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Environmental Science Master’s Program

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The Master of Science in Environmental Science program at Sitting Bull College prepares graduates as leaders in environmental, wildlife, and natural resource management fields.  Students attain education through research, practical application, and the use of modern technology in order to build intellectual capital.  The educational process is guided by western science methodologies balanced with traditional Lakota/Dakota cultural values.

Program Outcomes (Goals)

  1. The student will develop scientific critical thinking skills.
  2. The student will demonstrate the ability to articulate knowledge of environmental science, methodologies, and policy both verbally and orally.
  3. The student will synthesize a cogent research thesis inclusive of appropriate statistical analysis.
  4. The student will demonstrate an understanding of Native Science as it relates to the Lakota/Dakota culture, while maintaining the balance with and the integrity of Western Science.


Masters of Science – Environmental Science

Admission Requirements
Admission Requirements Check Sheet

Degree Plans
Course Descriptions


Daniel Buresh  Ph.D. Oregon State University, B.S., Oregon State University A.A., Sitting Bull College

Gary Halvorson Ph.D. Oregon State University M.S., Oregon State University B.A., St. Olaf College

Mafany Ndiva Mongoh  Ph.D. North Dakota State University M.S., North Dakota State University B.S., University of Buea

Francis Ndar Onduso Ph.D University of Arkansas

Renae Schmitt MS (Ph.D. ABD)