Natural Resources

Options of this Major:
Rangeland Science and Management
Renewable Natural Resource Studies
Wildlife and Fisheries Science
Watershed Hydrology & Management
Ecology and Management of Rangelands Emphasis
Natural Resources Studies Emphasis
Watershed Management and Ecohydrology Emphasis
Wildlife Conservation and Management Emphasis
Fisheries Conservation and Management Emphasis
Ecology, Management and Restoration of Rangelands
Programs under this Major:
Master of Science Program (MS)
Doctor of Philosophy Program (PhD)

Major Description

The School of Natural Resources is concerned with the management and conservation of natural ecosystems with emphasis on the desert, rangeland, and forest ecosystems of arid and semi-arid environments. Graduate programs leading to the degrees of Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy prepare students for (1)... Show Full Description

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Master of Science Program (MS)

Application Information

Contact Information

Application Questions

Katie Hughes
(520) 621-7260
khughes@email.arizona.edu

Advising Questions

Katie Hughes
(520) 621-7260
khughes@email.arizona.edu

Financial Aid

  • Research Assistantships
  • Some Teaching Assistantships
  • Some Tuition and registration scholarships
  • Some graduate fellowships (for incoming students only)

Application Requirements

Minimum GPA
3.00
Minimum TOEFL (Internet-based) Score
79
Minimum TOEFL (Paper-based) Score
550

Standardized Test Requirements

Required Standardized Test(s)
GRE

Other Application Requirements

  • Please note: Students applying to the Natural Resources Studies option must follow the application deadlines listed above. For students applying to any other option, these application deadlines above are SUGGESTIONS; they may apply at any time (we recommend at least two months in advance of the semester in which you want to enroll).
  • GPA 3.0
  • TOEFL 79, (IELTS composite score 7)
  • A combined score of 308 on the verbal and quantitative portions of the GRE is recommended
  • 3 letters of recommendation
  • Letter of intent
  • Summary of course work
  • (http://snre.arizona.edu/academics/prospective-students/graduate-degrees under "How to Apply")

Application Deadline(s)

Domestic Applicants
Fall
February 1
Spring
August 1
Summer I
December 1
Summer II
December 1
International Applicants

No Deadline specified.

Program Codes

GRE Institution Code (University of Arizona)
4832
GRE Subject Code(s)
0106 (Fisheries), 0108 (Forestry), 0111 (Range), 0113 (RNR) and 0115 (Wildlife)

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Doctor of Philosophy Program (PhD)

Application Information

Contact Information

Application Questions

Katie Hughes
(520) 621-7260
khughes@email.arizona.edu

Advising Questions

Katie Hughes
(520) 621-7260
khughes@email.arizona.edu

Financial Aid

  • Research Assistantships
  • Some Teaching Assistantships
  • Some Tuition and registration scholarships
  • Some Graduate Fellowships (for incoming students only)

Application Requirements

Minimum GPA
3.00
Minimum TOEFL (Internet-based) Score
79
Minimum TOEFL (Paper-based) Score
550

Standardized Test Requirements

Required Standardized Test(s)
GRE

Other Application Requirements

  • Please note: Students applying to the Natural Resources Studies option must follow the application deadlines listed above. For students applying to any other option, these application deadlines above are SUGGESTIONS; they may apply at any time (we recommend at least two months in advance of the semester in which you want to enroll).
  • GPA 3.0
  • TOEFL 79, (IELTS composite score 7)
  • A combined score of 308 on the verbal and quantitative portions of the GRE is recommended
  • 3 letters of recommendation
  • Letter of intent
  • Summary of course work
  • (http://snre.arizona.edu/academics/prospective-students/graduate-degrees under "How to Apply")

Application Deadline(s)

Domestic Applicants
Fall
February 1
Spring
August 1
Summer I
December 1
Summer II
December 1
International Applicants

No Deadline specified.

Program Codes

GRE Institution Code (University of Arizona)
4832
GRE Subject Code(s)
0106 (Fisheries), 0108 (Forestry), 0111 (Range), 0113 (RNR) and 0115 (Wildlife)

Program Requirements

Minimum Credit Hours

63

Satisfactory Academic Progress Website

http://snre.arizona.edu/sites/snre.arizona.edu/files/Grad_Handbook_fall_2012_AL_KH_11-28_0.pdf

Core Courses

Students select classes according to their needs and interests, with the approval of an advisory committee.

Minor Requirements

Students must confer with the minor department to determine requirements.