Master of Natural Resources – Online

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Students who earn a Master of Natural Resources degree will develop analytical and problem solving skills associated with complex natural resources issues.

Moreover, students will learn from and network with world renowned OSU faculty in natural resources – including scientists from fisheries, wildlife, forestry, rangeland and water departments.

Accredited program

Study the interactions of ecological, economic, ethical, production, and social systems. Explore multiple fields and choose an area of emphasis based on your professional experience and interests. Grow through a 45-credit program and earn a master's degree in natural resources.

Dr. Badege Bishaw (Oregon State University)Leading faculty

Tap into the minds of university scientists from five OSU colleges and 12 departments who teach courses in this interdisciplinary degree program. Through online delivery, we bring their expertise to you.  

Current program director is Dr. Badege Bishaw, who specializes in agroforestry, social forestry, silviculture and international forestry.

Top-ranked university

The College of Forestry, which offers this Master of Natural Resources online program, is consistently recognized for having one of the top natural resources programs in the United States. In May 2013, OSU's work in forestry earned a No. 8 ranking in a new international survey of more than 3,000 universities.

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Students and instructors discuss the benefits of the OSU Master of Natural Resources online degree program.

Your results

Apply your graduate level training, expertise, and diverse skill set in your career and your local environment.

Flexible schedule

This master's degree program is ideal for working professionals because it is conducted entirely online. Access the knowledge and education you need to propel your career forward, as it fits into your life's busy schedule.

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