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Distance Education and Online Learning

Distance education and online learning provide an affordable and convenient learning platform for current and aspiring professionals to effectively balance continuing education and graduate-level studies with work, family life, and other priorities.

Whether they are interested in ecology, conservation or management, our students can find a flexible program within the School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences that will allow them to achieve work/life balance while pursuing their natural resource-focused career goals.

The school currently offers an online non-thesis Master of Natural Resources (MNR) degree that can be tailored to a student’s interest and online graduate certificate programs in Restoration Ecology, Forest Finance and Investment, and One Health.

The application process is easy and no testing or GRE are required. For further information, we recommend contacting the Office of Graduate Student Services at (334) 844-8027 or sfwsgpo@auburn.edu.

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Online Master of Natural Resources

The Master of Natural Resources (MNR) degree is an interdisciplinary
course-based graduate program that can be tailored to an individual’s career interests and goals. Highly applicable to industry and specific issues, the 30 credit hour program will enhance their educational credentials and increase their knowledge and skills in the realm of natural resources.

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Online Graduate Certificates

Graduate certificate programs provide a convenient platform for working professionals to build their knowledge and expertise within a specialized area while attending to day-to-day responsibilities. A graduate certificate may advance an individuals career and can be applied to a graduate degree at a later time. We currently offer graduate certificate programs in Restoration Ecology, Forest Finance and Investment, and One Health.

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Through distance education and online learning, our expert faculty prepare students to address complex natural resources-related topics and issues that are highly impactful to our society and environment. Our curriculum is manageable for students of diverse academic backgrounds who wish to advance both academically and professionally. Apply today or contact the Office of Graduate Student Services to learn how these programs can work for you!