Working with Nature
for Society's Well Being.

The School’s mission is to create future professionals and leaders,
to develop new knowledge and science based solutions, and share
them with individuals, government, industry, and the scientific
community to support the sustainable use of resources for the
well-being of society.
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Learn More Careers: Degrees: Forester
Forest Engineer
Forest Manager
Forest Investor
Extension Professional
B.S. Professional Forestry
B.S. Forest Engineering
M.S., Ph.D.
Master of Natural Resources (MNR, Non-thesis)
Ph.D. Applied Economics
Our degrees prepare students for in-demand
careers focused on the sustainable management
and cultivation of diverse forest resources for the
benefit of society, industry and private land owners.

Forestry

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This degree prepares students for a variety of
exciting careers that rely upon global and
geospatial technologies to make informed
decisions that impact development, operations
and management.
Careers: Learn More Degrees: GPS/GIS Field Technician
Data and Information Specialist
Geospatial Analyst
Ecosystem Modeler
Land Use and Resource Planner
B.S. Geospatial and
Environmental Informatics

Geospatial and
Environmental Informatics

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Students pursuing this degree develop an
interdisciplinary understanding of social, economic,
and ecosystem sciences that prepares them to
manage and solve critical issues impacting our
natural resources and society.
Careers: Learn More Degrees: Conservation Biologist
Environmental Consultant
Land Trust Manager
Natural Resource Educator
Recreation Director
Park Ranger
Eco-Tourism Operator
Watershed Scientist
B.S., M.S., and
Master of Natural Resources (Non-thesis)
Minors:
- Natural Resources Ecology
- Nature-based Recreation
- Urban Environmental Sciences
- Watershed Sciences

Natural Resources
Management

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Our graduates serve the emerging industries of
sustainable biomaterial energy production,
packaging, construction, and nanocellulose-based
product development.
Careers: Learn More Degrees: Biomaterials Scientist
Packaging Manufacturer
Operations &
Logistics Manager
Product Developer
Research
B.S. Sustainable Biomaterials & Packaging

Sustainable Biomaterials
and Packaging

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Our degree programs prepare students for diverse
careers that impact the well-being and coexistence
of human and wildlife populations in the fields of
wildlife ecology, management, conservation
and veterinary medicine.
Careers: Learn More Degrees: Wildlife Biologist
Conservation Officer
Game Warden
Extension Professional
Veterinarian
B.S. Wildlife Ecology & Management
B.S. Wildlife Enterprise Management
B.S. Wildlife Pre-vet
M.S., Ph.D. Wildlife Sciences

Wildlife Sciences

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Online Graduate
Programs

Online graduate programs provide a convenient
and affordable learning platform for working
professionals to effectively balance continuing
education and graduate-level studies with work,
family life, and other responsibilities.

Online graduate programs now offered:

- Forest Finance & Investment Certificate
- One-Health Certificate
- Restoration Ecology Certificate
- Master of Natural Resources Degree
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Your destination for careers in
Forestry,
Wildlife,
and Natural Resources

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Recent News

October 16, 2020 in Faculty News, Research News, SFWS News, Student News

SFWS welcomes five new faculty members

Five new faculty members have joined the Auburn University School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences to expand its expertise and capacities. This new group of researchers and professors will propel…
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August 17, 2020 in Academics, Faculty News, Graduate Student News, SFWS News, Student News

A message from Dean Janaki Alavalapati

        Greetings faculty, staff, and students, As we embark on a new semester and our return to campus, I wished to share some valuable resources with you that have…
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July 22, 2020 in Academics, Extension News, Faculty News, Graduate Student News, Research News, SFWS News, Student News

A message from Dean Janaki Alavalapati

      Dear faculty, staff, and students: As we prepare for the return of students in a few short weeks, the university is implementing important safety measures that align…
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Upcoming Events

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Recent News

October 16, 2020 in Faculty News, Research News, SFWS News, Student News

SFWS welcomes five new faculty members

Five new faculty members have joined the Auburn University School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences to expand its expertise and capacities. This new group of researchers and professors will propel…
Read More
August 17, 2020 in Academics, Faculty News, Graduate Student News, SFWS News, Student News

A message from Dean Janaki Alavalapati

        Greetings faculty, staff, and students, As we embark on a new semester and our return to campus, I wished to share some valuable resources with you that have…
Read More
July 22, 2020 in Academics, Extension News, Faculty News, Graduate Student News, Research News, SFWS News, Student News

A message from Dean Janaki Alavalapati

      Dear faculty, staff, and students: As we prepare for the return of students in a few short weeks, the university is implementing important safety measures that align…
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Measuring our Mission

$300,000 in scholarships
awarded annually

Average 30 students
per class

37 research faculty

  9 research centers
and cooperatives

30,000 people served
annually by SFWS
outreach programs