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Natural Resource Ecology and Management

Fire Ecology & Management Option

Developed in response to the need for fire ecology in land management, this option offers students the opportunity to accomplish specific land management objectives. The curriculum combines experience with prescribed fire plans, policy and laws, weather, equipment, conduction of burns, and post-burn mop-ups.


Career Options

  • Fire Management Officer
  • Fire Ecologist
  • Fuel Management
  • Range or Forestry Technician
  • Fire Management Specialist
  • Prescribed Fire Specialist
  • Preserve/Park/Refuge Manager
  • Burn Crew Manager/Member

Powerpoint: Careers in Fire Ecology and Management Powerpoint Presentation

OSU Fire Ecology Website

Degree Requirement Sheets

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4-year Plan Flowcharts

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