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Natural Resources: Forestry (Master of Science)


The goal of this Master of Science concentration is to provide graduate students with advanced training in forest science and the opportunity to further their knowledge and proficiency in some specialized aspect of forestry. The faculty has research interests which span the broad areas of ecology, management, pathology, physiological ecology, sustainable forestry, and community forestry.

General Requirements

Specific Requirements

Minimum Degree Requirements

In addition to the general M.S. in Natural Resources requirements, this concentration requires 18 to 21 credit hours of advanced forestry and related courses, a comprehensive examination with both a written and oral component, and six to nine hours of thesis/project research. Students pursue a thesis or project.