Degrees type: Associate, Bachelor

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Interested in the environment? Curious about the various ecological issues facing our globe? Looking for a job in renewable energy, restoration, conservation, as a park ranger or with the DCNR?

A degree in natural resource management from Mount Aloysius College will help you along your path.

This degree, which you can complete in as little as two years, prepares students for their careers by helping them understand a mixture of biology, ecology, and management practices.

Program Highlights

  • Associates or Bachelors Degree options

  • 2+2 Pathway

Three students in the woods doing research

Learn Beyond the Classroom with Hands-On Fieldwork

Lake Inventory

Students travel to a local lake, where they use seine netting to perform lake inventory.

Animal Conservation

Students installed bat boxes at a local park and on campus to assist with the conservation of the local bat population.

Study Insect-Borne Disease

Students harvest ticks in the woods on-campus for research into Lyme disease.

Water Quality Assessments

Students get to travel to a local abandoned mine drainage field to assess and test the water quality in the area.

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Donating Dentists

Katie and Ally work to give dental hygiene kits to homeless shelters.

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Ready for Pharmacy

Amanda, ‘18, feels her success is because of her experiences at MAC.

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Infectious Literature

Dr. Tara Allison ‘10 has published a children’s book about Rhinovirus

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Students Create Bat Boxes for Service Learning Project

Biology II students created bat boxes to support the ecosystem.

Watch a video with Dr. John Whitlock, a professor in the science and mathematics department, talking about new biology opportunities at the Mount.

Watch a video with Dr. Merrilee Anderson, a professor in the science and mathematics department, talking about earth day.

Watch a video with Dr. Merrilee Anderson, a professor in the science and mathematics department, talking about the living classroom.

Watch a video with alum Patrick McKee talking about learning sustainability at the Mount.

Watch Dr. John Whitlock, a professor in the science and mathematics department, discuss sauropods.

Watch a video about what to expect when visiting Mount Aloysius.

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