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A master’s degree in agroforestry from MU can help you advance your career in this rapidly expanding and globally acclaimed field. If you want to help landowners diversify their income, improve soil quality and increase biodiversity, this may be the degree for you.
Official nameMaster of science in natural resources with an emphasis in agroforestry
CampusUniversity of Missouri
Program typeMaster's degree
Academic homeCollege of Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources | School of Natural Resources
Delivery mode100% online
AccreditationHigher Learning Commission
*This cost is for illustrative purposes only. Your hours and costs will differ, depending on your transfer hours, course choices and your academic progress. See more about tuition and financial aid.
- Agriculture or food scientist
- Conservation scientist
- Environmental engineer
- Environmental specialist
The online master’s in agroforestry is 100 percent online: no campus visits are required.
Students with full time jobs typically take one class each semester and finish the program in about three years. Students who take two classes each semester typically finish the program in two years.
Course work covers
- Agroforestry practice and principles — temperate and tropical
- Agroforestry ecology and landscape design
- Urban biodiversity, conservation and planning
- Geographic information systems
- Agroforestry economics and policy
- Advanced medicinal plant science
- Watershed management and restoration
Typical program length2 years
Typical course load2 classes per semester
The University of Missouri is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, one of six regional institutional accreditors in the United States.