MissionThe College of Science, Health, and the Environment prepares students to engage in scientific inquiry, make informed decisions, pursue career opportunities and benefit the community.
College of Science, Health and the Environment Goals:
Minnesota State University Moorhead is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, (www.ncahigherlearningcommission.org, 312.263.0456) to offer undergraduate four-year college programs leading to Baccalaureate degrees. Online undergraduate programs have been approved in Business Administration, Operations Management, and Project Management.
Minnesota State University Moorhead is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools Master’s, Specialist, and Doctorate degree levels. Online only graduate programs have been approved in Business Administration with an emphasis in Healthcare Management, Business Administration, Curriculum and Instruction, Educational Leadership, Healthcare Administration, and Nursing.
Minnesota State University Moorhead’s Chemistry Department is on the approved list of the American Chemical Society.
MSUM’s Health Services Administration program is a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE). The American College of Healthcare Executives is an international professional society of healthcare executives who lead hospitals, healthcare systems and other healthcare organizations. ACHE's mission is to advance its members and healthcare management excellence.
Minnesota State University Moorhead's Bachelor's of Science in Health Services Administration is a member of the Association of University Programs in Health Administration (AUPHA).
Minnesota State University Moorhead's Athletic Training Program is currently on probation by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE), 6850 Austin Center Blvd., Suite 100, Austin, TX 78731-3101. The program has chosen to Voluntarily Withdraw its Accreditation effective JUne 2021. The program will remain on probation until the Withdraw is effective and the program is closed.
The Minnesota Board of Examiners for Nursing Home Administrators accredits Minnesota State University Moorhead Long Term Care Administration program as a Center of Excellence for Long Term Care Administrators.
Minnesota State University Moorhead's graduate program in school psychology is approved and meets training standards established by the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP). MSUM has been NASP/NCATE approved for 30 years. MSU Moorhead was one of the first programs in the country to receive NASP/NCATE approval. NASP is an affiliate organization of the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education.
The School of Teaching & Learning at Minnesota State University Moorhead is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE). This accreditation covers all programs at the initial baccalaureate or postbaccalaureate levels, and the advanced teacher education post-baccalaureate levels for (1) the continuing education of teachers who have previously completed initial preparation or (2) the preparation of other professional school personnel.
Minnesota State University Moorhead has been approved by the State of Minnesota to participate in the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements. NC-SARA is a voluntary, regional approach to state oversight of postsecondary distance education.
The NSCA Education Recognition Program (ERP) recognizes and distinguishes Minnesota State University Moorhead with standardized, approved strength and conditioning curricula in undergraduate Exercise Science bachelor degree designed to prepare students for the NCSA Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) certification.
National Strength and Conditioning Association and the ERP logo are registered trademarks for the National Strength and Conditioning Association in the United States and/or other countries.
MSUM’s Long-Term Care Administration is accredited by the North Dakota Board of Examiners for Nursing Home Administrators.