If you’re looking for additional training in a natural resources field or are looking to transition your career to options beyond a cubicle, our Master of Natural Resources degree could be a great fit.
This non-thesis, terminal degree includes at least 33 hours of graduate-level coursework that can be completed in as little as three semesters. Choose from among several disciplinary areas:
- Community Forestry and Arboriculture*
- Environmental Education*
- Fisheries Science*
- Forest Biology*
- Geospatial Information Science (GIS)*
- Parks, Recreation and Tourism*
- Policy and Sustainability
- Water and Soil Sciences*
- Wildlife Science
*can be declared as an official Area of Emphasis
Classes take place in Athens, where you will learn through hands-on experiences in our labs and outdoor classrooms, including Whitehall Forest, Oconee Forest Park, and the many waterways and wetlands in the area. Our faculty also understand the demands of a graduate program and will work with students to develop a program of study that works best.
Depending on your program of study, you may also graduate as a certified wildlife biologist.
Each student works with a major professor, who chairs that student’s advisory committee and is their mentor through the program. The degree requires a minimum of 33 semester hours of graduate-level course work.
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*3 hours of applied research in Forestry and Natural Resources (FANR 9200) is recommended, but optional at the discretion of the advisory committee.