Credits required
180 Oregon State University is on a quarter-term system. There are four quarters each year and classes are 11 weeks long. This program's 180 quarter credits are equal to 120 semester credits.
Cost per credit
$297 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 courses online. Some courses may require proctored exams in your local area.
Start terms
4 per year

B.S. in Natural Resources – Online

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Earn your bachelor’s degree from any point on the compass with a natural resources university that’s out there making a difference.

Oregon State University's natural resources undergraduate degree program will provide you with a breadth of technical and scientific knowledge that spans various natural resources and social science disciplines.

As a natural resources major, you will study the science and management of resources such as amenity uses, fish and wildlife, forests, range and water. This degree program prepares you for careers in resource planning, management, conservation and education within the field of natural resources.

Specialization areas for natural resources

Once you enroll in this natural resources program, you can select an area of focus from the following options:

  • Conservation law enforcement
  • Ecological restoration
  • Fish and wildlife conservation
  • Human dimensions in natural resources
  • Landscape analysis
  • Natural resource education
  • Policy and management
  • Urban forest landscapes
  • Wildland fire ecology

View the academic catalog for more information and curriculum requirements of each option.

Advantages of an Oregon State University online degree

  • All classes are developed by OSU's renowned faculty, who are known worldwide for their research, expertise and innovation in the natural resources and science fields.
  • Oregon State is regionally accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities.
  • OSU's College of Forestry, which offers this online program, is recognized as a world-class leader in the industry, ranking 14th in a new international survey of more than 3,000 universities.
  • Online students receive the same diploma as on-campus students.
  • Enhance your degree with a minor. OSU Ecampus offers a diverse selection of minors online.
  • Students can study from anywhere in the world with an internet connection.

With more than 1,200 online courses in more than 100 subjects, discover how OSU Ecampus can turn your passion into a lifelong career.

We’re here to support you

We understand that there is more involved to being a student than just completing a class. Oregon State Ecampus offers a full range of support services to help our students be successful, such as online tutoring, career services, library services and disability access. Plus, every degree-seeking student has an academic advisor to offer guidance in selecting courses and staying on track for graduation. If you need assistance, please contact Ecampus by email or call 800-667-1465 Monday through Friday between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT.

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