Master's Programs

The CNR currently offers a variety of Master's degree programs.  You can learn more about each of the options below

College of Natural Resources Master's Program

The College of Natural Resources Masters program is designed for students looking to pursue a Masters degree with an emphasis in a variety of areas such as forestry, wildlife, fisheries, water, human dimensions of natural resources, environmental education, soil science, waste management and others.

Applied Master's Degree Program Options

The Applied Master of Sciences in Natural Resources is designed for working professionals who are: 
  • Seeking professional development
  • Seeking a Master's Degree
  • Looking to increase their knowledge and leadership skills relative to natural resources and environmental education

Graduate Fellowship in Residential Environmental Education

This program is a Northwoods Wisconsin residential learning experience culminating in an extraordinary master's degree in natural resources with a focus in residential environmental education. Fellows reside at the Conserve School in the beautiful northern forests of Wisconsin for all 4 semesters while completing UWSP distance learning and face-to-face courses. At the same time, they gain skills at an environmental school and a residential environmental education center.

Peace Corps Opportunities

There are currently two Peace Corps opportunities available within the College of Natural Resources.
  • The Master's International program allows you to volunteer with the Peace Corps while obtaining your degree.
  • The Peace Corps Fellows program is for returning Peace Corps volunteers who would like to advance their education.