Sustainable Ranching

Do you have:
  • RESPECT for the land and our heritage?
  • GRIT to work hard?
  • VISION to embrace new ideas and a sustainable future?

Then join the next generation of land stewards at Sul Ross, where you will learn to manage a ranch from the soil up. Our hands-on program is the only one of its kind in Texas offering a four-year Bachelor of Science degree and a two-year certificate in Sustainable Ranch Management.

At Sul Ross, you will join a small cohort of enthusiastic peers and faculty who are dedicated to training successful ranch managers. With the range as your classroom, you will gain real-world experience as you study all of the natural and human elements that make a ranch flourish. Through our degree plan, you will learn how soil, water, energy, nutrients, vegetation, wildlife, livestock, business and people all contribute to a prosperous ranching enterprise.

Sustainable Ranch Management graduates are exceptionally prepared for leadership careers with private ranches, agribusinesses, and federal and state agencies that support the ranching industry.

Thanks to our supporters:

Dixon Water Foundation for establishing the Clint Josey Endowed Chair for Sustainable Ranch Management


Lykes Brothers for the donation of a 68,000 acre lease on the 02 Ranch