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.
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.
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.
Multiple 8-week LASC classes start Oct. 10MSUM is offering multiple 8-week LASC classes this Fall semester, beginning October 10, for students who want to add a class to their schedule. Are you a good candidate? Did you drop a class this semester because it wasn’t a good fit? Maybe one of the mid-semester classes will spark your interest. Did you enroll for 12 credits this fall but […]
MSUM to offer Winter SessionFor the first time, MSUM will be offering a Winter Session. Eighteen courses will be offered online only from Dec. 19, 2022, through Jan. 6, 2023. More information is available at www.mnstate.edu/winter. Winter session provides students an opportunity to lighten their course load in spring or fall, make up a course, or graduate sooner than expected. Classes will be asynchronous, […]
Immunology Education takes center stage!Immunology education has become increasingly important in recent times. Dr. Sumali Pandey joined her collaborator Dr. Philip Mixter (Washington State University) and Immune 60 podcast hosts Dr. Vincent Racaniello (Columbia University), Dr. Cynthia Leifer (Cornell University), Dr. Steph Langel (Case Western Reserve University) and Dr. Brianne Barker (Drew University) to share her NSF funded work with ImmunoReach (the Research Coordination Network), […]
MSUM students share love of astronomy with hundreds of visitors at Theodore Roosevelt National ParkSix MSUM students volunteered at the 10th annual Dakota Nights astronomy festival at Theodore Roosevelt National Park Sep 16-18, 2022. They set up several telescope for evening star viewing and gave visual tours of the constellations using laser pointers. Five of the students, Alex Niemi, Emily Watson, Izzy DiOrio, Mara DeRung, and Tanner Weyer, have majors in the Department of […]
MSUM Students Contribute Data to NASA MissionMSUM students Mara DeRung and Emily Watson submitted observations of an exoplanet transit to NASA’s TESS mission as part of the ground follow-up group. A transit occurs when a planet orbiting another star passes in front of the star, briefly dimming its light. The green line in the graph below shows the tiny dip in brightness of the star as […]