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
$331 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.
Online You can complete all or nearly all requirements of this program online. View the curriculum.
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Master of Natural Resources – Online

Accelerated Master's Platform

Get a jump-start on your Master of Natural Resources while finishing your undergraduate degree in natural resources online with Oregon State University Ecampus. Earn graduate credits and apply those credits to both degrees as a part of Oregon State’s Accelerated Master’s Platform. Undergraduate students enrolled in Ecampus graduate courses will pay the graduate tuition and fees rate.

AMP up your career timeline

The Accelerated Master’s Platform allows current undergraduate natural resources students to take graduate-level courses online that will be applied to their bachelor’s degree, and the credits earned will be transferred to OSU’s Master of Natural Resources program.

You can apply to the AMP program after completing at least 105 credits in your bachelor’s program. If you’re accepted, you’ll matriculate into the master’s program immediately after graduation — and you can avoid paying the graduate school application fee.

Complete your master’s within one year of finishing your bachelor’s

You can have up to 12 graduate credits transferred and applied toward your Master of Natural Resources degree as a student in the AMP program. With careful planning and by taking a full-time course load, you could complete a master’s degree within one year of earning your bachelor’s degree.

Admission requirements

  • Completion of 105 credits toward your undergraduate degree program
  • A minimum of 3.25 OSU cumulative GPA in undergraduate coursework; the courses that apply to the graduate degree must be 3.0 or better
  • Cover letter and three letters of reference; one of the references must be your potential graduate faculty advisor


Currently enrolled students in Oregon State’s undergraduate natural resources program can contact the AMP coordinator, Terina McLachlain, to obtain an application code and complete a checklist to help you prepare your application materials.


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