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.
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, human dimensions of natural resources, 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 a deputy editor of the journal "Business & Society." Learn more »

Eric Jones

Courses: SNR 533, MNR 519

Dr. Eric Jones teaches courses for the Sustainable Natural Resources certificate and the Masters of Natural Resources. His research interests include integrated social and ecological systems, nontimber forest products, and traditional ecological knowledge. Learn more »

Ron Reuter

Course: SNR 530

Dr. Ron Reuter teaches the required course SNR 530: Ecological Principles of Sustainable Natural Resources. His research interests include the soil-plant-atmosphere continuum, restoration ecology, and natural resource policy. Learn more »


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