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Department of Forestry and Natural Resources (Graduate)

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Department/School Head:

Robert K. Swihart

Admission Requirements:

The following minimum requirements must be met in order to be considered a prospective student:

  • GPA 3.2 or equivalent
  • GRE 50th percentile or better on Verbal and Quantitative, Analytical Writing 4.0
  • Statement of Purpose
  • 3 Letters of recommendation
  • 1 Set of Official Transcripts

Academic Programs:

Master’s and Ph.D. Programs

We offer graduate study leading to the degrees of Master of Science, Master of Science in Forestry, and Doctor of Philosophy in fisheries and aquatic sciences, forest measurement and assessment/GIS, forest biology, genetics, natural resource social science, wildlife science, wood products and wood products manufacturing.

Regular Graduate Faculty by Rank:


Paul B. Brown
J. Andrew DeWoody
Jeffrey S. Dukes
John B. Dunning Jr.
Carl Albert Eckelman
Rado Gazo
Douglass F. Jacobs
Richard Meilan
Bryan C. Pijanowski
Phillip E. Pope
Maria S. Sepúlveda
Guofan Shao
Robert K. Swihart
Hao Zhang

Associate Professor

Songlin Fei
Matthew D. Ginzel
Reuben R. Goforth
Eva Haviarova
Tomas O. Höök
Michael A. Jenkins
Walter L. Mills Jr.
Linda S. Prokopy
Michael R. Saunders
Rod N. Williams
Patrick A. Zollner

Assistant Professor

Shadi Atallah
Mark Christie
Paris D. Collingsworth
Elizabeth Flaherty
Jason Hoverman
Zhao Ma




      Forestry and Natural Resources

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