Location: Level II, Blue Area
Telephone: (973) 877-3430
Fax: (973) 877-1930
The Division offers A.S. degree programs designed to prepare students to transfer to four-year institutions, and A.A.S. and certificate programs designed to prepare students for employment immediately upon graduation. The faculty hold advanced degrees in biology and chemistry and are experienced teachers. In addition, most faculty have extensive research experience in their fields. The programs utilize state-of-the-art biology and chemistry laboratories and students have access to multi-media computer laboratories with Internet access.
Choose from the following degree and certificate programs:
• Biology/Pre-Medicine (A.S.)
• Biotechnology (A.A.S.)
• Biotechnology (Certificate)
• Chemical Technology (A.A.S.)
• Chemical Technology (Certificate)
• Chemistry (A.S.)
• Environmental Science (A.A.S.)
• General Science (A.S.)
How Do I Get In?
Essex County College admits individuals who are at least 18 years of age or have earned a high school diploma or General Education Development (GED) certificate.
To apply to the College, submit the ECC application and supporting documents (official high school and/or prior college transcripts, or official GED documentation) with the non-refundable $25 fee. You can secure the form on-line at: webservices.essex.edu.
For more information, please call 973-877-3100.
A new Honors Program is available for academically talented and highly motivated students entering college for the first time or who are just completing their first semester of study at ECC. The program includes linked courses with an emphasis on research, an internship experience, and a capstone research project. Students must apply directly to the program. Eligibility criteria include an expected GPA of 3.5 or higher for students already enrolled. For further details, call 973-877-3204.