Curriculum: Master of Natural Resources – Online
This is a 45-credit master's program offered online through Oregon State University. Students who complete this program graduate with a Master of Natural Resources.
Core interdisciplinary classes
- Introduction to Sustainable Natural Resources (3 credits)
- Ecology/Production (6 credits)
- Human Systems (6-9 credits)
- Methodology (3 credits)
Courses from an area of emphasis of student's choice (18 credits)
- Sustainable Natural Resources
- Fisheries Management
- Water Conflict Management
- Geographic Information Science
- Urban Forestry
- Wildlife Management
MNR Capstone Project (9 credits)
View a complete list of courses for this program.
Successful completion of a final oral examination is required for all master's degrees (Graduate Catalog: Policies Governing Master's Degree Programs). The student will defend the course of study and Capstone Project by coordinating with his/her Graduate Advisory Committee (GAC).
While it is generally expected that all members of graduate committees, including students, should be physically present at all required meetings, it is permissible for the student and/or committee members to participate from a remote location. Please contact your GAC if defending from a remote location is an option you are considering.
OSU is on the quarter term system. Fall term starts in late September; Winter term begins in early January; Spring classes start around April 1; Summer Session starts in late June. Registration usually begins two months prior to the start of the term. Check the Ecampus Schedule of Classes for details.