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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
    • MSUM Physics & Astronomy Seminar: Life after Science
      Friday, Feb. 22 | 3 p.m. | Hagen 325 Life after ScienceBeau Scheving (Cirrus Aircraft) For my presentation I will […]
    • Dale Carnegie Presentation
      Tuesday, Feb. 26 | 6-7:30 p.m. | CB 111 Jay Peltier, from Dale Carnegie of North Dakota & Minnesota, will give tips on improving interpersonal communication skills. […]
    • Anthropology and Earth Science faculty, students attend conference
      Students and faculty of the Department of Anthropology and Earth Science attended the Biennial Council for Minnesota Archaeology Conference at […]
    • MSUM Physics & Astronomy Seminar
      Friday, Feb. 15 | 3 p.m. | Hagen 325 Biomedical Engineering – Utilizing STEM Fields in HealthcareAndrew Larson (Sanford Health) […]
    • Graduate Nursing program named to best online list
      MSU Moorhead’s graduate Nursing program was ranked No. 5 in a recent listing of best online graduate nursing programs in […]
    • Mathematics Seminar
      Wednesday, Feb. 13 | 4-4:50 p.m. | BR 268 Dr. Linda Winkler will give a talk about classical mechanics in the Mathematics Seminar. The talk will be […]
    • Internship Day: Health, Human & Social Sectors
      Tuesday, Feb. 12 | 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. | Langseth 118 Looking for an internship in the health, human or social sectors? Join the Career Development Center […]
    • MSUM Hosts Campus Preview Day February 15
      MSU Moorhead will host a campus Preview Day Friday, February 15 in the university’s Comstock Memorial Union Ballroom. During Preview […]
    • MSUM Physics & Astronomy Seminar: Medical Physics as a Career
      Friday, Feb. 8 | 3 p.m. | Hagen 325 Medical Physics as a CareerJohn Pfund, MS | Sanford Health Medical […]
    • Marine Ecology Lab open house
      Friday, Feb. 8 | 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. | Langseth 005 Come and see what’s happening in the Marine Ecology Lab and learn how you can get involved! […]
    • Society of Physics Students homework nights
      Mondays | 7 p.m. | Hagen 302Thursdays | 6 p.m. | Hagen 302 Need help on your physics or math homework? The Society of Physics […]
    • Wiese selected to present at National Conference for Undergraduate Research
      Congratulations to Amy Wiese, who is currently completing her undergraduate program in Health Services Administration (HSAD) here at MSUM, for […]
    • Mathematics Seminar
      Wednesday, Feb. 6 | 4-4:50 p.m. | BR 268 Dr. Linda Winkler will give a talk about classical mechanics in the Mathematics Seminar. The talk will […]
    • MSUM Physics & Astronomy Seminar Series: Modeling Electrostatic Double-Layer Capacitors
      Friday, Feb. 1 | 3-3:50 p.m. | Hagen Hall 325 Modeling Electrostatic Double-Layer CapacitorsPresented by: Sylvio May From the Department of […]
    • Society of Physics Students members attend, present at conference
      MSUM’s Society of Physics Students members Melissa Foley, Jane Glanzer and Isobel Snellenberger attended and presented at the APS Conference […]
    • Dr. Edwards presents at ‘The Seven’
      Dr. Edwards gave an invited presentation at “The Seven,” a Human Rights event staged at NDSU to speak on the […]
    • MSUM Physics & Astronomy Seminar Series
      Friday, Jan. 25 | 3-3:50 p.m. | Hagen Hall 325 A Physicist’s Journey to a Career in Software EngineeringPresented by […]
    • Laserfest features magic of music
      January 25-27 | 17 programs, 30 show times | Free to MSUM students
    • Student Academic Conference presentation application now open
      Applications to present at the 21st Andrew B. Conteh Student Academic Conference (SAC) are now open. Applications can be found […]
    • Mathematics Seminar: The Magic of de Bruijn Sequences
      Wednesday, Jan. 23 | 4-4:50 p.m. | BR 268 Dr. Adam Goyt will give a talk about magic in Mathematics in the Mathematics Seminar. The talk […]
  • 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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