Forestry & Natural Resources Management Degree

The A.S. in Forestry and Natural Resources Management is designed to outline the freshman and sophomore years of study for students who plan to transfer to other four-year colleges and universities to major in forestry or other fields related to agriculture. The sustainable management and conservation of our nation's renewable resources is essential to providing the uses and needs that society demands for generations to come. Students with a good background in agriculture who enjoy timber, water, wildlife, fisheries, range, recreation, wilderness and aesthetics will find Forestry and Natural Resources Management a rewarding career.

Eastern operates a 4,000 acre farm as a living, outdoor laboratory that enables students to get real world experience with tree planting, timber harvesting, prescribed burning and other conservations practices.

Options available with the degree:

  • Environmental Science/Natural Resources

  • Ecosystem/Range Management

  • Forestry

  • Wildlife Ecology

Career Opportunities

Employment opportunities in conservation and natural resource management remain strong as demand for goods and services continue to increase. Resource managers and technicians play a vital role in developing and protecting the environment and its diverse resources. Graduates work for federal, state and municipal agencies, private companies, private consulting firms, and other organizations as managers, technicians, rangers, naturalists and conservationists.

Scholarship Opportunities

A college degree is an investment in your future. There are many lifelong benefits of a quality education that exceed the initial costs involved. Tuition and fees at Eastern Oklahoma State College are among the lowest in the nation. Plus, Eastern offers a variety of institutional scholarships, as well as agriculture-related scholarships for students who demonstrate high academic qualifications and financial need. Federal and state financial aid and grant opportunities are also available to help fund your education.

Apply now for admission to the Forestry and Natural Resources Management program.

Contact Information

Larriann Livingston
Agriculture Division Dean
Baker Hall 100
Phone: 918.465.1727
Fax: 918.465.4493

Eddie Woods
Forestry & Natural Resources Professor Emeritus
Baker Hall 214
Phone: 918.465.1773
Fax: 918.465.4489

Jena Braun
Administrative Assistant
Phone: 918.465.1724
Fax: 918.465.4489