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Degrees Offered:

  • M.S. in Forestry
  • See Agricultural Sciences for Ph.D.

Application Fee - $65

Tests Required - GRE

Deadlines -

  • Fall - Second Saturday in July
  • Spring - Last Saturday in November
  • Summer - Last Saturday in March

Areas of Interest

  • Forest Resource Management – M.S.
  • Ecological Restoration – M.S.
  • Fire Science – M.S.
  • Recreation Ecology – M.S.
  • Human Dimensions of Natural Resource Management – M.S.
  • Wildlife Conservation and Management – M.S.
  • Watershed Management – M.S.
  • Hydrology and Soil Science – M.S.

Contact Information

Becky Lee


Agriculture Room 184B
Mailcode - 4411
Carbondale, IL 62901

For complete details - Visit the Forestry Web page

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Graduate education at Southern Illinois is very affordable. Costs include tuition (per credit hour) and fees. There are many forms of financial assistance available: Assistantships, fellowships, and scholarships which can include a partial or full waiver of tuition costs (fees cannot be waived). Most forms of financial aid are given for a semester or year at a time.