State’s natural resources and environmental management graduate program gives
you the freedom to create a path of study that addresses your unique passions and interests.
multidisciplinary program integrates physical and social sciences,
you with extensive real-world learning opportunities.
get hands-on experience through field research, laboratory work, research
projects, conferences, and more. Along the way, our expert faculty will give you one-on-one guidance as you work toward your career goals.
Since Michael Cooper enrolled in Ball State’s NREM program, he has been able to combine his sales skills with his love of nature to promote ideas such as outdoor pursuits, family time in parks, and active lifestyles.
of the program often become leaders
careers where human involvement is essential to environmental protection and
management, including private sector organizations, governmental agencies and
academic institutions. Specific careers include:
- Air pollution control
- Air quality specialist
- Atmospheric scientist
- Conservation scientist
- Emergency responder
- Environmental chemist
- Hazardous waste management
- International rural development
- Interpretive naturalist
- Occupational and industrial hygiene
- Park and recreation management
- Resource specialist
- Soil conservationist
- Watershed manager
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a master’s degree in NREM right for you? Find out for yourself. Come visit campus to meet our professors and current students.