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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 eight 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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  • Benefits of MSUM's College of Science, Health & the Environment
    In addition to accreditation by the Higher Learning Commission and membership in the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, 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 within the College of Science, Health, and the Environment have access to state-of-the-art facilities and technology for creative investigation, advanced research projects and overall academic excellence.
    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.
  • College of Science, Health & the Environment News
    • Welcome to the #DragonFamily: Candace Haugtvedt
      Meet MSUM’s new Assistant Professor in the School of Nursing and Healthcare Leadership, Dr. Candace Haugtvedt. Although the classes she […]
    • It’s almost summer!
      Just kidding! But it's time to plan your Summer 2020 schedule now.
    • HLTH 130: Intro to Health Professions Offered Spring Semester
      Are you interested in a career in the health professions? Intro to Health Professions (HLTH 130) is a one-credit, half-semester […]
    • Welcome to the #DragonFamily: Chad Duncan
      Meet MSUM’s new assistant professor in psychology, Chad Duncan. With a widely diverse background, he is excited to work with […]
    • Lahti and MSUM students presented at conference
      Richard Lahti and MSUM Secondary Science Methods students (Tanner Aufforth, Brady Vizenor, Anneliese Johnson, Kira Johnson, Whitney Shegrud, Dominic Mugavero, […]
    • Celebrating Dragon Veterans
      At MSUM, we value the dedication, responsibility and leadership veterans bring to our university, both as students and as employees. […]
    • Fast Enterprises resume reviews
      Monday, Nov. 4 | 2-4 p.m. | Career Development Center (FR 151) Attention: Computer Information Systems, Physics, Computer Science and […]
    • Dr. Adam Stocker and students attended conference
      Dr. Adam Stocker and 6 undergraduate students attended the Society for Neuroscience conference in Chicago, IL on October 19th through […]
    • Dr. Kramar, students attend ND Geospatial Summit
      Dr. David Kramar from the Department of Anthropology and Earth Sciences and six MSUM students attended the 2019 ND Geospatial […]
    • Student places in ND Geospatial Summit paper competition
      MSUM student Asami Minei won second place in the undergraduate student paper competition at the 2019 North Dakota Geospatial Summit. […]
    • MSUM Physics & Astronomy Series: Isobel Snellenberger, Madelyn Madsen & Dr. Matthew Craig
      Friday, Oct. 25 | 3-3:50 p.m. | Hagen 325 MSUM Physics & Astronomy Seminar Series Presents: Python pipeline to simultaneously […]
    • Digi-Key Electronics hiring software engineers, software engineer Internship positions
      On-campus interviews: Friday, Oct. 25 | Career Development Center, Flora Frick 151 Attention Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Physics and […]
    • Eat Chipotle for the Marine Ecology Club
      Saturday, Nov. 2 | 4-8 p.m. | Chipotle (45th Street, Fargo) Support the Marine Ecology Club by going to the […]
    • MSUM alumna awarded $1.5 million fellowship
      Dr. Heather Cegla (MSUM alumna Physics/Astronomy Spring 2010) was awarded a UKRI Future Leader Fellowship at the University of Warwick […]
    • Dr. Ellen Brisch to present MSUM’s Dille Distinguished Faculty Lecture Oct. 22
      Tuesday, Oct. 22 | 4 p.m. | Langseth Hall 118
    • Students to present research at Society for Neuroscience conference
      Six MSUM undergraduates (Bioscience majors Devante Delbrune, Asma Mohammed, Ritu Pandey, and Caitlyn Schaffer; BCBT major Tommy Ajayi; and Computer […]
    • Tropical Conservation Biology information meeting
      Friday, Oct. 18 | 4 p.m. | Hagen 113 Tropical Conservation Biology is a field course about the ecological, social, […]
    • Geosciences faculty, students attend workshop
      Karl Leonard, Professor of Geosciences, and two geoscience students (David Ahumada and Karissa Beierle) attended the 2019 Williston Basin Core […]
    • Proposed BS in Nursing Program Information Sessions
      Tuesday, Oct. 15 | Noon to 1 p.m. & 3 to 4 p.m. | CMU 205 Nursing faculty will hold […]
    • Welcome to the #DragonFamily: Erica Evans
      Meet MSUM’s new associate professor in the School of Nursing & Healthcare Leadership, Erica Evans. Even though she teaches online […]
  • Accelerate with Physics
    Research and solve complex problems
    Embrace Health and Physical Education
    Help others adopt healthy lifestyles
    Examine Biochemistry & Biotechnology
    Conduct real-world research with peers, professors
    Find Infinite Value in Mathematics
    Excellent preparation for various high-demand careers
    Students engage with faculty and the community by conducting research, producing award-winning programs and documentaries, participating in competitions, and taking part in service projects.
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