Graduate Programs

The Department offers programs leading to thesis-based MSc and PhD and course-based degrees of MAg and MF.  This department and the School of Business also offer two course-based programs of joint study that enable students to earn both the MBA and MAg degrees or both the MBA and MF degrees, after two calendar years of full-time study.

Degree programs

Graduate studies encompass a broad spectrum of scientific and management applications, in natural and managed landscapes. Various research opportunities exist within the key areas of focus in Renewable Resources. Graduate students may specialize in a field of study linked to these areas which fall within 4 major research themes.

aspen
Enhanced Forest
Management

Fields
Environmentally
Sustainable
Agriculture

 Limestone
Land Reclamation,
Remediation
and Restoration
Moose
Biodiversity
Conservation
 
 

Various research opportunities exist within the key areas of focus in Renewable Resources. Graduate students may specialize in a field of study linked to these areas.

Areas of graduate research include: agroecosystem modeling, conservation biology, environmental policy, environmental science, forest biologyforest ecologyforest fire managementforest geneticsforest hydrologyforest measurements/biometrics, forest pathology, forest plant physiology, forest policy, forest resource management, forest soils, mineralogy, nutrient cycling, protected area management, range management, reclamation, remote sensing, silviculture, social forestry, soil biology, soil chemistry, soil classification, soil fertility, soil genesis, soil physics, water resources, wildland recreation and interpretation, and wildlife management.

Fields of Study and Degrees to which they apply

Agroforestry  MSc 
Conservation Biology  MSc, PhD
Forest Biology & Management  MSc, PhD
Land Reclamation & Remediation   MSc, PhD
Protected Areas & Wildlands Management   MSc, PhD
Soil Science  MSc, PhD
Water and Land Resources  MSc, PhD
Wildlife Ecology & Management    MSc, PhD

Who do I contact with general questions?

Nicole Dubé
Graduate Administrator, Admissions

Faculty of Agricultural, Life and Environmental Sciences
2-10 Agriculture/Forestry Centre
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada  T6G 2P5

rrgrads@ualberta.ca