The Graduate School Advance to a Higher Degree

Forestry and Natural Resources

Supported Degree Objectives


  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
  • Master of Science (MS)
  • Master of Science in Forestry (MSFOR)
  • Non Degree

Required Supporting Documents


Doctoral and Master's Degree Program Requirements


  • Undergraduate Cumulative Grade Point Average:
    • 3.2 or equivalent

Application Deadlines


  • Fall Spring Summer
    January 15 September 15 No Entry

Program Contact Information


  • Name Graduate Office
    Phone 765-494-3572
    Fax 765-494-9461
    Email FNR.Gradinfo@purdue.edu
    Web Program Website
    Address Graduate Program Coordinator
    Department of Forestry and Natural Resources
    Purdue University
    715 West State Street
    West Lafayette IN 47907-2061
    USA

Additional Information


  • Current master's students wishing to move to a doctoral degree program in this same graduate program will not be required to submit a new application.
  • Letters of Recommendation: The department accepts letters of recommendation in either paper or electronic versions. For recommendations being sent using a paper recommendation form, any letter attached to the form must be on official letterhead and the following recommendation form should be used: Recommendation Form.
  • Bachelor's level students are normally considered for admission into the Master's Program; however, bachelor's level students with exceptionally strong undergraduate records may apply for and be considered for direct admission into the PhD degree program.

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