Martin D. Walker School of Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics

Excellent facilities, experienced faculty and real-world experience just 50 miles from Chicago send graduates to work in top companies around the globe.

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Excellent Facilities, Experienced Faculty, and Real-World Experience

The Walker School of STEM was established in 2015, and prepares men and women for careers in Engineering, Biological Sciences, Mathematics, Geology and Computer Sciences.

Nationally recognized as a Best Christian College for STEM studies, the Walker School stands committed to sending qualified graduates into the workforce across the globe.

Read the fall 2023 STEM Report

From the Associate Dean

“Science and Christianity are complimentary– in the School of STEM, we examine how.”

The mission for the School of STEM is to educate students in the areas of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, but also doing it not only from a strong professional perspective but also providing a Christian viewpoint.

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Engineering Lab inside the Reed Hall of Science
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Areas of Study

Explore Majors and Minors Within the Walker School of STEM

With 21 key areas of study and numerous degree and certificate options within each area, the Walker School of STEM offers the skills and opportunities to shape your future.

Find Your Path at Olivet

Majors, minors, concentrations and areas of study can be overwhelming. Our innovative search feature allows you to choose general areas of interest, and see which ONU program you’d like to explore.

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A Place You Belong

With accredited programs, award-winning academics, and a faculty touting degrees from a wide spectrum of world-class educational institutions, Olivet stands committed to integrating faith and learning.


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Corporate Partnerships

A Partnership for Students

vCalc is a collection of online calculators for a variety of situations — from mathematics and science to hobbies and construction. vCalc is connected to both Olivet Nazarene University and Africa Nazarene University to help foster and support excellence in STEM.

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The Walker School of STEM Faculty

Meet Dr. Dale Hathaway

Dr. Hathaway is the Associate Dean of the School of STEM

In addition to his teaching responsibilities, Dr. Hathaway has been active in research with a dozen publications, including the textbook that is used for Olivet’s mathematics for the liberal arts course. He recently had another book published entitled Mathematical Devotionals, which contains a year’s worth of devotionals, at least loosely related to mathematics.

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Longevity & Excellence

Mr. Martin D. Walker

With the dedication of the Martin D. “Skip” Walker School of Engineering and Technology on October 6, 2015, the STEM programs entered a new era of innovation.

In his career spanning six decades, Mr. Walker epitomized Christian business leadership in guiding and growing a number of leading manufacturing and business enterprises. He and his family have supported countless industry, corporate and nonprofit organizations through volunteer service.

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Doctor of Education: Ethical Leadership

Deciding to earn a doctoral degree is a decision to transform your life through academic pursuits, vocational development and spiritual maturation. The faculty and staff at Olivet are committed to your personal and career development as you strive to earn your doctorate.

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