Program Overview

Designing aircraft, spacecraft, or missiles. Learn the science behind machines and the energy that makes them work. Be involved in energy exploration and tackle issues related to global warming.

3-2 Program

Pre-Engineering is a 3-2 program that allows students broad exposure to an exemplary liberal arts education before transferring to a larger engineering school.

Students benefit from Spring Hill College’s unique atmosphere for their initial years of rigorous training in mathematics and science, preparing them for success in their desired program of study and career.

Currently, Spring Hill has engineering dual-degree agreements with the University of South Alabama, Marquette University and the University of Alabama in Birmingham. These affiliated engineering schools have pre-arranged credit-transfer agreements in which earned SHC credits are applied toward degree completion at the engineering school.


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Program Goals

Our pre-engineering undergraduate program prepares students to transfer to some of the best engineering schools in the country. This program offers students foundational mathematical and scientific coursework required for completing various engineering degrees, including coursework in chemistry, mathematics, physics and computer science.

Career Outlook

According to the U.S. Department of Labor, employment of biomedical engineers is projected to grow 27 percent through 2022, much faster than the average for all occupations. Employment of petroleum engineers is projected to grow 26 percent during the same time period. In comparison, jobs for civil engineers are projected to grow 20 percent through 2022, while those for nuclear engineers should increase 9 percent.

Why SHC?

At Spring Hill College, we’re making our mark – With our small class sizes and affordable tuition, Spring Hill College is uniquely qualified to provide a high quality education to our students. Our Jesuit, Catholic college education is renowned as a well-rounded higher education approach, with an emphasis on empowering students with a passion for knowledge and personal growth. With our recent tuition cut, Spring Hill College is now one of the most affordable private colleges in the country.

We’re curious and inspired – Forbes Magazine has ranked Spring Hill College as one of the top ten best colleges for return on investment (ROI). In our class of 2021, 92% of graduates attained placement six months after graduation through employment, graduate/professional school, internship or service.

We’re doers – Our students contribute 24,000 hours on average to the local community through the Foley Center each year. 100% of the 2020 graduates that applied to medical school were accepted. Spring Hill College has a 100% certification rate and a 92% placement rate with our Education program over the last five years.


  • Mark Byrne

    Division Chair of Science and Mathematics

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