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Natural Resource Management

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Degree Details

Offered as: Bachelor

Program Highlights

  • Associates or Bachelors Degree options
  • 2+2 Pathway

Why Study Natural Resources Management at Mount Aloysius College?

This major seeks to harness the coming wave of jobs in environmental conservation, restoration, and industrial and mining mitigation as we transition towards green power and away from fossil fuels through the incorporation of theoretical ecology and biology along with coursework in applied management practice. Our beautiful 193-acre campus is surrounded by an amazing landscape that will be utilized during your studies.

What do Natural Resources Managers do?

Students will gain exposure to law and legal studies as preparation for working within existing legal structures to manage and mitigate environmental impacts in both the private and public sectors. Students graduating with this major can go directly into the industry, or transition into a post-graduate Masters or Doctorate program.

Possible Careers

  • Conservation Officer
  • Environmentalist
  • Forester
  • Environmental or Science Educator
  • Field Researchers
  • Forest/Wildlife Ecologist
  • Land Use Planner
  • Naturalist
  • Wetlands Restoration Specialist
  • Conservation Biologist

Are there job openings? How much will I make?

The demand for Conservation scientists and Foresters is expected to rise 6% from 2016 to 2026, an increase of 2,000 jobs.* The average median wage for a Conservation Scientist in the state of Pennsylvania is $52,550.* The average median wage for a Forester in the state of Pennsylvania is $68,530.*

*Bureau of Labor Statistics

Who will teach me?

Full-time faculty and adjunct faculty that are current professionals in the field.

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