Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences
The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences (NRES) is a broad and diverse department offering flexible M.S. and Ph.D. degrees. The mission of the department is to establish and implement research and educational programs that enhance environmental stewardship in the management and use of natural, agricultural, and urban systems in a socially responsible manner.
Doctoral study in NRES involves developing an expertise through course work, professional activities and research experience in one or more of the disciplines described above and using this knowledge to solve and address problems. Illustrating the breadth of NRES, research areas include but are not limited to: aquatic chemistry, environmental education, humans and the environment, natural resource economics, plant physiology and biochemistry, restoration ecology, quantitative analysis, and wildlife ecology.
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