Use the summer to keep moving toward your goals while learning near your home.
Get away from East Lansing and still focus on the courses you need! Summer courses in Biological sciences, Physical sciences, Mathematics are designed to fit your learning style and your schedule with different formats and locations. Think about studying Off-campus or Online.
Not a Science major? Take online Integrative Studies in General Science or off-campus business statistics (ISB, ISP or STT) course before you head back to campus in August.
Off-campus courses are available in several locations. West Michigan courses are at the College of Human Medicine in downtown Grand Rapids and MSU Bioeconomy Institute in Holland. Southeast Michigan courses are in Birmingham, Farmington, the College of Osteopathic Medicine at Macomb University Center and the Broad Management Education Center in Troy.
Learning online is a flexible way to fit NatSci courses into your Summer plans. You’ll find easy access Physics, Math, Stats, Biochemistry, Integrative Biology (Genetics), Physiology, Biomedical Laboratory Science courses.
Flipped courses meet once-a-week! Do a chunk of work online, on your own schedule. In class with other students and an instructor, you’ll discuss cases, do problems, ask questions, take exams.
Summer courses are updated in January. Enrollment opens in mid-March.
Program Costs & Aid
Cost to enroll in off-campus and online courses is based on the individual student’s tuition status. This is the same as student would pay to enroll in the same course in a typical on campus format.
Information on financial aid is available from the Office of Financial Aid at finaid.msu.edu.
Carefully read section descriptions at schedule.msu.edu, as courses have varied schedules.
How to Apply
Courses are posted online at schedule.msu.edu. Search by subject; in the location line, click “Off Campus” or “Online". Carefully read the section descriptions for directions and unique course expectations or dates.
For information about off-campus sites, enrollment and registration, go to https://reg.msu.edu/ROInfo/SummerStudy.aspx.
Guest/Non-Degree Students from other colleges are welcome in MSU NatSci off-campus and online courses. Instructions to apply for admission to MSU as a Lifelong Education/Guest student.