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Major: Natural Resources Management and Policy


Introduction

Natural resources management and policy programs prepare students to plan, develop, manage, and evaluate programs to protect and regulate natural habitats and renewable natural resources.

Specific programs included in this major:

  • Land Use Planning and Management/Development
  • Natural Resource Economics
  • Natural Resource Recreation and Tourism
  • Natural Resources Law Enforcement and Protective Services
  • Natural Resources Management and Policy
  • Natural Resources Management and Policy, Other
  • Water, Wetlands, and Marine Resources Management

 

Typical Degrees Offered

Minnesota schools offer several different award levels for this major. The number of 2017-2018 graduates in the chart below were awarded the following degrees:

Award of less than 1 academic year, 27 graduates

Associates degree, 20 graduates

*This award level also includes post-bachelor's certificates.
**This award level also includes post-master's certificates.

 

Careers You Qualify For With This Major

 

Schools That Offer This Major

SchoolCity
Central Lakes College - Brainerd Brainerd
Riverland Community College - Albert Lea Albert Lea
Riverland Community College - Austin Austin
Riverland Community College - Owatonna Owatonna
Vermilion Community College Ely

 

Related Majors

 

College Preparation

In Minnesota, your school may have developed a Program of Study in this career area. A Program of Study is an academic and career plan developed by your high school to help move you towards a career and college path. A Program of Study can help you:

  • Select high school classes that prepare you for college and getting a job
  • Understand how the classes you're taking in high school lead to a career
  • Identify extra-curricular activities that are related to your career interest
  • See what classes at your school offer early college credit that will save you time and money towards your college expenses
  • Graduate from high school prepared for your next step toward the career you choose

Learn more about Programs of Study at your high school.

 

Read more about our data.