The Master of Natural Resources Stewardship (M.N.R.S.), Plan C, Forest Sciences Specialization is a coursework-intensive professional master’s degree. It provides students with a broad natural resources education and specialized resource management expertise in forest sciences. 

Effective Fall 2023

Core Courses
NR 567Analysis of Environmental Impact3
NR 578Ecology of Disturbed Lands3
Select one course from the following:2-3
Monitoring for Advanced Silviculture
Natural Resource Inventory and Data Analysis
Rangeland Ecosystem Sampling
Select one course from the following:1-2
Advanced Silviculture Seminar
Natural Resources Stewardship Seminar
Forest Sciences Specialization
Select a minimum of 9 credits from the following:9
Forest Health Issues
Urban and Community Forestry
Ecophysiology of Trees
Advanced Quantitative Methods in Forestry II
Forest Fire Meteorology and Behavior
Applied Forest Ecology
Advanced Silviculture Practices
Climate Adaptive Forest Management
Advanced Forest Ecology
Fire Ecology
Forest and Range Soils
Electives 110-12
Program Total Credits:30

A minimum of 30 credits are required to complete this program. 


Select courses with approval of advisor.