What is applied ecology and environmental science?
Grazing grounds in northern Patagonia. Water flows in Iran. Glacial retreat in Peru or post-fire plant communities in the Alaskan Interior. Vegetation, soil, and amphibians in the vernal pools of Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore. A degree in applied ecology and environmental sciences from Michigan Tech—a top-ranked school for environmentally minded students—takes you where you want to be, working to sustain natural resources. If understanding, analyzing, and communicating the natural and human factors that affect ecosystems excites you, you will feel at home in our applied ecology and environmental sciences program.