GHC launches new Bachelors of Science in Environmental & Natural Resources Degree

August 24th, 2022 – 5:00 PM

Press Release –

Georgia Highlands College (GHC) is launching a new bachelor’s degree slated to start spring 2023. The Bachelor of Science in Environmental and Natural Resources aims to produce graduates who are able to collect, analyze, correlate, and evaluate scientific data pertaining to environmental and natural resources.

Careers in Environmental and Natural Resources include Wildlife Biologist, Environmental Scientist, Conservation Biologist, Natural Resource Manager, Field/Lab Technicians, Forester, Ecologist, Veterinarian, Educator, and more.

The new bachelor’s program has been approved by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools for certification.

Graduates of the program will be able to assess the health of various ecosystems, recommend strategies and methods for maintaining or improving the environment, effectively manage the use and protection of natural resources, and understand multiple dimensions of environmental sustainability issues.

Courses will focus on hands-on learning both in the laboratory and in the field.

Anyone interested in learning more about the new bachelor’s in Environmental and Natural Resources may complete an interest form at

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