Forestry Science, M.Sc. | Stephen F. Austin State University | Nacogdoches, United States
12 months
14776 USD/year
14776 USD/year
7432 USD/year
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Forestry Science from Stephen F. Austin State University is located in the piney woods of East Texas, ATCOFA consists of one of the South’s top Forestry Science programs at Stephen F. Austin State University.


At Forestry Science from Stephen F. Austin State University students pursuing all Forestry Science majors at Stephen F. Austin State University learn and utilize contemporary technology and software, preparing them to be competitive job candidates in both the public and private sector. We aim to produce society-ready professionals through hands on learning, career development, leadership opportunities, internships and undergraduate research opportunities.

The programme

The M.S. program requires a minimum of 24 semester hours of graduate course work and 6 semester hours of thesis research and writing for a total of 30 semester hours. This degree program allows students to obtain a specialized advanced degree in any of the subject areas within the Arthur Temple College of Forestry and Agriculture (ATCOFA), including Forest Management, Forest Economics, Recreation Management, Resource Interpretation, Wildlife Management, Agroforestry, Wood Science, Urban Forestry, Forest Entomology, Hydrology, Forest Ecology, Silviculture, Soil Science and Spatial Science. The M.S. degree program is appropriate for students who have an undergraduate degree in forestry or a related field and also for students with degrees in other areas. Background work may include courses in each of the following areas: Forest Biology, Forest Resources Inventory, Social Forestry, Forest Ecosystem Management and Forest Resources Administration. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Forest Management
  • Forest Economics
  • Recreation Management
  • Resource Interpretation
  • Wildlife Management
  • Agroforestry
  • Wood Science
  • Urban Forestry
  • Forest Ecology 
  • Silviculture
  • Soil Science and Spatial Science

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


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Other requirements

General requirements

To apply for a master’s degree program at SFA, you must meet one of the following requirements:

  • Be in your final year of undergraduate work;
  • Hold a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university; or
  • Have 95 or more semester hours of undergraduate work at SFA and be approved as an Overlap Student (an undergraduate pursuing graduate and undergraduate studies at the same time).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14776 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7388 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    14776 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7388 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    7432 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3716 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Nacogdoches

921 - 1707 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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