Dual degree programs in engineering, geology, geophysics, and health physics have produced 106 engineers, 40 geoscientists, and 9 health physicists.
CDEP offers dual degree STEM programs in a 3+2 format:
- Academically talented students enroll at Fort Valley State University for the first three years and pursue a major in mathematics, chemistry, or biology.
- For years 4 and 5, students transfer to one of CDEP’s partnering universities to complete a major in engineering, geology, geophysics, or health physics.
- At the completion of the five-year program, students earn a BS degree from Fort Valley State University and a BS, MS, or PhD from one of CDEP’s partnering universities.
CDEP’s current partnering institutions consist of Fort Valley State University, Georgia Institute of Technology, Pennsylvania State University, University of Arkansas, University of Nevada at Las Vegas, and the University of Texas at Austin.