This graduate program combines a strong social science faculty with a strong biological and ecological science faculty and so provides an unusual opportunity to focus on the interface of social science and ecology. The FES graduate program provides specific disciplinary opportunities in both ecological and social sciences in the natural resource setting but also strives to develop...
forest, wildlife and landscape ecology
genetics and physiology
integrated social and ecological systems
science of conservation, restoration and sustainable management
Expand your understanding of climate change impacts on forest ecosystems with an online certificate in Forests and Climate Change. If you are a working forestry professional this online certificate is a great way to expand your academic credentials in an area of increasing critical importance.
Develop analytical and problem solving skills associated with complex natural resources issues, and learn from world-renowned OSU faculty. This is an accredited program in which you study the interaction of ecological, economic, ethical and social systems. Students explore multiple fields and choose an area of emphasis based on their professional goals and interests.
The Sustainable Forest Management graduate program emphasizes the conservation of forest-dominated landscapes to meet a defined set of ecological, economic and social criteria over long time frames. The program follows the sustainable principles outlined by the Montreal Process Criteria and Indicators. These principles have been adopted by the state of Oregon.
The Sustainable Natural Resources graduate certificate is an 18-credit interdisciplinary program offered online through OSU Extended Campus. Students have a choice among 12 courses designed to build personal and organizational capacity to examine the many aspects of natural resource problems—environmental, economic, and social—in the search for innovative solutions.
Urban forestry involves the planning, planting, and management of trees and related vegetation in and around cities. The urban forest is made up of the mosaic of the planted landscape and native forest remnants left behind as cities have developed.
Urban forestry is an academic discipline that is related to Forestry, Horticulture, Urban Planning, Landscape Architecture, and Land Use...
We offer MS and PhD degrees in Wood Science with a broad range of specialties. Example specialties are chemistry, physics, composites, bio-deterioration and business. Dual MS and PhD degrees are also possible. Common dual degrees are with Material Science and Civil Engineering.
Renewable materials like wood are essential to human existence. The demand for the energy and thousands of...
biodeterioration and materials protection
chemistry and chemical processing
forest products business and marketing
physics and moisutre relations
process modeling and analysis
renewable materials sciences and engineered composites