Academics

Academics

A NatSci education will inspire you for the rest of your life. The intellectual and personal growth that our students realize prepares them to meet the challenges of responsible citizenship in a complex, changing world.

In the College of Natural Science (NatSci) at Michigan State, you will be studying in an intellectual community of collaboration, creativity and innovation. You will choose from dozens of excellent programs and explore many academic options as your journey progresses.

Faculty who are leaders in their fields, top research centers and facilities, study abroad options, student chapters of professional organizations, honors programs, academic support and advising, internships, co-ops, fellowships and a vast diversity of people and ideas – these are your resources, and they will give you a solid academic foundation for the future.

A NatSci education is an exciting journey—a way to expand your mind and explore life’s possibilities. Apply now to get started!

Undergraduate Education: Solid Start to a Career

The choices for NatSci undergraduates are many, yet we ensure that your education is tailored to your interests and goals. Our undergraduate programs offer 29 degree options and three minors. You can participate in trailblazing research, develop your interests and excel in your pursuits—all in a close-knit, supportive environment. Our undergraduates go on to the best graduate and professional schools (including those at MSU!), land great first jobs and hit the ground running as they make real contributions in their chosen fields—and to the world around them.

Graduate Education: The Right Fit for You

Graduate students thrive at Michigan State—a public research university known for top-rated programs, accomplished faculty and access to world-class intellectual and scholarly resources. The breadth and quality of MSU’s faculty and research draw graduate and professional students from around the globe.

NatSci graduate students are able to explore and develop their academic interests by utilizing a network of more than 350 faculty and 28 programs. Discover the possibilities of a graduate education in NatSci and connect with your future.