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Welcome to the School of Integrated Science and Humanity (SISH). Established in 2009 by the College of Arts, Sciences & Education, and launched in 2011, SISH incorporates a unique integration of academic departments, research centers, and institutes which provide a multidisciplinary home for the study of biomolecular, behavioral and cognitive sciences.

The school seeks to promote awareness, deepen understanding and advance scientific inquiry for human health and society. SISH provides leadership and partnerships that will expand economic opportunities extending to local, national and international communities.

As a catalyst for strengthening, promoting and contributing to innovative research and teaching, the school offers academic programs at the bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral levels in the departments of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Mathematics and Statistics, Philosophy, Physics, and Psychology.

SISH is proud to house many of the university’s prominent centers and institutes focusing on health-related issues, including the Center for Children and Families, the International Forensic Research Institute, the Biomolecular Sciences Institute, the STEM Transformation Institute, and the Center for Women’s and Gender Studies, the Center for Imaging Science (CIS) and the International Women, Gender and Violence Initiative.

Located in the Academic Health Center complex (AHC-4, 351), SISH prepares students to succeed in the ever-growing opportunities within the fields of human health and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math).

The School of Integrated Science and Humanity continues to provide a focus for planned growth in the College of Arts, Sciences & Education as a component of FIU’s Academic Health Center, and in partnership with the Colleges of Medicine, Public Health & Social Work, Nursing & Health Sciences and Engineering & Computing.