Program Structure

A student may enroll in selected courses or complete the entire program for a Master of Science Degree in Forestry. This degree requires a minimum of 30 semester hours. The Master of Science Degree in Forestry consists of 10 three-credit-hour courses. Students who wish to pursue a thesis option will require six credit hours of Thesis/Research

All courses are offered on the semester system. The Fall semester begins in August. The Spring semester typically begins in January, and the Summer semester in June. Courses are only offered at specified times. For example, a new student starting the program may only begin in the fall semester by taking one or both courses offered.

Listed below is the tentative course schedule for the Master of Science Degree in Forestry Distance Program. This schedule can change. Students should discuss course availability with their lead professor prior to each registration period. The courses are offered only during the semester under which they are listed.

More information about the program structure and policies can be found in the College of Forest Resources Handbook

FO 8143
Adv. Forest Economics
FO 6113
Forest Resource Economics
FO 8293
Master of Forestry Professional Paper
1FO 8443
Int'l Forest Res. & Trade
FO 6323
Forest Resource Mgmt
FO 8111
Graduate Seminar
FO 6353* (Spring 2017, 2020, 2023)
Natural Resource Law
2FO 8163
Nonmarket Forest Values
FO 6413* (Spring 2018, 2021, 2024)
Natural Resource Policy
FO 8293
Master of Forestry Professional Paper
FO 8211
Graduate Seminar
FO 6323
Forest Resouce Mgmt
FO 8243
Adv Forest Resource Mgt & Planning
FO 8293
Master of Forestry Professional Paper
2FO 8243
Adv. Forest Resource Mgmt & Planning
2FO 8571
Emerging Issues of Forest Ecosystems
1FO 6573
Ecology of Managed Forests
FO 6683
Intro to Urban Community Forestry

1 Taught in odd-numbered years e.g: 2017, 2019, 2021 etc.
2 Taught in even-numbered years e.g: 2018, 2020, 2022 etc.