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Academic Programs|School of Environment and Natural Resources Overview
  • ENR - Environment and Natural Resources

    ENR students interact with classmates from fields as diverse as policy, science, cultural studies, sociology, economics, art and business to dig into environmental questions.

  • ENR - Environment and Natural Resources

    ENR students participate in an environmental assessment of a real-world natural resource challenge, adding depth to their educational experience.

  • ENR - Environment and Natural Resources

    A second major or minor in ENR makes students in any field stand out to potential employers.


Why Environment and Natural Resources (ENR)?

The UW School of Environment and Natural Resources addresses critical issues such as local freshwater supply, global energy generation, sustainable food production. An ENR education prepares you to address these increasingly complex topics with academic depth and breadth. You bring the expertise you gain earning a concurrent major in any of UW’s seven colleges to the Haub School classroom. We broaden your scholarly perspective by exposing you to new disciplines so that you can undertake the transformative work of interdisciplinary problem solving. ENR is a training ground for the real world, where diverse groups of people come together to tackle pressing environmental and natural resource questions. Join an inclusive environment where students from political science, cultural studies, sociology, economics, art and business learn from top-notch faculty in collaboration. Seize opportunities to study and work abroad, take field courses, and complete a hands-on internship, and discover an educational experience that is rewarding both inside the classroom and beyond.

What can I do with a degree from ENR?

The UW School of Environment and Natural Resources allows students in any field – from wildlife biology to art, from geography to philosophy, from communications to business – to stand out to potential employers. 

Some of our graduates have selected to go into the following careers.

  • Consulting firms and think tanks including the Meridian Institute
  • Agencies including the Bureau of Land Management, Bureau of Indian Affairs, U.S. Forest Service, and Wyoming Game and Fish Department
  • Industry including wind energy developers and oil and gas producers
  • NGOs including Wyoming Wildlife Federation, Wyoming Outdoor Council, The Nature Conservancy, and Center for Biological Diversity
  • Educational institutions, as professors at universities across the US and as experiential educators at Wyoming’s Teton Science Schools or California’s High Trails Outdoor Science School
  • Others pursue advanced degrees, earning doctorates in disciplines such as urban ecology, poetics, and population ecology

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Preparing for the Future

ENR - Environment and Natural Resources
Every business, agency, and organization faces questions of sustainability in a resource-limited world. Adding an ENR major or minor helps graduates tackle these complexities in just about any career field imaginable.

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