College of Natural and Health Sciences

At the College of Natural and Health Sciences, students are part of a thriving learning community that spurs local, regional, and global progress. As one of these students, you'll enjoy a unique opportunity to work side-by-side with experienced faculty members on innovative research projects in a number of fields, such as pre-health, environmental studies, exercise science, sport management, mathematics, psychology, and molecular biology.

Wherever you are on your academic or professional path, Natural and Health Sciences is your academic home for the baccalaureate degree or certificate, interdisciplinary minor, or master of science degree you need. And your hard work here is worth it. Our graduates benefit from an 87% placement rate.

The college sponsors many Science Night offerings throughout the year which are open to everyone.  Visit the Science Night page to learn more.

Dean WelcomeDean's Welcome

Dean Emmanuel Otu leads a faculty of experienced and knowledgeable scholars who are committed to core Parkside values such as community engagement and inclusiveness, and creating exciting applied research opportunities for students.

Mission_Vision (6) Mission and Vision

Becoming a regional leader of excellence in teaching, research, and service to the university and greater community: a vision made possible by the contributions of our faculty, and their devotion to our students.


Our_Programs (6)Our Programs

With over 28 majors, minors, concentrations, and certificates, the College of Natural and Health Sciences offers cutting-edge research programs, and provides a foundation for you to take on today's toughest scientific challenges.

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Come join some of our region's best and brightest faculty and students. Let us help you prepare for a successful career, fellowship, or graduate-level opportunity in the fields of science, health, and mathematics. Apply today.

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