Graduate Studies

Ranked as one of the 10 best institutions to study natural resources and consistently ranked among the nation’s best providers of online education programs, Oregon State offers students of the Forest Ecosystems and Society Department an internationally-recognized graduate education.

Students seeking full graduate programs can pursue their MF, MS or PhD on campus in the Forest Ecosystems and Society program, or they can enroll in the Master of Natural Resources program to earn their MNR degree online.  For those looking to specialize without enrolling in a multi-year program, we offer online graduate certificates in Forests and Climate Change, Sustainable Natural Resources, and Urban Forestry.

Explore our programs and certificates below for more information on what you’ll study, how you’ll learn, and how to apply.

The Department of Forest Ecosystems and Society participates in seven interdisciplinary degree programs. If you are interested in applying to one of these programs, please follow the application procedures detailed on the program's website (listed below).