The S.J. & Jessie E. Quinney College of Natural Resources houses three Departments dedicated to the field of Natural Resources:

Department of Environment and Society

This department emphasizes programs that bring people and science together for healthy communities and enduring ecosystems.

Undergraduate Degrees:

Environmental Studies
Geography & Geography Teaching
Recreation Resource Management

Graduate Programs:

Bioregional Planning
Geography Peace Corps Masters International
Human Dimensions of Ecosystem Science and Management
NR Environmental Education Program
Recreation Resource Management




Department of Watershed Sciences

This department is dedicated to programs that bring science to the management of watershed ecosystems in Utah and the world.

Undergraduate Degrees:

Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences
Geography - Physical Geography Emphasis
Watershed and Earth Systems

Graduate Degree Programs:

Aquatic Ecology
Watershed Science



Department of Wildland Resources

This department is committed to programs in integrating forest, range, and wildlife sciences.

Undergraduate Degrees:

Conservation and Restoration Ecology
Rangeland Resources
Wildlife Science

Graduate Programs:

Range Science
Wildlife Biology


CNR Graduate Programs

Master of Natural Resources (MNR)


Continuing Education and Certificate Programs

Continuing Education in Ecosystem Management (CEEM)

Continuing Education in Fuels Management (CEFM)

National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) Certificate Program

Natural Resources and Environmental Education Graduate Certificate Program (NREE)