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The Forest Resources Management program is dedicated to developing the next generation of forest mangers in the Appalachian hardwood region. This program offers two advanced degree programs including a Master of Science in Forest Resources Management and a Ph.D. in forest resources.

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Job titles and employers of recent graduates include:

Program Application Requirements

Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose, 3 Letters of recommendation

Additional Application Information

Candidates who do not have an undergraduate degree from a program accredited by the Society of American Foresters or from the Society of Wood Science and Technology, will only be accepted as a provisional student.

Program Application Test Requirements


Application Deadlines

Fall Deadline

February 1

Spring Deadline

October 1

Summer Deadline


English Proficiency Requirements

All applicants whose first language is not English must provide proof of English language proficiency. WVU accepts either the TOEFL or the IELTS for this purpose. Learn more about our English language proficiency requirements.

Accreditation Information

WVU is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

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