Agroforestry Courses

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Master of science in natural resources
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The online master’s in agroforestry is 100 percent online: no campus visits are required.

Successful completion of the program requires 30 credit hours of course work.

The chart below shows when the courses are traditionally offered. Courses are 3 credit hours each, unless stated otherwise. The University reserves the right to change or cancel courses as needed.

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The program culminates in a professional paper (FOREST 8050), in which you will demonstrate the knowledge, skills and competencies you have acquired through the course work.

The program also may require you to complete a 3-credit-hour field internship, the details of which you will develop in discussions with your advisor and master's committee.

Nondegree-seeking enrollment

Prior to acceptance into the program, you may enroll in up to 6 credit hours as a nondegree-seeking (in some cases, post-baccalaureate) student. Enrollment does not guarantee acceptance. Learn more about nondegree-seeking university student admissions.

State authorization

States require that the University of Missouri-Columbia be authorized to deliver university-level distance/online education to their residents. Each state handles this process differently.

Please see our state authorization page for more information.

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Students residing in all states are eligible to enroll in this program.

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This program is administered by the School of Natural Resources