Natural Resources Degree

As a natural resources student, you are passionate about the world around you. You are curious. You ask questions. You collaborate to preserve and protect the natural world for future generations. Your natural resources education is what you make it, and you can study natural resources from just about anywhere. The major is offered on Oregon State’s main campus in Corvallis, at OSU-Cascades in Bend and through Oregon State Ecampus

 

NATURAL RESOURCES SPECIALTY OPTIONS:

The natural resources degree program is extremely flexible, allowing you to combine various areas of interest into your degree. Our specialty options range from conservation law enforcement to wildland fire ecology and everything in between. Our advising guide makes it easy to customize your education.

 

Paying For College

There are a variety of options for you to fund your education and research-related expenses. $500,000 in scholarships are available - and that's just from the College of Forestry. The College of Forestry is dedicated to making sure our degrees are affordable.

 

Oregon Forest Science Complex

A rendering of the new Oregon Forest Science Complex.
A rendering of the new Oregon Forest Science Complex.

We’re building you an awesome new place to learn, study and grow. Construction of the Oregon Forest Science Complex is underway and will be completed in 2019. It will include a new Peavy Hall and the A.A. “Red” Emmerson Advanced Wood Products Laboratory

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Experiential Learning

With thirteen options within the Natural Resources major, students have a wide variety of experiential learning opportunities to choose from. Natural resources majors get outside and get their hands dirty participating in internships, work experience and job shadowing.

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A group of students sit in the grass and relax on Oregon State's Corvallis campus.
A google map of Oregon State's campus.

Oregon State University is located in Corvallis, one of the top-ranked college towns in the country. A one-hour drive from the Pacific Ocean, and a two-hour drive from the Cascades and high desert, it is an ideal place to live and work.

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