Credits required
20 Oregon State University is on a quarter-term system. There are four quarters each year and classes are 11 weeks long. This program's 20 quarter credits are equal to 13.33 semester credits.*
Cost per credit
$560 Based on current tuition rates. No additional charge for nonresident students. Does not include course materials and associated fees and expenses.
Delivery
Online You can complete all or nearly all requirements of this program online. View the curriculum.
Start terms
3 per year

Graduate Certificate in Sustainable Natural Resources – Online

Program faculty

Oregon State faculty in natural resources — including fisheries, wildlife, forestry, rangeland and water — are world-renowned for their research and expertise in the field. The College of Forestry is regularly named one of the top natural resources universities in the United States.

Rajat Panwar

Courses: SNR 506, SNR 511, SNR 532

Dr. Rajat Panwar is the program director and an associate professor of sustainable business management in the College of Forestry. His research interests include forest-based bioeconomy, corporate social responsibility, corporate transparency, and corporations and nature-based solutions. Rajat is an associate editor of the journal "Business & Society." Learn more »

Dave Perry

Course: SNR 530

Dave Perry is a professor emeritus of the Department of Forest Ecosystems and Society. His research interests focus on the relationship between ecosystem structure and processes, with particular emphasis on the role of biodiversity in ecosystem stability, including genetic diversity within tree populations, factors influencing herbivory in forests, impacts of harvest and site preparation on soil nutrients and biota, the response of ecosystems to global climate change, and ecosystem management. He is lead author of the textbook "Forest Ecosystems." Learn more »

David Turner

Course: SNR 540

David Turner is a retired professor in the Department of Forest Ecosystems and Society. His research interests include modeling the effects of disturbances on the terrestrial carbon cycle, and simulating climate change impacts on vegetation. He teaches SNR 540 Global Environmental Change as part of the Masters of Natural Resources online program. Learn more »

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