24 months
560 USD/credit 8400 USD/year
560 USD/credit 8400 USD/year
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Develop analytical and problem solving skills associated with complex Natural Resources issues, and learn from world-renowned Oregon State University faculty. This is an accredited program in which you study the interaction of ecological, economic, ethical and social systems.


Key facts:

  • Students explore multiple fields and choose an area of emphasis based on their professional goals and interests.
  • The Natural Resources program offered by Oregon State University taps the minds of world-class scientists from 12 departments within the colleges of Agricultural Sciences; Forestry; Science; Liberal Arts; and Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences.
  • The College of Forestry, which offers this Master of Natural Resources program online, is consistently recognized for having one of the top natural resources programs in the United States. In May 2013, OSU's work in forestry earned a No. 8 ranking in a new international survey of more than 3,000 universities.
  • This all-online master's program is part of the Natural Resources Distance Learning Consortium (NRDLC), which promotes online learning from several accredited universities in natural resources-related fields.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Fisheries management
  • Forests and climate change
  • Geographic information science (GIScience)
  • Sustainable natural resources
  • Urban forestry
  • Water conflict management and transformation
  • Wildlife management

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Oregon State University Certification of Finances Form is required of all applicants, regardless of funding source. This includes applicants that have been granted a Teaching or Research Assistantship.
  • Supporting documentation, demonstrating sufficient financial resources for the desired academic program. See below for Acceptable Forms of Financial Documentation
  • Photocopy of Applicant’s Passport and Passport of any dependents (if passport has already been issued – this is used to match the name on the passport and visa documents).
  • Photocopy of Current Visa/I-20 if already in the U.S.  
  • Monetary Amount to Show
  • All international applicants and applicants that did not receive a degree in the U.S. (or other English speaking country) meet the following additional English language proficiency requirements for admission.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    8400 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 560 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    8400 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 560 USD per credit during 24 months.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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