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College of Natural Resources ​​Water Resources Degree

Major

Address Complex Environmental Challenges

Work with environmental consulting firms and state, federal, tribal, and local resource management agencies to protect and manage the quality and quantity of water resources. Graduates find jobs such as water quality specialists, environmental scientists, and chemists.

Why study Water Resources at UW-Stevens Point?

Water Resource students choose one or more academic paths focused on water resource management’s physical, chemical, or biological aspects. Electives offer you the ability to specialize in soil science, geographic information systems and spatial analysis, or land use planning.
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Where are they now?

UW-Stevens Point College of Natural Resource alumni live and work worldwide! Check out our map if you are interested in exploring job or networking opportunities close to home. If you would like to add your information to our interactive alumni map, please fill out the form below.
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WHAT TO EXPECT

Our integrated curriculum is designed to ensure you are career ready after graduation. Choose one or more academic paths focused on water resource management’s physical, chemical, or biological aspects. Electives offer you the ability to specialize in soil science, geographic information systems and spatial analysis, or land use planning.

GET INVOLVED ON CAMPUS

Discover your passions, build your resume, and make friends along the way! Whether it is joining a student organization, working at one of our centers, or participating in research at one of our three field stations, there are plenty of opportunities for you to get involved.

  • Read the CNR Reporter, a weekly newsletter, for information on upcoming presentations, student organization meeting times, and other important happenings on and around campus.

GAIN EXPERIENCE OUTSIDE THE CLASSROOM

Prepare for your career with additional hands-on experiences in all areas of natural resource management during a required summer field experience. You can choose between our six-week, hands-on summer field experience held at our Treehaven field station or on-campus, or take part in our European Environmental Seminar and learn how European natural resource management compares to the United States.

Summer internships and jobs are another great way to build your resume. We make them easy to find through our partnership with Handshake.

MEET YOUR FACULTY AND STAFF

Faculty members within the Fisheries and Water Resources discpline bring a wide array of knowledge and experience to our indoor and outdoor classrooms at UW-Stevens Point.
Katherine Clancy

Katherine Clancy

  • Professor
  • Fisheries and Water Resources
  • College of Natural Resources
715-346-3429
Kyle Herrman

Kyle Herrman

  • Professor
  • Fisheries and Water Resources
  • College of Natural Resources
715-346-4832
Joshua Raabe

Joshua Raabe

  • Associate Professor
  • Fisheries and Water Resources
  • College of Natural Resources
715-346-2689
Jered Studinski

Jered Studinski

  • Assistant Professor
  • Fisheries and Water Resources
  • College of Natural Resources
715-346-2832
Justin Vandehey

Justin Vandehey

  • Associate Professor and Discipline Coordinator
  • Fisheries and Water Resources
  • College of Natural Resources
715-346-2090