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Online Graduate Programs

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.

Flexible

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.

Comprehensive

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

Pending ACHE approval, the School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences’ new online Forest Business and Investment (FBI) Master of Science (non-thesis) program, will build upon the working professional’s forestry knowledge while providing expertise in business, finance, and investments specific to the forest industry.

Affordable

Most online graduate certificates can be achieved in as little as 15 credit hours. The online non-thesis Master of Natural Resources degree requires only 30 credit hours at $546 per credit hour. The Master of Forest Business and Investment degree requires 31 credit hours of graduate course work at $850 per credit hour. (Tuition and fees are subject to change.)

Accessible

The application process is easy and no testing or GRE are required. For guidance regarding curriculum choices, admissions policies and deadlines, please contact Dr. Jessica Daniel at jrd0084@auburn.edu or (334) 844-1077 or submit a request for information about our online programs.

Applications are always accepted for review, apply today!

Online Master of Forest Business & Investment

The Master of Forest Business and Investment (FBI) degree is a flexible 31-credit non-thesis online program that enables working professionals to advance their career from the comfort of home. A business degree specific to the forest industry, students can acquire or build upon their forestry technical skills while attaining industry-specific knowledge in the areas of business, finance, and investments.

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 professional 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.

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 topics and issues that are highly impactful to our society and environment. Our curriculum is convenient and flexible for students of diverse academic backgrounds who wish to advance professionally. Apply today or contact the Office of Graduate Student Services to learn how these programs can work for you!

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