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Doctor’s Degrees in Natural Resource Management

34 Yearly Graduations
44% Women
9% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 17 colleges and univerities across the nation that offer a doctor's degree in resource management. Among those who recently graduated from the schools offering this degree, the majority were men, and 9% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group. Also, 32.4% of resource management graduates were international students.

Education Levels of Resource Management Majors

In 2018-2019, 34 doctor's degrees were awarded to resource management majors. This earns it the #164 spot on the list of the most popular doctor's degree programs in the nation.

The following table shows the number of diplomas awarded in resource management at each degree level.

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 1,307
Master’s Degree 890
Associate’s Degree 228
Basic Certificate 197
Graduate Certificate 135
Undergraduate Certificate 51
Doctor’s Degree 34

Earnings of Resource Management Majors With Doctor’s Degrees

We are unable to calculate the median earnings for resource management majors with their doctor's degree due to lack of data.

Student Debt

We do not have the data to calculate the median and range of debt loads for resource management students who are doctor's degree holders.

Student Diversity

More men than women pursue doctor's degrees in resource management. About 55.9% of graduates in this field are male.

Gender Number of Grads
Men 19
Women 15
Gender Diversity of Doctor's Degrees in Resource Management

The racial-ethnic distribution of resource management doctor’s degree students is as follows:

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 0
Black or African American 2
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 19
International Students 11
Other Races/Ethnicities 2
Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Resource Management Doctor's Degree Students

There are 17 colleges that offer a doctor’s degree in resource management. Learn more about the most popular 17 below:

#1

West Virginia University

Morgantown, West Virginia
11 Yearly Graduations
45% Women
9% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The most popular school in the United States for resource management students seekinga doctor's degree is West Virginia University. Each year, around 26,800 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $8,976 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $10,134 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 11 people received their doctor's degree in resource management from WVU. About 45% of this group were women, and 9% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#2

Michigan State University

East Lansing, Michigan
5 Yearly Graduations
20% Women
20% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Michigan State University comes in at #2 on our list of the most popular colleges offering doctor's degrees in resource management. Roughly 49,800 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $15,555 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $18,858 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 5 people received their doctor's degree in resource management from Michigan State. Of these students, 20% were women and 20% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#2

University of Idaho

Moscow, Idaho
5 Yearly Graduations
40% Women

University of Idaho comes in at #2 on our list of the most popular colleges offering doctor's degrees in resource management. Each year, around 11,900 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $6,182 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $7,754 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 5 people received their doctor's degree in resource management from U of I.

#4

Montclair State University

Montclair, New Jersey
4 Yearly Graduations
50% Women

Montclair State University comes in at #4 on our list of the most popular colleges offering doctor's degrees in resource management. Each year, around 21,000 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $12,082 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $12,600 per year.

The resource management program at Montclair State University awarded 4 doctor's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year.

#5

Utah State University

Logan, Utah
3 Yearly Graduations
100% Women

The 5th most popular school in the country for resource management majors who are seeking their doctor's degree is Utah State University. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $6,549 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $5,996 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 3 doctor's degrees were handed out to resource management majors at USU.

#6

University of Michigan - Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor, Michigan
2 Yearly Graduations
50% Women
50% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 6th most popular school in the country for resource management majors who are seeking their doctor's degree is University of Michigan - Ann Arbor. Each year, around 48,000 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $16,212 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $23,890 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 2 people received their doctor's degree in resource management from U-M. Around 50% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 50% were women.

#7

University of Hawaii at Manoa

Honolulu, Hawaii
1 Yearly Graduations

University of Hawaii at Manoa comes in at #7 on our list of the most popular colleges offering doctor's degrees in resource management. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $11,304 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $15,912 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 1 people received their doctor's degree in resource management from UH Manoa.

#7

University of Maine

Orono, Maine
1 Yearly Graduations
100% Women

University of Maine comes in at #7 on our list of the most popular colleges offering doctor's degrees in resource management. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $9,000 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $8,100 per year.

The resource management program at University of Maine awarded 1 doctor's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year.

#7

University of Miami

Coral Gables, Florida
1 Yearly Graduations

University of Miami comes in at #7 on our list of the most popular colleges offering doctor's degrees in resource management. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $50,400 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $37,800 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 1 doctor's degrees were handed out to resource management majors at U Miami.

#7

University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee

Milwaukee, Wisconsin
1 Yearly Graduations

The 7th most popular school in the country for resource management majors who are seeking their doctor's degree is University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $8,091 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $10,543 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 1 people received their doctor's degree in resource management from UWM.

Below are some popular majors that are similar to resource management that offer doctor’s degrees.

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
Natural Resources Conservation 436
Forestry 133
Wildlife Management 44
Fisheries Sciences 19
Other Resources & Conservation 4

References

*The racial-ethnic minority student 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 percentage of racial-ethnic minorities.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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