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Most Popular Schools for Natural Resources Law Enforcement and Protective Services Major & Degree Program

A program that prepares individuals to enforce natural resource and environmental protection regulations and laws; and to perform emergency duties to protect human life, property and natural resources, including fire prevention and control measures, and emergency and rescue procedures. Includes instruction in natural and physical sciences, natural resource management, outdoor field skills, firearms and outdoor equipment and vehicle operation, evidence collection and environmental sampling and monitoring, natural resource legislation, environmental compliance techniques, patrol procedures, investigation and report writing, interpersonal skills and crisis intervention, community liaison, public safety, public education, and public relations. Note: this program was re-instated after being deleted from CIP 2000; previously, it was coded as 03.0203.

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Rank School Name Students % of Total Total On-Campus Cost
1 Vermilion Community College 43 22% $18,452
2 Skagit Valley College 32 2% $18,000
3 Unity College 26 19% $41,720
4 Finger Lakes Community College 16 2% $18,002
5 Texas Tech University 5 0% $24,472
6 Central Lakes College-Brainerd 4 1% $6,493
7 Holmes Community College 4 0% $11,260
8 Ball State University 1 0% $24,550

This list indicates the number of students that completed the Natural Resources Law Enforcement and Protective Services program at the schools above.
It is not necessarily an indicator of academic rigor or quality of education.
Note that some schools do not have enough data to be ranked, and these schools will not appear in our lists.