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

The Olivet Nazarene University Martin D. Walker School of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics prepares young professionals for careers with a focus on innovation and improving the lives of others. Excellent facilities, experienced faculty and real-world experience give students the best possible start for their careers. These world-class programs send graduates to work in top companies around the globe.

Department of Biological Sciences

At Olivet, students encounter and learn about science and the scientific process. They develop critical thinking, analysis and communication skills. They do research, apply the scientific method and do investigation. They ask questions, develop hypotheses, collect and interpret data. They develop skills in scientific writing and presentation. Olivet is committed to preparing students for the next steps as they pursue a career in biology.

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Department of Chemistry and Geosciences

When students study chemistry or the geosciences they discover opportunities for improving life for the residents of planet Earth. They learn to respect and care for God’s creation. At Olivet, students spend productive hours working side-by-side with their professors and one another in lab settings. The latest in research equipment gives them quality experiences, provides them with valid research results and prepares them well for their future careers.

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Department of Engineering

At Olivet, we believe the study of engineering opens the door to careers that make a difference. Olivet’s expert engineering faculty are experienced instructors who mentor, guide and teach from experience. They work to provide students with the best in professional preparation – from deep lecture to hands-on laboratory experiences to challenging projects for real-world clients.

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Department of Mathematics and Computer Science

Olivet offers programs that equips students for professional careers and develops innovative and problem-solving skills. For students desiring computer or math-related careers, Olivet prepares them with the necessary skills and knowledge they need. There is a high demand for employees who are confident and well-prepared. Job placement and graduate school acceptance rates exceed 90 percent for Olivet alumni.

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Dr. Michael Pyle

A professor at Olivet since 2007 and now the Associate Dean for The Martin D. Walker School of STEM, Mike Pyle is helping to continue Olivet’s long, strong history of preparing students for lives of service. He and his wife, Nancy, a nursing professor at Olivet, often lead medical mission teams to Papua New Guinea and Uganda. A practicing physician and surgeon, he also invites students to join him in the clinic or operating room.

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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