Natural Resources and Environmental Management

Requirements of MS Degree: Plan C

Plan C is for students with exceptional prior work experience. Requirements include residence for two semesters of full-time study, a minimum of 18 graduate credit hours, and a final examination (written and oral). This option is only available to students who are mid-career professionals, having at least 5 years of relevant work experience in natural resources and environmental management.

For additional information on applying, refer to NREM Graduate Page

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Primary Master's Core (9 credits)

  • NREM 600 Evaluation of Natural Resources Management (4)
  • NREM 601 Economic Analysis of Natural Resource Management (4)
  • NREM 701 Research Seminar in NREM (1)

Electives ( 6 Cr)

  • NREM graduate courses ( credits of 600-level or above, and none of which may be of NREM 699)


  • NREM 696 Capstone Experience in NREM (3)

* For additional course applicability criteria, refer to:

For additional information, refer to the NREM Graduate Student Guide August 2019.

Plan C Forms

Form I

Form IIA

Form IIB

Form III