Auburn University School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences

Auburn University,  AL 
United States
https://sfws.auburn.edu/
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Auburn University is a top ranked institution that prepares future professionals through its academic and research programs to utilize information technology, spatial science, data analysis, natural resources, and ecological modeling to explore and apply these technologies and science to the sustainable management of the natural world and the efficient use of resources.


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  • Careers Linking Science & Big Data
    Auburn University offers degree programs that bring together information technology, sciences, data analysis, natural resources and ecological modeling to prepare students for in demand careers where “Big data” drives decisions....

  • Established in 1856 as a land-grant institution, Auburn University provides an excellent value and quality of life for its students. Situated within the idyllic community of Auburn, the university consistently ranks as a “Top 50 Public Universities” in the country by U.S. News and World Report and has been voted the “Best College in the State” by Forbes Magazine. 

    GEOSPATIAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL INFORMATICS DEGREE

    Offered through the School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences, the Geospatial and Environmental Informatics (GSEI) undergraduate degree program brings together information technology, spatial science, data analysis, natural resources, and ecological modeling that enable us to explore and apply these new technologies and science to the sustainable management of the natural world and the efficient use of resources.

    The Auburn GSEI degree program is collaboratively taught by world-renowned faculty from the School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences, and the colleges of Agriculture, Sciences and Mathematics, Engineering, and Business. They are practitioners, researchers, and business leaders whose expertise is shaping global environmental policy and business development.

    The GSEI program is aligned with the interdisciplinary Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) program of the National Science Foundation, designed to enhance knowledge across multiple fields including ecology, agriculture, business, geosciences, climate change, and civil engineering. This STEM approach prepares students to be successful and highly competitive in a diverse and rapidly growing job market.

    Visit sfws.auburn.edu to learn more about this degree or email workingwithnature@auburn.edu.

    EARTH SYSTEMS SCIENCE DOCTORATE DEGREE

    For students pursuing graduate education, Auburn University has created a new interdisciplinary PhD degree program in Earth System Science based on the integration of scientific disciplines from five participating colleges and 10 academic departments to create a curriculum that involves the linkage of the physical, chemical, and biological, and social sciences to the understanding of Earth-system processes.

    ENVIRONMENT & SOCIETY RESEARCH 

    The School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences’ diverse research program seeks to addresses many of today’s most critical issues facing society including global climate change, public health, food and water availability, water and soil quality, carbon sequestration, air pollution, and the sustainable use and management of natural resources. Studies are often performed in collaboration with other disciplines as well as with other universities, federal agencies and international organizations. Learn more about our research program and faculty at sfws.auburn.edu