Academic Catalog - 2018-2019

College of the Environment, Forestry, and Natural Sciences

Forestry

Forestry, Master of Forestry


Academic Information

Available Emphasis Areas:

This non-thesis plan prepares you for a career in forest management, in contrast to a career in research. It is appropriate if you desire advanced training in forestry, but not a research focus.

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Academic Catalog - 2018-2019

College of the Environment, Forestry, and Natural Sciences

Forestry

Forestry, Master of Forestry


Careers

What Can I Do with a Master of Forestry in Forestry?

Are you happiest when you’re outdoors? Would you like to protect the environment for future generations? Northern Arizona University can help. By pursuing an MF in Forestry, you will become steeped in forest ecosystems and their management, and will emerge a competent professional forester and land steward.

Here, you will prepare for a career as a multi-resource forest manager. This degree is for you if you desire advanced training in Forestry, but don’t want to focus on research. You will have the freedom to select courses tailored to your personal interests, in addition to core courses. You will also work extensively to hone your written and oral communication skills, so that you can advance in today’s ever-changing job market.

With further education, one of these paths is possible:
  • Policy analyst
  • Forestry consultant
  • Forest manager
  • Research assistant

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Academic Catalog - 2018-2019

College of the Environment, Forestry, and Natural Sciences

Forestry

Forestry, Master of Forestry


University Requirements

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Academic Catalog - 2018-2019

College of the Environment, Forestry, and Natural Sciences

Forestry

Forestry, Master of Forestry


Overview

In addition to University Requirements:

Minimum Units for Completion 33
Additional Admission Requirements Admission requirements over and above admission to NAU are required.
Comprehensive Exam Comprehensive Exam is required.
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Purpose Statement

The Master of Forestry (MF) degree is intended for students wishing to pursue professional careers in the management and policy of forest resources for public, private, and non-profit sectors.

Student Learning Outcomes

Through our non-thesis degree, based primarily on coursework and a project designed with the guidance of your advisor to address a challenge or problem in forestry, our students graduate with the following competencies:

Emphasis in Ecology, Evolution & Conservation Biology (EECB)

The EECB emphasis provides the opportunity for students in the Forestry M.F. Program to specialize in ecology, evolution, and conservation biology. Students completing the EECB emphasis will have the following competencies:

 

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Academic Catalog - 2018-2019

College of the Environment, Forestry, and Natural Sciences

Forestry

Forestry, Master of Forestry


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Master's Requirements
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Academic Catalog - 2018-2019

College of the Environment, Forestry, and Natural Sciences

Forestry

Forestry, Master of Forestry


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