Bold ideas for a better world

The University of Michigan's School of Natural Resources and Environment (SNRE) offers the most comprehensive and interdisciplinary master's and doctoral programs in the nation. Since its founding, Michigan SNRE has been a leader in environmental education, pioneering practices like remote sensing and establishing fields like environmental justice. Join us to help protect the Earth's resources and achieve a sustainable society.


What makes Michigan SNRE unique?

  • Our customizable learning experience offers all the benefits of a small, intimate school embedded in the nation's #1 public research university (as ranked by the National Science Foundation)
  • Our interdisciplinary emphasis joins natural and social scientists, designers, and engineers within SNRE and inspires campus-wide collaborations
  • Our century-old tradition of active, place-based learning transforms knowledge to application
  • Our global engagement equips students to change the world

SNRE provides the intellectual challenges and scientific experiences that will prepare you to be a leader and agent of environmental change. You will learn in the classroom, field, and lab. You will work on team projects with nationally known clients. You will find internship opportunities in the government, private sector, and NGOs. You will be guided by faculty who are leaders in their fields. And you will join a world wide community—8,000 strong—of alumni, students, scholars, and partners who champion bold ideas for better world.


If you are planning a career in the environment and want the very best education for that career, apply to Michigan SNRE.

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