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Michigan Career Pathway 6: Natural Resources and Agriscience

Careers in this path are related to agriculture, the environment, and natural resources. These include agricultural sciences, earth sciences, environmental sciences, fisheries, forestry, horticulture, and wildlife.

Is it for you?

Are you a nature lover? Are you practical, curious about the physical world, and interested in plants and animals? Do you enjoy hunting or fishing? Do you like to garden or mow the lawn? Are you interested in protecting the environment? Then this may be the career path for you!

Career Categories

  • Agriculture
  • Animal Health Care
  • Earth Sciences
  • Environmental Science
  • Fisheries Management
  • Wildlife Management
  • Horticulture
  • Forestry
  • Life Sciences

Courses in School

  • Agriculture
  • Astronomy
  • Chemistry
  • Biological Sciences
  • Animal Science
  • Math
  • Botany
  • Geography

Occupational Outlook Handbook Information on Careers in This Pathway

Management occupations

Life scientists

Animal care occupations


Physical scientists

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

Last updated 4 Mar 09