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Natural Resources Management, B.S.
The natural resources management program prepares students to care for the land- and water-based ecosystems of Michigan and beyond, as well as to serve the people whose well-being depends on these resources.
Students learn how to apply scientific knowledge to address environmental issues related to ecology, conservation, and sustainability. The Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in natural resources management offers students a variety of academic options to pursue:
- General natural resources management degree
- Wildlife certification
- Natural resources management minor
Why Study Natural Resources Management at Grand Valley?
- The program is the only one of its kind at a liberal arts college in Michigan.
- Students gain practical work experience through connections with environmental and natural resources agencies, nonprofit organizations, and those in the industry.
- Hands-on, experiential learning in indoor and outdoor field-based classes.
- There are many opportunities to research projects with faculty on a wide range of topics including wildlife management, invasive species control, ecological restoration, renewable energy, and endangered species conservation.
- With an advisor's guidance, students can develop customized programs based on their specific interests.