NREM Graduate Program

Master's Programs

We offer two degree options in our natural resources and environmental management (NREM) master's program: a master of science (MS) and a master of arts (MA). Both are offered on our main campus and require 30 credit hours. The MS also requires a thesis, and the MA requires a research paper or creative project.

The flexible nature of the program allows you to create a course of study that suits your specific interests. Potential areas of study include:

  • Environmental management
  • Land management
  • Urban and rural community development
  • Industrial ecology
  • Environmental change
  • Water quality
  • Wastewater management
  • Hazardous materials/environmental site assessment
  • Homeland security/awareness and response to terrorism
  • Air quality
  • Pollution control
  • Environmental permitting certifications
  • Parks and recreation 

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Is a master’s degree in NREM right for you? Find out for yourself. Come visit campus to meet our professors and current students.

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Natural Resources and Environmental Management
West Quad, Room 110
Ball State University
Muncie, IN 47306

Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Phone: 765-285-5780
Fax: 765-285-2606
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