Environmental Resource Management
This major is for students who are interested in environmental protection and sustainability. Students can focus on their individual specialized environmental interests with this curriculum.
Why major in Environmental Resource Management?
You may choose this major if you want to:
- take advantage of Pennsylvania’s abundant streams, forests, and wetlands as outdoor classrooms
- experience interactive learning while studying in our soil, land and water laboratories
- resolve conflicting issues concerning conservation and management of natural resources
- customize your education to suit your personal environmental interests
Career Opportunities for Graduates
The number of job openings in the agricultural industry annually exceeds the number of available qualified graduates.
A variety of career choices are available to you:
- Environmental compliance and policy
- Environmental science and consulting
- Geographic information systems (GIS)
- Hazardous waste management
- Soil and natural resources conservation
- Stream restoration
- Water quality
- Wetlands and watershed management
- Wildlife and aquatic ecology