Rangeland, Wildlife and Fisheries Management - BS, Rangeland Management Track
The Rangeland Management track combines the disciplines of ecology and range management to best promote the production, conservation, function and stewardship of rangelands found around the world. Our curriculum focuses on fundamental ecological and rangeland principles used in addressing leading challenges, such as watershed health, invasive exotic plant control and wildland fires. Included in this track is a summer field camp providing intense field experience to solidify principles students will need to pursue advanced coursework in focal management areas.
The Society for Rangeland Management has recognized this track as an accredited program, exceeding acceptable standards in the profession. Upon graduation, students will meet the basic qualifications to apply for certificates as a Certified Professional in Rangeland Management and Certified Range Management Consultants, providing competitive credentials in today’s job market. Students will be prepared to seek employment with government agencies, such as the Natural Resources Conservation Service, or head into environmental and natural resources consulting or private sector ranch management.