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

Why Does Mold Come in So Many Colors?

The amazing diversity of colors produced by molds and other fungi can vary regionally, says Sara Robinson, a researcher at Oregon State University. Blues and greens are prevalent in the Pacific Northwest, whereas oranges are more common in the Amazon. But the raison d’être of this rainbow of... (more)

Catalina Segura

Catalina Segura is an assistant professor in the FERM department.  She grew up in Bogotá, Columbia and came to OSU in 2013.  She says "the forest sector is very male dominated and still is. I’m one of the few females in the department. But it’s so much more inclusive than where I came from."(more)

OSU ranks 9th in agriculture and forestry among 200 universities globally

“We’re excited about another top global ranking that recognizes the breadth and depth of our research and teaching, and our great partnership with the College of Agricultural Sciences,” said Thomas Maness, dean of OSU’s College of Forestry. “It’s very satisfying to see the excellence of our... (more)

Graduate Program Announcements

May 21, 2015

The Georgia Coastal Ecosystems LTER program seeks a Research Technician to be based at the UGA Marine Institute on Sapelo Island, Georgia. The selected individual will work as part of the field crew supporting the GCE LTER project (gce-lter.marsci.uga.edu/). This will include monitoring plant and invertebrate populations, water chemistry, climate, and sediment dynamics, maintaining monitoring   (more...)

May 21, 2015

Potential financial aid package available to Master’s International students. We know that it is often a hardship for Master’s International students to pay for school during service, and in an effort to ease that burden, we would like for you all to share the following information. The Department of Education’s Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program   (more...)

May 21, 2015

If you’re interested in further developing and honing your teaching skills, exploring how adults learn and how to design high quality learning experiences, I encourage you to consider Oregon State University’s new Graduate Certificate in College and University Teaching program. Delivered completely online by OSU Ecampus – a national leader in distance education, this 18-credit   (more...)