From doctoral and master’s degrees to bachelor’s programs in agroecology, rangeland ecology and watershed management, molecular biology, family and consumer sciences, plant sciences, and agricultural economics, the University of Wyoming offers diverse options in natural resources and agricultural degree programs. Our faculty and staff members are dedicated to providing students with strong, well-rounded academic backgrounds and agricultural degrees, which enable them to excel in the world of agriculture and natural resources.
Our areas of distinction include premier programs in the science and economics of reclamation, soils and rangeland management, community economic development including family entrepreneurship, economic impacts of energy development, and a national reputation in wildlife and livestock health research and management. Our student enrollment has grown steadily to its current level of approximately 1,000 students.
Dedication to students is a source of pride for the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, as is our commitment to teaching. Our college offers eight exciting and diverse bachelor's degrees. Often, each major consists of various curriculum options so that students can customize a program to closely meet their academic and career goals.
Are you curious about ways to attract wildlife to your backyard? New ways to stretch your grocery budget? What about putting up a wind generator on your small acreage? Are you looking for a youth program that puts character first? Community development, sustainable agriculture and natural resources, rangeland management, nutrition, food safety, and 4-H/youth development — the University of Wyoming Extension focuses on issues that matter most to you!
Today WAES conducts fundamental and applied research on agricultural, natural, and community resource issues related to the current and future needs of Wyoming, the region, the nation, and the world.