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.
Job titles and employers of recent graduates include:
- Data analyst, Forest2Market
- Inventory specialist, Landmark Forestry
- State land management forester in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Ohio, Washington, Virginia
- Natural resource extension specialist in Maryland and West Virginia
- Environmental engineer, Pennsylvania
Program Application RequirementsResume/CV, Statement of Purpose, 3 Letters of recommendation
Graduate Program Application Requirements
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 RequirementsGRE
Fall DeadlineFebruary 1
Spring DeadlineOctober 1
Summer DeadlineDOES NOT ADMIT
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.
WVU is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.