A 33 hour terminal degree (no thesis required), suitable for students who want additional instruction/training in Fisheries & Aquatic Sciences; Natural Resources Management & Sustainability; Parks, Recreation & Tourism; Wildlife Ecology & Management.

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 areas of emphasis:

  • Community Forestry and Arboriculture
  • Environmental Education
  • Fisheries Science
  • Geospatial Information Science (GIS)
  • Parks, Recreation and Tourism
  • Policy and Sustainability
  • Water and Soil Resources
  • Wildlife Science

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.

Degree Awarded: MNR

Degree Code: MNR_NART

School/College: Daniel B. Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources

Forestry and Natural Resources Building
Athens, GA 30602

706-542-1183

Graduate Coordinator: Jacek Siry

706-542-1772

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