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Natural Resources Management

The Natural Resources Management (NRM) major prepares the next generation of leaders with the knowledge, ability, and excellence to conserve and manage our natural systems for a sustainable future. The degree is an innovative interdisciplinary combination of social and ecosystem sciences, structured to generate critical thinking and problem solving skills necessary to address the many challenges of complex natural resources issues.

The degree is flexible and requires a minor, which provides students the opportunity to tailor their academic experience so that they may discover and pursue their own interests and passions. Students can pair the degree with one of the natural resources minors, including nature-based recreation, watershed sciences, natural resources ecology, or urban environmental sciences; or any minor on campus, such as communications, fisheries, business, sociology, foreign language, or sustainability.

Small class size and close contact with world-class faculty provide for a challenging and high quality academic experience. Natural resources management is a growing field with a wide variety of career options and solid earning potential in both public and private sectors.