Renewable Resources Graduate Programs

Course-based Master Degrees

Course-based students are admitted in Fall term only each year. 

Master of Agriculture Degree: This program provides an advanced degree in agriculture for professionals. The program may also serve as an opportunity to partially fulfill requirements to become Registered Professional Agrologist or a Registered Technologists in Agrology, working in government or industrial organizations or as consultants.

The program is designed to be completed in 16 to 20 months. However, with a heavier than normal course load, the program can be completed in 10 months, or it may be completed on a part-time basis over a maximum period of 6 years.

Master of Forestry Degree: This program provides an advanced degree in sustainable forest management for professionals. The program may also serve as an opportunity to partially fulfill requirements to become a Registered Professional Foresters working in government or industrial organizations or as consultants.

The program is designed to be completed in 16 to 20 months. However, with a heavier than normal course load, the program can be completed in 10 months, or it may be completed on a part-time basis over a maximum period of 6 years.


Master of Forestry & Master of Business Administration Combined Degree:
This degree, jointly offered with the School of Business is intended to prepare students for careers that demand specialized knowledge in business management practices and forestry. Learn more about this combined degree program.


Master of Agriculture & Master of Business Administration Combined Degree:
This degree, jointly offered with the School of Business is intended to prepare students for careers that demand specialized knowledge in business management practices and agriculture. Learn more about this combined degree program.

Internship opportunities and career options: We recommend that students in our professional Masters programs take advantage of the Graduate Student Internship Program to gain valuable work experience. Internships and other job opportunities can be found in these databases: UofA Career Center, Gov. of Alberta, Gov. of Canada, CAPF, Forestry Jobs in Canada, Plenty of Forestry Jobs. For the best selection of summer internship and job opportunities, apply between mid February and mid May.