Welcome to the Resource Management (RM) Emphasis

Students in the Resource Management emphasis area focus on the interactions of people and nature.  A primary focus is how we can sustainably maintain natural areas for the enjoyment of people, emphasizing access now while caring for our natural resources.  Students in this emphasis area typically seek employment in federal, state, and municipal agencies as park rangers or naturalists, park planners, facility managers, and  outdoor recreation planners among many other opportunities.

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View program requirements, 4-year plan, and curriculum for Resource Management.

About Resource Management

As the only accredited program in the state of Minnesota, the RPLS Bachelor of Science degree prepares students to enter the field of Resource Management (RM).

Career Opportunities

Students who pursue a degree in Resource Management will be equipped to success in a variety of professional settings.