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natural resource management


Other/Related Variations

·       Agroecology

·       Conservation Law Enforcement

·       Controlled Environment Agriculture

·       Ecology Evolution & Natural Resources

·       Environmental Management & Protection

·       Environmental Management in Agriculture & Natural Resources

·       Environmental Management Systems

·       Environmental Resource Management

·       Natural Resource Ecology & Management

·       Natural Resources

·       Range Science

·       Rangeland Ecology & Management

·       Rangeland Ecology & Watershed Management

·       Rangeland Resources

·       Systems Management



Degree Type/Duration

·       Associate’s Degree (2 years)

·       Bachelor’s Degree (4 years)

·       Master’s Degree (Varies)

·       Doctorate Degree (Varies)




This major is for students with an interest to address natural resource conservation and management problems in society. It provides a wide range of topics for students such as recreation resources, rangeland ecology, natural resource policy, watershed management, wildlife management, conservation biology, and more. Students often declare a minor, concentration, or option to narrow down their area of study.


Coursework may cover the following areas: Ecology, Mathematics, Ecosystem Management, Natural Resources and Environmental Management, Policy and Administration, Soil Science, Environmental Ethics, Botany, Chemistry, Biology, Economics, Dendrology, Geology, Watersheds, GIS





·       Environmental Management

·       Natural Resources



Potential Career Paths


·       Biological Technician

·       Conservationist

·       Conservation Officer

·       Research Technician

·       Restoration Specialist

·       Wildland Firefighter

·       Water Treatment Technician



Additional Opportunities/Recommendations

·       Additional certifications available

·       Internship or work experience related to natural resources

·       Wastewater Operator Certification


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