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Mansfield University... Developing Tomorrow's Leaders What Can I Study?



What Can I Study?


Welcome! We are glad that you are curious about our programs! As a student in our department you will be enrolled in one of the programs below. Many of our students also declare a minor in geology, geography, biology or another subject. You can learn more about these programs by clicking the links below.

Natural Gas Production  Natural Gas Production and Services AAS: If you want a career where there are well-paying jobs available both in Pennsylvania and across the country. If you want our natural gas resources to be developed in a responsible manner.
Climb Overhang  Outdoor Recreation Leadership: If you enjoy rock climbing, cycling, rafting and other outdoor pursuits and are interested in a career as a recreational guide, this program may be right for you. This program will improve your technical skills as an outdoor guide AND develop the leadership skills you will need to build a recreation-oriented business or organization.
wcis watershed management  Watershed Management: If you are curious about issues of water quality and availability this program could be for you! Students in this program learn about streams, water chemistry, land-use, soils, ground water and much more.
wcis environmental science  Environmental Science: If you enjoy the out-of-doors and how science interacts with nature you will probably enjoy this program! You will learn a lot about the earth, water, weather, maps and much more.
wcis mapping technology  Mapping Technology: If you enjoy maps, data and like to communicate with illustrations than this is the program for you. Students in this program collect data with GPS, organize it with a geographic information system and use graphics programs to create interesting maps.
wcis earth space science  Earth and Space Science Education: If you are interested in teaching earth and space science at the high school level this is the program for you. Most students in this program also earn a general science certification that qualifies them to teach science at the 6th through 9th grade levels.
wcis geography  Geography: This is a general program of study that helps you obtain a basic understanding of geography but without the specialization provided by the first three programs listed above.
Safety Management  Safety Management : The program addresses the human factors of the safety profession with a focus on communication, ethics, leadership, psychology, and other aspects of occupational health and safety.