Credits required
18 Oregon State University is on a quarter-term system. There are four quarters each year and classes are 11 weeks long. This program's 18 quarter credits are equal to 12 semester credits.*
Cost per credit
$560 Cost per credit is calculated using tuition per credit for the current academic year. It does not include associated fees, course materials, textbook expenses, and other expenses related to courses.
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

Faculty contactDr. Badege Bishaw (Oregon State University)

Dr. Badege Bishaw, Program Director
Graduate Certificate in Sustainable Natural Resources
Department of Forest Ecosystems and Society
Oregon State University
badege.bishaw@oregonstate.edu

 

Program faculty

OSU 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.

Badege Bishaw

Courses: SNR 506, SNR 511, SNR 532

Dr. Bishaw is a senior instructor and is the program director for this graduate certificate, the forests and climate change online graduate certificate program. His specialty area interests include agroforestry, social forestry, silviculture, international forestry research, and education and outreach inside and outside the United States. His other interests include establishing riparian forest buffers on agricultural lands in the Oregon coast range plus agroforestry practices in the Pacific Northwest region. 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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