Graduate Studies

Graduate Studies

The College of Forestry at Oregon State University (OSU) enjoys a century-long reputation as a leader in forestry research, teaching, and extended education.  Currently the College has about 190 graduate students, including approximately 35 international students from all over the world.  The College offers graduate degrees in four distinct areas, administered by three separate departments. About 75 faculty members teach at the graduate level, and the College employs more than 300 faculty, staff, and support personnel. In addition, we manage about 14,000 acres of College Forests, most of it within minutes of campus.   

CoF News

Drying Amazon may speed up global climate change

"In other words, if greenness declines, this is an indication that less carbon will be removed from the atmosphere. The carbon storage of the Amazon basin is huge and losing the ability to take up as much carbon could have global implications for climate change," explained lead author Thomas... (more)

Experts fear for long-term health of U.S. forests

Mary Sisock previously worked on a project developed at Oregon State University called “Ties to the Land,” which was designed to help landowners and their heirs plan for the future.(more)

Oregon Foresters Visit Chile

Led by the Dean of the College of Forestry at Oregon State University (OSU), Dr. Thomas Maness, this group of University professors, researchers, and private producers traveled to areas around Concepción and Los Angeles to meet with their Chilean counterparts from industries like Arauco and CMPC... (more)

Graduate Program Announcements

Dec 18, 2014

MOUNTAIN FOREST MANAGEMENT IN A CHANGING WORLD High Tatra Mountains, Slovakia 7-9 July 2015  Conference themes: • Potentials and limitations of current management approaches to provide multiple ecosystem services • Climate change impacts on ecosystem service provisioning in mountain forests • Disturbance regimes in mountain forests and implications for ecosystem services • Alternative management   (more...)

Dec 18, 2014

Post-doctoral research associate examining amphibian and insect diversity of black ash wetlands threatened by emerald ash borer The University of Minnesota, Department of Forest Resources and the U.S. Forest Service Northern Research Station are seeking a postdoctoral scientist to contribute to research assessing the impacts of emerald ash borer (EAB) on the biodiversity of black   (more...)

Dec 18, 2014

Tenure Track Faculty Positions in Climate Change at University of New Hampshire (1) Agricultural Engineering (2) Environmental Economics (3) Quantitative Ecology (4) Forest Ecosystem Health The UNH College of Life Sciences and Agriculture (COLSA) seeks to hire four new tenure‐track assistant professors with demonstrated interests and expertise in diverse areas of the agricultural and ecological   (more...)