Master of Natural Resources in Natural Resources

The Master of Natural Resources degree (non-thesis) is designed for students seeking professional graduate training in natural resources with an emphasis in either policy, applied research or management. This degree is offered as a mix of on-campus and distance-based courses, or 100% distance-based, making it ideal for working professionals. The curricula promotes critical problem-solving skills necessary in natural resource conservation, along with developing a strong foundational understanding of the interrelationships among ecology, policy and human dimensions. Specific workforce skills and certifications are offered as part of this program. Degree candidates must complete a professional paper with topic and content to be determined in consultation with the student’s chair and advisory committee.

Individuals with a baccalaureate degree from a college or university of recognized standing, or qualified Texas A&M University seniors during their last semester, may apply for this program. The candidate’s advisory committee shall specify prerequisite work where necessary.

This program is also approved for delivery via asynchronous distance education technology.