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MSU’s College of Natural Science (NatSci) is home to nearly 1,000 graduate students who are pursuing advanced degrees across the biological, physical and mathematical sciences.

MSU NatSci has extraordinary faculty and provides world-class facilities with a proven record of success. Graduate students are able to explore and develop their academic interests by utilizing a network of more than 325 faculty members and 21 degree programs to enhance scholarship in their chosen field. Collaboration and customization are at the core of our graduate studies. We offer one-on-one contact with faculty that enables students to customize studies according to personal strengths and interests.

Certification in Teaching College Science and Mathematics is a voluntary comprehensive program to prepare graduate students for careers in post-secondary education while enhancing the quality of their teaching at Michigan State.

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NatSci junior nominated for Truman Scholarship
NatSci junior nominated for Truman Scholarship

Hannah MacDonald, a junior majoring in earth science in the College of Natural Science, is among four undergraduate student leaders nominated by MSU for the Harry S. Truman Scholarship.

NatSci student earns 2016 Board of Trustees' Award for GPA
NatSci student earns 2016 Board of Trustees' Award for GPA

MSU College of Natural Science neuroscience major Rachel Rolinski was one of nine students recently recognized by the MSU Board of Trustees for maintaining a 4.0 GPA during their time at the university.

MSU data breach exposed records
MSU data breach exposed records

MSU has confirmed that on Nov. 13 an unauthorized party gained access to a university server containing certain sensitive data. MSU’s Information Technology team rapidly determined the cause and nature of the breach, and the MSU Police Department is working diligently with federal law enforcement partners to investigate the crime.

MSU NatSci faculty member, student receive ASM awards
MSU NatSci faculty member, student receive ASM awards

An MSU NatSci molecular biologist and her doctoral student have received awards from the American Society for Microbiology.

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