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of graduates get jobs or pursue further education


of department offered courses have hands-on components


in NREM specific scholarships available each year

Home Away From Home

With two undergraduate majors and several graduate programs, students passionate about the outdoors are sure to find a home in NREM.

Animal Ecology Major       Forestry Major

MS Programs      PhD Programs

Hands-on Learning

Hands-on Learning

All NREM professors support hands-on learning, with many classes incorporating labs and field trips. Students must also complete 400 hours of work experience.

Learn About the Hour Requirement

Learning Community

Learning Communities

Join a learning community to help build your network and personal support system. Students have access to reserved coursework and fun out-of-class activities.

Learn About Learning Communities

Montana Camp


Make the mountains of Montana your classroom. The Rod and Connie French Conservation Camp offers summer and early fall courses intended to immerse you in the field.

Learn About FRENCH Conservation Camp



Students are assigned an advisors who are there to guide you through the challenges of college. They all have open-door policies and one-on-one advising sessions.

See the First and Second Year Advisors