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Learn more about majors, minors, graduate and certificate programs within the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources.

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Michigan State University occupies the ancestral, traditional and contemporary lands of the Anishinaabeg – Three Fires Confederacy of Ojibwe, Odawa and Potawatomi peoples. The university resides on land ceded in the 1819 Treaty of Saginaw.


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College of Agriculture and Natural Resources

Spartans in the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources (CANR) cultivate the next BIG IDEAS in food, health and the environment.

The CANR guides, enlightens and unites students from various backgrounds, experiences and perspectives forming a community of leaders ready to change the world.

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In the CANR are:

With an extraordinary team of faculty, advisors and campus partners, we help student connect their academics to their passions.

We boast an average 94% placement rate for graduates across our college. Add in Career Services and our network of over 65,000 CANR alumni and the possibilities are endless.

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Find out more! Contact Jeff Keson at kesonjef@msu.edu or (517) 353-0560.


 Areas of Study

  • Agriculture: Plants & Animals

    Programs in this area provide students with hands-on learning experiences in a wide variety of fields such as animal science, agribusiness management and entomology.

  • Built Environments: Construction & Design

    Programs in this area provide students with hands-on learning experiences in a wide variety of fields such as construction management, interior design and landscape architecture.

  • Human Health: Food & Nutrition

    Programs in this area provide students with hands-on learning experiences in a wide variety of fields such as dietetics, food and nutritional sciences, packaging and biosystems engineering.

  • Natural Resources: Sustainable Environments

    Programs in this area provide students with hands-on learning experiences in a wide variety of fields such as fisheries and wildlife, environmental economics and management, and forestry.