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Colleges and Programs

MSU offers more than 200 programs of undergraduate, graduate and professional study across 17 degree-granting colleges.

For descriptions of each academic program, please see the Academic Programs Catalog

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College of Agriculture and Natural Resources

At MSU’s first college, researchers and students have been tackling some of the world’s biggest problems related to food, energy and the environment for more than 160 years.

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Department of Agriculture, Food and Resource Economics

Department of Animal Science

Department of Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering
(Jointly administered by the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources and the College of Engineering)

Department of Community Sustainability

Department of Entomology
(Jointly administered by the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources and the College of Natural Science)

Department of Fisheries and Wildlife

Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition

Department of Forestry

Department of Horticulture

Department of Plant, Soil and Microbial Sciences

School of Packaging

School of Planning, Design and Construction
(Jointly administered by the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources and the College of Social Science)

The College of Arts and Letters dean's office is located in Linton Hall.

College of Arts and Letters

At CAL, students put the arts, letters, humanities and culture into action to create meaningful impact in our world.

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Eli Broad College of Business and Eli Broad Graduate School of Management

Consistently ranked among the best business schools in the nation, the Broad College prepares students to be innovative and entrepreneurial leaders in the ever-changing world of business.

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College of Communication Arts and Sciences

The first college of communication in the country — and now one of the largest and most respected — ComArtSci pioneers new ways to use communication for the common good.

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College of Education

Graduate programs ranked No. 1 in the nation for 25 years, as well as innovative undergraduate teaching and kinesiology programs, prepare education leaders who make an impact around the world.

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College of Engineering

Spartan engineers learn to solve technical, social and economic problems by combining a firm knowledge of engineering fundamentals and methods with solid project management and communication skills.

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Graduate School

The Graduate School provides strategic leadership to MSU’s master’s and doctoral degree programs and helps emerging scholars and professionals thrive.

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Honors College

One of the nation’s most distinctive and extensive honors programs, the Honors College offers a close-knit, flexible and enriched academic environment that fosters active and innovative learning.

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College of Human Medicine

Nationally recognized as a pioneer in community-based medical education, the college offers clinical practice, research and education at seven campuses across Michigan through affiliations with local health care providers.

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Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

(Jointly administered by the College of Human Medicine, the College of Natural Science and the College of Osteopathic Medicine)

Department of Emergency Medicine

Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Department of Family Medicine

Department of Medicine

Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics

(Jointly administered by the College of Human Medicine, the College of Natural Science, the College of Osteopathic Medicine and the College of Veterinary Medicine)

Department of Neurology and Ophthalmology

(Jointly administered by the College of Human Medicine and the College of Osteopathic Medicine)

Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Biology

Department of Pediatrics and Human Development

Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology

(Jointly administered by the College of Human Medicine, the College of Osteopathic Medicine and the College of Veterinary Medicine)

Department of Physiology

(Jointly administered by the College of Human Medicine, the College of Natural Science, the College of Osteopathic Medicine and the College of Veterinary Medicine)

Department of Psychiatry

(Jointly administered by the College of Human Medicine and the College of Osteopathic Medicine)

Department of Radiology

(Jointly administered by the College of Human Medicine and the College of Osteopathic Medicine)

Department of Surgery

Department of Translational Neuroscience

Dermatology – Nicholas V. Perricone, M.D., Division of Dermatology

Division of Cardiology

Division of Cardiovascular Medicine

Division of Clinical Neuroscience

Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism

Division of General Internal Medicine

Division of Hemotology and Oncology

Division of Human Anatomy

(Jointly administered by the College of Human Medicine and the College of Osteopathic Medicine)

Division of Infectious Diseases

Division of Nanomedicine and Molecular Intervention

Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine

Division of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine

Division of Public Health

Division of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging

Division of Rehabilitation Medicine

Office of Medical Education, Research and Development

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International Studies and Programs

ISP — the hub for international research, teaching and outreach at MSU — works with faculty, staff and students across campus to support international activities and collaborations.

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James Madison College

This residential college focuses on public affairs, with students examining the major political, legal, social and economic issues affecting our world.

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College of Law

An open, collaborative environment, a wide range of hands-on learning opportunities and an exceptional curriculum prepare MSU Law graduates to be tomorrow’s legal advocates and leaders.

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Lyman Briggs College

Lyman Briggs is a residential college where science and the humanities meet, and students are inspired to become lifelong learners, engaged citizens and effective leaders.

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College of Music

World-renowned musicians, scholars, educators and composers and a national reputation for innovation in nurturing musical excellence come together in the music college.

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College of Natural Science

NatSci promotes a basic scientific understanding of nature through excellence in research, teaching and public service across the biological, physical and mathematical sciences.

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Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

(Jointly administered by the College of Human Medicine, the College of Natural Science and the College of Osteopathic Medicine)

Department of Chemistry

Department of Computational Mathematics, Science and Engineering

(Jointly administered by the College of Engineering and the College of Natural Science)

Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences

Department of Entomology

(Jointly administered by the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources and the College of Natural Science)

Department of Integrative Biology

Department of Mathematics

Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics

(Jointly administered by the College of Human Medicine, the College of Natural Science, the College of Osteopathic Medicine and the College of Veterinary Medicine)

Department of Physics and Astronomy

Department of Physiology

(Jointly administered by the College of Human Medicine, the College of Natural Science, the College of Osteopathic Medicine and the College of Veterinary Medicine)

Department of Plant Biology

Department of Statistics and Probability

Division of Human Pathology

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College of Nursing

Spartan nurses work to improve outcomes in chronic illnesses, promote healthy lifestyles and enhance the health and well-being of individuals and families across the world.

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College of Osteopathic Medicine

Known for primary care education, the college emphasizes patient-centered medical care and helping students achieve expertise in working with patients from diverse backgrounds.

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Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

(Jointly administered by the College of Human Medicine, the College of Natural Science and the College of Osteopathic Medicine)

Department of Family and Community Medicine

Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics

(Jointly administered by the College of Human Medicine, the College of Natural Science, the College of Osteopathic Medicine and the College of Veterinary Medicine)

Department of Neurology and Ophthalmology

(Jointly administered by the College of Human Medicine and the College of Osteopathic Medicine)

Department of Orthopedics

Department of Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine

Department of Osteopathic Medical Specialties

Department of Osteopathic Surgical Specialties

Department of PA Medicine

Department of Pediatrics

Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology

(Jointly administered by the College of Human Medicine, the College of Osteopathic Medicine and the College of Veterinary Medicine)

Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Department of Physiology

(Jointly administered by the College of Human Medicine, the College of Natural Science, the College of Osteopathic Medicine and the College of Veterinary Medicine)

Department of Psychiatry

(Jointly administered by the College of Human Medicine and the College of Osteopathic Medicine)

Department of Radiology

Division of Human Anatomy

(Jointly administered by the College of Human Medicine and the College of Osteopathic Medicine)

Statewide Campus System

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Residential College in the Arts and Humanities

RCAH is a residential college for students interested in the global connections between literature, history, language, the arts and civic engagement.

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College of Social Science

Home to the social, behavioral and economic sciences, the college — the largest at MSU — works to understand and predict behavior and to develop effective solutions in local and global communities.

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Undergraduate Education

The office oversees academic policies for MSU’s nearly 40,000 undergraduate students, and coordinates programs and initiatives to help students achieve success.

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College of Veterinary Medicine

Unparalleled training for future veterinarians, world-class care for animals and groundbreaking research come together in the state’s only veterinary college.

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