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  • 12 months
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Overview

Are you happiest when you’re outdoors? Would you like to protect the environment for future generations? Northern Arizona University can help.

Here, you will prepare for a career as a multi-resource forest manager. This MF in Forestry at Northern Arizona University is for you if you desire advanced training in Forestry, but don’t want to focus on research. You will have the freedom to select courses tailored to your personal interests, in addition to core courses. You will also work extensively to hone your written and oral communication skills, so that you can advance in today’s ever-changing job market.

Career

Are you happiest when you’re outdoors? Would you like to protect the environment for future generations? Northern Arizona University can help. By pursuing an MF in Forestry, you will become steeped in forest ecosystems and their management, and will emerge a competent professional forester and land steward.

Here, you will prepare for a career as a multi-resource forest manager. This degree is for you if you desire advanced training in Forestry, but don’t want to focus on research. You will have the freedom to select courses tailored to your personal interests, in addition to core courses. You will also work extensively to hone your written and oral communication skills, so that you can advance in today’s ever-changing job market.

With further education, one of these paths is possible:

  • Policy analyst
  • Forestry consultant
  • Forest manager
  • Research assistant

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Human Dimensions Of Natural Resource Management
  • Wildlife Ecology And Applied Conservation Biology
  • Applied Forest Stand Dynamics
  • Integrated Forest Health
  • Wetland Ecology And Management

Detailed Programme Facts

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    80

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

  • This programme accepts GRE® scores. However, it does not provide a recommended score range.

    The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. The GRE® General Test contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.

General Requirements

  • GRE® revised General Test
  • 3 letters of recommendation
  • Prerequisites (may be completed concurrently with the program) - 15 hours of Forestry coursework
  • Resume or curriculum vitae
  • Statement of research interests
  • All applicants should make contact with potential faculty members in the department BEFORE APPLYING. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    24484 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 24484 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    24484 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 24484 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    10480 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10480 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Flagstaff

  • 1010 - 1500 USD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

Northern Arizona University awards scholarships based on academic merit, financial need and personal background. Scholarships are financial aid awards that do not have to be repaid.

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