmacy schools.

The College aspires to the highest standards of excellence in teaching, research, and service to the community. To this end, education is viewed as a fusion of classroom teaching and hands on research that actively engages students.

President Obama Honors Outstanding Teachers and Mentors Award Recipients 2010

Summer 2008 Awards Picture

Dr. Steven B. Oppenheimer (2nd in 1st row from left) receives U.S. Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring

CSM Graduate Fellowship Award Recipients 2010

Graduate Fellowship 2010 Awards Picture

Left to Right: Dr. Dave Gray (Associate Dean), Beck Wehrle, Anya Brown, Denita Weeks, Dr. Jerry Stinner (Dean), Kevin Raines (not pictured)

Marine Biologists Edmunds and Carpenter Dive into Coral Reef Study

Nicholas Kioussis, Physics Professor Awarded $2 Million NSF Grant to Study Nanotechnology