Natural Resources Masters Program — Outdoor Recreation Technical Option

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The Natural Resources Masters Program is a unique, intercollegiate, multidisciplinary program that focuses on several aspects of natural resource policy, management and assessment. Students in this program may pursue a Master of Science in Natural Resources or a non-thesis Master of Natural Resources degree. Both programs require students to select a Technical Option, which combines core courses in resource issues and management with a series of related courses that enhance their understanding of the processes within a variety of technical disciplines.

Administered by the Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management, the Outdoor Recreation Technical Option provides students with the knowledge and skills needed for planning and managing natural resource-based outdoor recreation opportunities and resources. Graduates enjoy positions with parks, recreation and land management agencies as well as with private companies and environmental organizations.

Course Information

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