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Natural Resources & Conservation at American Public University System

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Natural Resources & Conservation at American Public University System

What traits are you looking for in a natural resources and conservation school? To help you decide if American Public University System is right for you, we've gathered the following information about the school's natural resources and conservation program.

American Military University is located in Charles Town, West Virginia and has a total student population of 46,420. In 2019, 269 natural resources and conservation majors received their bachelor's degree from American Military University.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Natural Resources & Conservation section at the bottom of this page.

American Military University Natural Resources & Conservation Degrees Available

  • Certificate in Natural Resources & Conservation (Less Than 1 Year)
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Natural Resources & Conservation
  • Master’s Degree in Natural Resources & Conservation

Online Classes Are Available at American Military University

If you are a working student or have a busy schedule, you may want to consider taking online classes. While these classes used to be mostly populated by returning adults, more and more traditional students are turning to this option.

For those who are interested in distance learning, American Military University does offer online courses in natural resources and conservation for the following degree levels:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Master’s Degree

American Military University Natural Resources & Conservation Rankings

Each year, College Factual ranks natural resources and conservation programs across the country. The following shows how American Military University performed in these rankings.

Note: Rankings don't always give a complete picture of a school's strengths and weaknesses, so it's a good idea to extend your research and also look at other factors when trying to decide if the school is right for you.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

American Military University ranked #128 on College Factual's list of Best Quality Schools for natural resources and conservation majors. It is also ranked as the #2 school in West Virginia.

Ranking Type Rank
Most Popular Online Natural Resources & Conservation Schools 2
Best Online Natural Resources & Conservation Schools 5
Most Popular Colleges for Natural Resources & Conservation 8
Highest Paid Natural Resources & Conservation Graduates 9
Best Natural Resources & Conservation Colleges for Non-Traditional Students 38
Best Colleges for Natural Resources & Conservation 128
Most Focused Colleges for Natural Resources & Conservation 159

In 2019, 109 students received their master’s degree in natural resources and conservation from American Military University. This makes it the #7 most popular school for natural resources and conservation master’s degree candidates in the country.

Natural Resources & Conservation Student Demographics at American Military University

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the natural resources and conservation majors at American Public University System.

American Military University Natural Resources & Conservation Bachelor’s Program

33% Women
14% Racial-Ethnic Minorities
Of the 269 students who earned a bachelor's degree in Natural Resources & Conservation from American Military University in 2018-2019, 67% were men and 33% were women.

American Military University Gender Breakdown of Natural Resources & Conservation Bachelor's Degree Grads

About 82% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in natural resources and conservation at American Military University are white. This is above average for this degree on the nationwide level.

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from American Public University System with a bachelor's in natural resources and conservation.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Natural Resources & Conservation Majors at American Public University System
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 4
Black or African American 10
Hispanic or Latino 15
White 220
International Students 2
Other Races/Ethnicities 18

American Military University Natural Resources & Conservation Master’s Program

63% Women
21% Racial-Ethnic Minorities
During the 2018-2019 academic year, 109 students graduated with a master's degree in natural resources and conservation from American Military University. About 37% were men and 63% were women.

American Military University Gender Breakdown of Natural Resources & Conservation Master's Degree Grads

Of the students who received a natural resources and conservation master's degree from American Military University, 72% were white. This is above average for this degree on the natiowide level. In the natural resources and conservation master's program at this school, racial-ethnic minorities make up 21% of degree recipients. That is 4% better than the national average.*

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from American Public University System with a master's in natural resources and conservation.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Natural Resources & Conservation Majors at American Public University System
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 2
Black or African American 12
Hispanic or Latino 5
White 79
International Students 4
Other Races/Ethnicities 7

Concentrations Within Natural Resources & Conservation

The following natural resources and conservation concentations are available at American Public University System. The table shows all degrees awarded in this field awarded for all degree levels at American Public University System. A concentration may not be available for your level.

Concentration Annual Degrees Awarded
Natural Resources Conservation 412
Natural Resource Management 1

Careers That Natural Resources & Conservation Grads May Go Into

A degree in natural resources and conservation can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for WV, the home state for American Public University System.

Occupation Jobs in WV Average Salary in WV
Police and Sheriff’s Patrol Officers 3,460 $43,590
Managers 1,880 $77,290
Firefighters 830 $36,820
Environmental Scientists and Specialists 560 $56,380
Lifeguards, Ski Patrol, and Recreational Protective Service Workers 390 $21,270

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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