Natural Resource Management and Sustainability BSFR(Community Forestry and Arboriculture)/Natural Resources MNR(non-thesis)

Graduates with the proposed Double Dawg pathway, Natural Resources Management and Sustainability (Community Forestry & Arboriculture) and Masters of Natural Resources (MNR), will be prepared for a wide range of career opportunities with private/commercial firms, municipalities, the utility sector, and non-governmental organizations, among others. Graduates may work as municipal foresters; community planners, designers and consultants; commercial forest health care providers; and tree, forest, and environmental advocates for interest groups and non-governmental organizations. Graduates are eligible to become certified arborists through the International Society of Arboriculture.

Admission to Program

Students may apply for preliminary acceptance to the Double Dawgs program in the second semester of their third year. If accepted preliminarily, students will be allowed to register for graduate level courses starting the next semester, contingent upon final acceptance. Determination of final acceptance will be made after the second semester grades are available. To be eligible for the Warnell Double Dawgs pathway, students must:
- Be admitted to the Warnell Professional Program
- Have a minimum overall GPA of 3.0 at the end of the third year
- Submit a statement of career objectives
- Provide a letter of recommendation from a UGA faculty member

Curriculum

Graduate-level courses that may be used to satisfy undergraduate and graduate program requirements.

COFA 7010-7010L, Urban Tree Management II, 4
COFA 7500, Community Forest Management, 3
FANR 6800W, Renewable Resources Policy, 2
FANR 7620-7620L, GIS Applications for Natural Resources, 3

Additional requirements that are unique to this Double Dawgs program:

N/A

Admission to Graduate Program

Students must apply and be admitted to the UGA graduate school. A Warnell faculty member must agree to serve as the major professor. Requirements include:
- Graduate School Application
- Graduate Study Objectives Form
- Resume
- Statement of Career Goals
- Official GRE scores
- Transcripts
- Three letters of recommendation

Program Advisor

  • Name: Robert Bringolf
  • Email: bringo@uga.edu
  • Phone: 7065424284
  • Address: 180 E. Green St.

Undergraduate Major Information

  • Major: Natural Resource Management and Sustainability B.S.F.R.
  • Department/College: Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources

Advising Contact

  • Name: Matt Head
  • Email: matthead@uga.edu
  • Phone: 7065424284
  • Address: 180 E. Green St.

Graduate Major Information

  • Major: Natural Resources M.N.R.
  • Department/College: Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources

Advising Contact

  • Name: Kate Dedufour
  • Email: dedufour@uga.edu
  • Phone: 7065424284
  • Address: 180 E. Green St.