From EOGamer Star Trek Online Wiki
The Science classification field can also be broken up into 2 subclasses within STO:
- The first being Medical or healing type. You have the ability to heal your away team members much better and with out the use of hyposprays,and even mass healing all of the other party members at the same time.
- The second class is a controller type. This allows the Science member to keep enemies afar and out of melee range as well as slowing their advance.