College of Science, Health & the Environment
The College of Science, Health, and the Environment provides a strong liberal studies foundation for all undergraduate programs that prepare students for fulfilling and productive careers in science, health and the environment. The College includes seven academic departments with award-winning faculty, state-of-the-art technology and resources, and outstanding programs that provide a solid foundation for advanced study or job-ready careers.
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In addition to accreditation by the Higher Learning Commission the College of Science, Health & the Environment holds specialized accreditation like National Association of School Psychologists, the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education , and the Minnesota and North Dakota Board of Examiner for Nursing Home Administrators among many others.
The College of Science, Health & the Environment seeks student advisory board membership each semester to provide a student perspective and voice to the dean of the college. Student input and feedback is essential to represent and advocate for students’ interests and concerns.
Students and faculty collaborate in state-of-the-art facilities and technology for creative investigation and advanced research projects, including the Oceanarium, Center for Geospatial Studies Lab and Microbial Pathogenesis Lab, among others.
Community engagement and teaching opportunities are abundant through programs such as the Regional Science Center and Planetarium or student organizations that participate in outreach activities to promote the sciences.
Physics & Astronomy Professor Matt Craig featured in Forum story about light pollutionRestoring ‘dark sky’ would benefit birds, people and science, local advocates say By Robin HuebnerMay 22, 2023 Light pollution is harming wildlife, birds and humans, according to a delegate from Dark Sky International and the National Audubon Society. GLYNDON, Minn. — When one’s passion involves scanning the heavens for distant objects in the name of science or a hobby, a dark […]
MSUM’s Oceanarium celebrates World Oceans Day June 8Open house & tours | Noon to 8 p.m. | Langseth Hall, lower level The Oceanarium is an interactive, investigative marine laboratory that features more than 50 species of sea life.
More than 800 MSUM students to graduate May 12MSUM will award degrees to more than 800 students, including 185 graduate students, during its spring commencement program Friday, May 12, in the university’s Nemzek Fieldhouse.
MSUM and Essentia Health collaborate to help high school students explore healthcare careers, address workforce challenges.MSUM, in collaboration with HealthForce MN and Essentia Health, is hosting Scrubs Camp June 20-23. The four-day healthcare careers camp serves regional high school students interested in nursing, microbiology, mental health, athletic training and other disciplines. “Scrubs Camp is a great opportunity for students entering grades 9-12 to explore the different healthcare disciplines. The students work with expert instructors and […]
Storm Drain Marking EventDid You Know: City storm drains lead to the Red River, often resulting in river pollution from products being dumped into the drains. Help us prevent pollution and raise awareness by adding informational markings to storm drains around campus! 64 and sunny forecasted 🙂 4 – 6 p.m. Friday, May 5 Meet at CMU Sungarden Lounge for supplies. Co-hosted by […]