About Our Degree Programs

The Master of Natural Resources (MNR) degree meets the needs of professionals just like you. Our innovative instruction—delivered through two flexible programs—allows you to put the knowledge and skills learned in class to work immediately.

  • 30 credit, non-thesis degree
  • 10-day international experience(s)
  • Graduate in as few as 12 months
  • Diverse undergrad majors welcomed
  • No GRE scores required
  • Admission decisions based on academic and/or professional experience
  • No additional cost for out-of-state or international students

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Alumni Perspectives

They're really teaching you the skills you need to be a leader in your field and to understand decisions that other leaders are making.Virginia Foster, MNR Class of 2014

I was looking to move my career from a mid-level government employee to an executive position. After graduating in 2012, a year an a half later I am now the executive director of a non-profit.Kate Fritz, MNR Class of 2012

Important Dates

Fall 2017

Fall 2017

Deadline: August 1
Term: August 28 – December 20

spring-semester

Spring 2018

Deadline: January 1
Term: January 16 – May 9

summer semester

Summer 2018

Deadline: May 1
Term: May 21 - August 11

Tuition & Fees

The MNR Degree features a flat-rate tuition—no additional cost for out-of-state or international students. Our Program Directors can provide guidance on the cost for each program (Executive and Online).

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Veterans Benefits

Contact Virginia Tech’s Office of Veterans Services:
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Financial Aid

Contact Virginia Tech’s
Office of Scholarships
and Financial Aid:
540.231.5179 or