Undergraduate students

 

Major and minor programs

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Agricultural science major

Gain expertise in plant and animal operations, pest control, production and use of plant and animal products, marketing, food sciences, and basic economics and management.

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Agricultural science and economics dual majors

Combine a passion for providing for the world through agriculture with a powerful understanding of markets, trade, statistics and solutions to resource allocation problems.

Nevada teach students

NevadaTeach: Agricultural science dual majors

Earn bachelor's degrees in agricultural science and secondary education, fulfilling Nevada course requirements for secondary-school licensure in agricultural science.

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Agricultural communication minor

Develop the skills to engage in science communication around issues related to agriculture, biotechnology, natural resources and environmental science, such as land use, food production and resource management.

rangeland students

Rangeland ecology & management major

The rangeland ecology & management major at the University of Nevada, Reno is the only degree in Nevada nationally accredited with the Society for Range Management.

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Veterinary science major

Prepare for veterinary medicine, animal production, biotechnology or conservation careers in a program recognized for its animal breeding, genetics, nutrition, physiology, growth, behavior and management work.

Join the class of 2027

Claim your opportunity. Application deadline for priority scholarship consideration is Feb. 1, 2023. Apply today.

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Certificate programs

Rangeland & Fire Ecology Education Program certifications empower working professionals to advance their careers

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Natural resource management certificate

The natural resource management certificate allows working professionals a pathway to earn college credits to meet federal hiring requirements for general natural resource management (401) positions.

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Rangeland management specialist certificate

The rangeland management specialist certificate allows working professionals a pathway to earn college credits to meet federal hiring requirements for general natural resource management (454) positions.

Are you ready for a world of opportunity?

Rangeland & Fire Ecology Education Program certifications empower you to advance your career and leave a lasting impact.

 

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