Undergraduate Programs

Connect with the natural world around you

THERE'S A PLACE FOR YOU HERE

If you're interested in the environment and understaninding how to manage and protect it — we have a place for you here! We offer a range of degrees for students who care about forests, climate change, wildlife and its habitat, environmental sustainability, water conservation, recreation and tourism management, wilderness, community and environmental planning, spatial technologies and more. We offer six undergraduate majors, five minors, three certificates and nine graduate degrees spread across four departments. Our undergraduate majors include: Ecosystem Science & Restoration; GeographyForestry; Parks, Tourism and Recreation Management; Resource Conservation;and Wildlife Biology.

LEARN AND WORK WITH EXPERTS

Our faculty are world-renowned teachers, mentors, and scientists. You'll connect with them through your courses and by having a faculty advisor. UM ranks in the top ten academic institutions in North America for research productivity in natural and conservation science. 

ENGAGE WITH YOUR COMMUNITY

You'll join group of smart, dedicated students  from around the U.S., here in Montana and abroad. Our college has a student club for every major and interest area. Our Office of Student Services is here to help you with everything from registering to deciding on a major.

SUCCEED

Ninety-seven percent of our graduates are employed or in graduate school; 85 percent of those are employed in their degree field. All our degrees provide you with the professional training, knowledge, and skills you need for a successful career.