Oregon State University's Department of Animal and Rangeland Sciences offers a Master of Science (M.S.) and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Rangeland Ecology and Management.

The department is accredited by the Society for Range Management who is recognized throughout the country as one of the leading institutions of rangeland management.

Upon completion of the degree, the graduate should have a fundamental and comprehensive understanding of rangeland ecology and management. This understanding will be achieved by study with professors who have specific knowledge and unique perspectives on the many facets of rangeland sciences.

Graduate work leading to degrees may involve research on domestic or wild animals, range nutrition, community ecology, physiology of range plants, range improvement, range watershed and riparian zone management, rangeland restoration, utilization and management, agroforestry, and range economics.

Admissions Requirements

Admit Term
  • Any Term
Required Tests
  • GRE

English Language Requirements ?

English language requirements for international applicants to this program are the same as the standard Graduate School requirements.

Additional Requirements

Application requirements, including required documents, letters, and forms, vary by program and may not be completely represented here. The processing of your application will not be completed until these requirements have been met. Please, before applying to this program, always contact the program office to confirm application requirements.

Application Process

Please review the graduate school application process and Apply Online.

Applicants must be accepted by a faculty mentor before submitting a graduate application. Please review the application requirements on our departmental website.

Dates & Deadlines ?

Admissions Deadline for all applicants
Funding Deadline for all applicants
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Concentrations ?

This program has concentrations or tracks not represented here. Please visit the  Rangeland Ecology and Management Website program website to learn more.

MAIS Participation

This program may serve as a primary, secondary, or third field of study in a MAIS degree.

AMP Participation ?

This program does not participate in the Accelerated Master's Platform (AMP)