Natural Resources Stewardship Master of Natural Resources Stewardship (M.N.R.S.)

Career Opportunities

Ideal for professionals who have experience with natural resources and have built a network within the industry, the Master of Natural Resources Stewardship prepares you to be a leader in roles that include:

  • Environmental planner or coordinator
  • Stewardship coordinator
  • Environmental program manager
  • Forester
  • Range conservationist
  • Land manager
  • Restoration ecologist
  • Fire management officer
  • Soil conservationist
  • Wildland manager
  • Land steward within the non-profit sector

Employment within this industry is projected to grow faster than the average over the next decade according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Heightened public interest in the hazards facing the environment, as well as the increasing demands placed on the environment by population growth, is expected to spur demand for highly educated natural resource planners, managers, and conservationists. This degree is designed to prepare students to lead projects and programs that answer bigger picture challenges associated with human interaction with the environment.

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