Master of Natural Resources, MNR
Become an Outdoor Professional
Lead the Effort to Effectively Manager Natural Resources
The natural resources master's program opens the door to a fulfilling career focused on the outdoors. This program was designed to give natural resource professionals the skills required to work as decision makers and managers in natural resources. You will broaden your knowledge in the field by mastering coursework covering a variety of topics within natural resources, giving you a bigger picture to work as a leader.
Degree at a Glance
Career Outlook for Graduates
As a natural resource professional, this master's degree gives you the knowledge and skills to become a leader. You can become a conservation scientist, forester, natural sciences manager, and more.
- Natural Sciences Manager – $123,860
- Forester – $61,340
- Environmental Scientest – $71,130
*U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2019
Why Earn an MNR Degree USU Online
The goal of USU Online's master's in natural resources degree is to prepare you for an advanced career in natural resource management positions. Through the online format, you will be able to continue working. The faculty have real-world experience, and you will be taught concepts that have been tested in professional environments. Your coursework will cover natural resource laws, regulations and policies, economics, leadership, ecological principles from individuals to large communities, and more.
International students studying at USU on the F-1 or J-1 visa must have the majority of their classes each semester be face-to-face in order to meet the physical presence requirement to maintain their visa status. Students on the F-1 visa must enroll in classes at the Logan or USU Eastern campuses. Students on the J-1 visa must enroll in classes at the Logan campus.