B.Sc. On Campus

Forest Management and Ecology

University of Nevada, Reno

48 months
22922 USD/year
22922 USD/year
7268 USD/year
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The B.S. in Forest Management and Ecology at University of Nevada, Reno prepares students to manage our forest resources from a science-based perspective. 


The Forest Management and Ecology program offered by University of Nevada, Reno is ideal for those students interested in working outdoors and managing our native ecosystems, solving problems pertaining to the ecology and management of forest resources, including climate change and invasive species, maintaining wildlife habitat, wildfire management and planning for wood production, forage, water and other human needs.

Students incorporate the related disciplines of plant and wildlife ecology, hydrology and policy to solve current issues involved in the sustainable management of our natural resources.


Our graduates typically work for governmental agencies, forest product industry, consulting firms, or non-profit organizations. Also students find careers as:

  • Foresters
  • Park rangers
  • Wildland fire managers
  • Restoration ecologists
  • Natural resource planners

Programme Structure

    Courses include: 
  • Principles of Natural Resources and Environmental Science
  • Introduction to Cell and Molecular Biology Lecture
  • Introduction to Statistical Methods
  • Introduction to Statistics 
  • Introduction Organismal Biology Lecture 
  • Natural Resource Ecology
  • Wildlands Hydrology
  • Culture and the Use and Management of Natural Resources
  • Range and Forest Plants
  • Forest Measurements 
  • Ecophysiology of Forest & Range Plants (4 units)
  • Range and Forest Administration and Policy (3 units) CO12, CO13
  • Wildlife Ecology and Management
  • International Issues for Water Development
  • Silviculture
  • Regional and Global Issues in Environmental Sciences i
  • Forest Ecology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

To be admitted to an undergraduate degree program as a regular freshman student, you must be a graduate from an approved or accredited high school (GED certificate may not be used for admission) and satisfy the below requirements:

  • Required high school courses: English, math, social sciences and natural sciences.
  • GPA in the academic core courses: English, math, social sciences and natural sciences.
  • Standardized test scores are required for admission to the University of Nevada, Reno. The University accepts the ACT and SAT scores.
  • If you are a student who does not meet our academic GPA requirements, but have graduated with an Advanced Diploma from a Nevada high school, you will be granted admission to the University.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    22922 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 22922 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    22922 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 22922 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    7268 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7268 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Reno

860 - 1230 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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