Program at a Glance

  • Program Credits

    3-9 (per session) credits
    • Location

      Mancelona, Mich. or Whidbey Island, Wash.
    • Semesters Offered


    Au Sable Institute of Environmental Studies offers over 20 different field-based, university-level courses in environmental studies and environmental science at campuses in the Great Lakes region (Mancelona, Mich.) and on Puget Sound (Whidbey Island, Wash.).

    What Will I Study?

    As a part of the program, students can take courses featuring extensive field learning opportunities that help elucidate concepts and teach hands-on techniques for sustainability, ecosystem management and restoration, conservation, research and health. Courses take place during two summer session terms, and can be applied to your major, minor or core credits. Au Sable attracts students from 60 different Christian colleges and universities around North America, forming Christian community that cares about preserving, restoring and sustaining God’s creation.