Biology off campus
Au Sable Institute of Environmental Studies
For a fresh perspective on caring for the environment, you can participate in the Au Sable Institute and travel to:
- Northern Michigan’s forests for courses in environmental studies, field biology and ecology
- Puget Sound to study marine mammals and alpine ecology
Au Sable also has campuses in Florida, East Africa and South India. Au Sable offers a 3-week May session and 2 month-long summer sessions.
Creation Care Study Program
The Creation Care Study Program helps students connect their Christian faith with complex, urgent global issues. Students in the 4-month program take courses in theology, tropical ecology and sustainable development while exploring tropical rainforests, mountain streams and coral reefs. Campuses are in:
- Central America
- New Zealand
At Northwestern, you’ll have the opportunity to put your conservation or healthcare learning to work as a short-term missionary if that’s where your heart is. Northwestern’s exemplar campus ministry program offers 10-day to 10-week mission experiences in the U.S. and around the globe. Science students have served in hospitals and clinics and with missionaries working in sustainable crop and community development.