M.Sc. On Campus

Horticulture and Natural Resources

Kansas State University

12 months
21524 USD/year
21524 USD/year
11856 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Master of Science Horticulture and Natural Resources degree from Kansas State University is offered with thesis or non-thesis (Report) option.


The Horticulture and Natural Resources program from Kansas State University of study will be developed initially through consultation between the major professor and the student.

Courses to be taken should fit into a unified plan aimed at providing the student with a comprehensive background in the chosen area of interest. Initiative in program design by the student is encouraged. 

The program should be presented at the initial meeting with the Advisory Committee. The program of study form is available from the Graduate School.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the Master's program students will be able to demonstrate their
  • knowledge and competence in specific areas, issues, and problems in your field of study
  • knowledge in allied and relevant areas in your field of study to foster creativity and problem-solving skills
  • ability for critical and independent thinking in analyzing information and identifying valid scientific problems
  • ability to plan, design and develop strategies to solve problems using sound scientific methodologies
  • ability to conduct scientific investigation to solve problems and accomplish the set objectives (Thesis Option)
  • ability to effectively communicate in various formats and settings
  • awareness of ethical and professional conduct and responsibility to profession and community

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Human Dimensions of Wildlife Conservation
  • Parks & Protected Area Management
  • Interpretation & Visitor Management
  • Applied Wildlife Conservation & Management
  • Applied Restoration Ecology Wildlife Disease Ecology
  • Wildlife Disease Ecology
  • Prescribed Fire & Smoke management
  • Woodland & Range Management
  • Agroforestry
  • Water quality

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • All international students admitted to the Graduate School must demonstrate the same level of achievement as U.S. students. That is, they must hold a degree from an established institution comparable to a college or university in the United States, have an outstanding undergraduate record, have the demonstrated ability to do graduate work, and provide evidence of language proficiency sufficient for the pursuit of a graduate degree. 
  • Admission may be denied to students from technical schools, which may provide excellent training in special areas, but do not offer degrees equivalent to those of colleges and universities. As a rule, students from abroad are not admitted to nondegree status (that is, as special students). Questions about the qualifications of international students should be directed to the Graduate School.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    21524 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21524 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    21524 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21524 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    11856 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11856 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Manhattan

900 - 1400 USD /month
Living costs

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


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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