​CNR Majors, Options, Minors and Graduate Programs  

Listed below are the current majors, options, minors and graduate programs offered within the College of Natural Resources. You can find a sample planning sheet for each of the undergraduate options by clicking on their respective names. The planning sheets outline suggested coursework, by semester, for each of the majors. You can also learn more by visiting the UW-Stevens Point course catalog.

 Undergraduate Majors and Options 

Undergraduate Minors  

Graduate Programs 

The College of Natural Resources Masters program is designed for students looking to pursue a Masters degree with an emphasis in a variety of areas such as forestry, wildlife, fisheries, water, human dimensions of natural resources, environmental education, soil science, waste management and others. 

The Applied Master of Sciences in Natural Resources is designed for working professionals who are:  
  • Seeking professional development
  • Seeking a Master's Degree
  • Looking to increase their knowledge and leadership skills relative to natural resources and environmental education 


This program is a Northwoods Wisconsin residential learning experience culminating in an extraordinary master's degree in natural resources with a focus in residential environmental education. Fellows reside at the Conserve School in the beautiful northern forests of Wisconsin for all 4 semesters while completing UWSP distance learning and face-to-face courses. At the same time, they gain skills at an environmental school and a residential environmental education center.

There are currently two Peace Corps opportunities available within the College of Natural Resources.  

  • The Master's International program allows you to volunteer with the Peace Corps while obtaining your degree.
  • The Peace Corps Fellows program is for returning Peace Corps volunteers who would like to advance their education.