College of Agriculture, Biotechnology and Natural Resources Degrees & Programs

Agricultural Science

Agricultural science is one of the newest and most exciting fields at CABNR.

Biochemistry

The sciences of biochemistry and molecular biology examine how molecules important to life carry out their functions within cells.

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

A degree in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology can serve as a springboard to medical school or numerous other science-based career paths.

Biotechnology

Biotech student The biotechnology program aims to produce well-trained researchers with theoretical knowledge, technical skills and real-world experience based on both academic research experiences and internships in the biotechnology industry.

Cell and Molecular Biology

Microscope with Cells The highly interactive program offers a wide range of study options dealing with contemporary biophysics, cancer, cell biology, chemical biology, immunology, insect biochemistry, microbiology, pharmacology and plant biology.

Ecohydrology

Echohydrology Integrating water, people, and the environment.

Ecology, Evolution and Conservation Biology

Ecology, Evolution and Conservation Biology is an interdisciplinary doctoral program bringing together faculty and students from multiple departments and institutions at the University of Nevada, Reno, the Desert Research Institute and the Great Basin Institute.

Environmental Sciences

The Environmental Sciences Graduate Program is based on the tenet that graduate education in the environmental sciences requires an interdisciplinary approach encompassing the fields of chemistry, biology, ecology, physics, and human health.

Hydrologic Science

The study of the movement, distribution, and quality of water on Earth and other planets, including the hydrologic cycle, water resources and environmental watershed sustainability.

Natural Resources and Environmental Science

Natural Resources and Environment Advanced study of the ecology, management, and restoration of range, forest, and wildlife ecosystems.

Nutrition

A degree in nutrition/dietetics provides students with a strong science background, laboratory experiences and community and clinical opportunities related to human health and nutrition.

Rangeland Ecology and Management

The Rangeland Ecology & Management major is offered through the Departments of Natural Resources and Environmental Science (NRES) and Agriculture, Nutrition & Veterinary Science (ANVS).

Veterinary Science

The University of Nevada, Reno offers a pre-professional program in Veterinary Medicine (Science) through the Department of Agriculture, Nutrition and Veterinary Science .