Lead vital environmental efforts to protect natural resources in sustainable ways.
The world needs resource managers who can bring diverse stakeholders together to solve complex environmental challenges.
Learn how to build stakeholder capacity, practice effective communication strategies, and provide the leadership and management to organizations and communities facing challenges, especially within the context of a changing climate.
This 30-credit program gives students the flexibility to earn a master’s degree while continuing to work full-time, with a convenient weekend schedule.
Earn your M.S. in Resource Management and Conservation, and work in a meaningful way to:
- Help communities prepare for climate change
- Protect water
- Direct community waste systems
- Manage energy and materials sustainably
- Conserve landscapes
- Preserve ecological services in the face of landscape development
- Create landscape resilience
- Develop multiple sustainable uses of a natural resource
- Restore degraded ecosystems
Master’s Degree Program Features
- Weekend class schedule
- Open to recent graduates as well as those with prior professional experience
- Allows you to investigate a new area of environmental theory and practice or supplement your current professional expertise
- Learn how to practice effective communication strategies
- Learn from faculty who are engaged environmental scholars and practitioners addressing real-world environmental problems at regional, national, and international scales
- Applied research projects provide you with a wide range of networking opportunities
- Cohorts reflect a diversity of learners, ranging from seasoned resource managers to more recent graduates, trained with cutting edge management tools