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Want a Job That Gets You Outdoors? Think Haub School.

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Haub School of Environment and Natural Resources has undergraduate degrees, several minors and graduate degrees to choose from.

You want a fulfilling career, but the idea of sitting behind a desk from 9 to 5 just isn’t appealing. You’re an outside thinker. You’re looking for something that allows you to make a good living, but lets you get outside, breathe fresh air and feel the Earth under your boots.

If that kind of role gets you excited, the University of Wyoming’s Haub School of Environment and Natural Resources has the program for you. If you’re relentlessly curious and interested in topics such as the environment, natural resources and solving problems, our graduates go on to work for schools, art institutes, law firms, international aid organizations and ski areas. They are entrepreneurs, photojournalists, biologists, policy analysts, technicians and directors.

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With diverse degree offerings and hands-on education, the Haub School will help you land a job in which you can find adventure and one you’ll love going to every single day.

And trust us, this is the place to study for an outdoor career. Laramie has been named the No. 3 college in the nation for hikers and outdoors enthusiasts. Check out our degree options, and decide which path helps unleash your inspired creativity.

Haub School Pathways

Undergraduate program options

Bachelor degrees

  • Environmental Systems Science

    • You’ll practice data collection, statistical analysis, and modeling to understand the physical, biological, and human components of the Earth system.

  • Environment and Natural Resources

    • If environmental science, history, policy or economics appeals to you, the ENR major checks the boxes. You’ll work with peers from across campus to improve critical thinking and problem solving for natural resource challenges. This is also available as a minor.

  • Outdoor Recreation and Tourism Management

    • One of the West’s fastest-growing industries, this major prepares you to integrate business with topics such as culture, environment and natural resources, recreation and tourism.

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  • Environmental and Natural Resources

  • Outdoor Leadership

    • Study in the classroom and the back country to develop leadership skills, explore field ecology, gain real-world experience, and earn your Wilderness First Responder certification.

  • Sustainability

    • This option is perfect for big-picture thinkers who want to diversify and improve food, energy, and social systems for the planet.

Graduate program options

  • Environment and Natural Resources (plus a concurrent degree of your choosing)

  • Environment and Natural Resources (minor)

  • Law and Environment and Natural Resources (joint Juris Doctorate/Masters of Arts)

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