In recent years, concerns
about climate change and other environmental issues have led to great job growth
in the fields of natural resources and environmental management. If you want to
make an impact on the environment, have a passion for the outdoors, or are
drawn to a career that blends the social and physical sciences, this is the
program for you.
Our intimate class sizes mean you’ll get plenty
of one-on-one attention and mentoring from our distinguished
faculty. And you’ll have lots of opportunities for
hands-on experience outside the classroom. From field
studies to lab work and even trips abroad, you’ll
be involved in projects that give you the skills you need to land a job in the
environmental or natural resources field of your choice.
Our natural resources and environmental management master’s program allows you to tailor your
studies to suit your interests. Looking for a career in conservation?
Interested in the interplay between humans and the health of the environment,
and vice versa? Want to influence environmental policy? Whatever your interest,
you can pursue it here.
If you are interested in pursuing a doctorate, the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Management can serve as a
major or cognate for students enrolled in the doctor of science education
degree program (EdD). Learn more about Ball State's EdD in science education.
Students can earn a
certificate in emergency management/homeland security,
gaining expertise in a variety of emergency response topics. Graduates often go
on to careers as public safety first-responders as well as workers in the
fields of public health and emergency medical services.
Learn more about the graduate degrees in natural resources and environmental management. Come visit campus. Meet our professors and current students.
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