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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 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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  • 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
    • BS in Nursing professor using new program’s resources to connect with students
      Like many dedicated nursing faculty, MSUM’s Alicia Swanson has worked in various areas within the nursing profession. She brings that […]
    • Professor brings past nursing experiences into new BS in nursing at MSUM
      From working in a neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) to hospital leadership to volunteering outside of the country, Jill Holmstrom […]
    • Holley co-authors article to be published in ‘Plains Anthropologist’
      George Holley, Department of Anthropology and Earth Science, has co-authored an article — “Caddo or Cahokian? Stylistic and Compositional Analysis […]
    • MSUM professor publishes paper in Journal for STEM Education Research
      Jared Ladbury, Assistant Professor of Psychology, and Anna Semanko, a graduate student at NDSU, have a paper “Using the Reasoned […]
    • College of Science, Health & the Environment Spring 2020 Dean’s List Students
      The following students from the College of Science, Health & the Environment have been named to the Minnesota State University […]
    • Dragon Faces in New Places
      College of Science, Health, and the Environment: Megan Proulx – Student Support Services Specialist, Nursing Cindy Albaugh – Psychology/Anthropology & […]
    • MSUM Bachelor of Science in Nursing Approved by Minnesota Board of Nursing
    • MSUM graduate programs recognized in national ‘best online programs’ lists
      Minnesota State University Moorhead’s Master of Healthcare Administration (MHA) and Master of Business Administration (MBA) with Healthcare Management programs were […]
    • Lisa Stewart presented on literary instruction to ed leaders
      Dr. Lisa H. Stewart, Psychology and School Psychology Professor, was the invited speaker at the final District Assembly meeting of […]
    • MSUM new hires
      Please join us in welcoming the following employees to Minnesota State University Moorhead!  Make sure to say hello and let […]
    • Faculty awarded $19,561 for ‘Shark Tank’ Presentation
      MSUM faculty were awarded $19,561 (full funding) for their Minnesota Innovation Grant “Shark Tank” Presentation, “Finding Refuge: Using GIS Technology […]
    • Society of Physics Students (SPS) Awards
      The MSUM Society of Physics Students has earned the “Outstanding Chapter” designation from the national office.  This is the highest level […]
    • Physics & Astronomy faculty to present at spring meeting
      The MSUM Department of Physics and Astronomy will have three faculty members present at the Spring MN American Association of […]
    • Q&A with Dr. Brian French
      Since 2008, Dr. Brian French ’94 (biology) has been an internal medicine hospitalist at Abbott Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis, the […]
    • MSUM students behind the scenes: Grounds Crew
      Do you really know what happens behind the scenes at MSUM? MSUM alumnus and Grounds crew supervisor Kyle Kopacek (fitness/sport […]
    • Physics graduate plays a key role in Appareo’s emergency ventilator project
      Damith Rozairo, a 2009 MSUM physics graduate, played an essential role in Appareo’s emergency ventilator project to provide critical resources […]
    • Pollinator garden by campus hummingbird to bring new life to MSUM
    • Mindfulness Meditation course
      During these unsettling, challenging, and stressful times the Health and Physical Education Department (HPE) is offering a Mindfulness Meditation course […]
    • Geosciences professors, student publish manuscript
      Prior MSUM Geography student, Jacob Larson and Geosciences professors Dr. David Kramar and Dr. Karl Leonard published “A Geostatistical Analysis […]
    • Patrice Delaney presents on prairie restoration at the online Student Academic Conference
      Ecology and evolutionary biology student Patrice Delaney found her passion for the prairie last summer. Her passion turned into research, […]
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    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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