It’s time for you to lead.

Our interdisciplinary Masters degree provides sustainability and environmental management credentials from a university respected around the globe.  At Virginia Tech’s Center for Leadership in Global Sustainability, we know you can’t wait to change the world.

The Master of Natural Resources (MNR) degree meets the needs of passionate professionals just like you. Our flexible design and innovative instruction allow you to put the knowledge and skills you learn in class to work immediately.

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

The MNR degree is offered as four different programs/formats:

Download our free e-book on off-campus programs, or schedule an appointment with a Program Director and start changing the world.

Term Deadline Term Dates
Fall 2017 August 1 August 28 – December 20
Spring 2018 January 1 January 15 – May 10
Summer 2018 May 1 May 21 – August 11

The MNR Program features flat-rate tuition—no additional cost for out-of- state or international students.  Our Program Directors can provide guidance on the cost for each of our instruction delivery formats (Online, Global, Executive, and World Executive).  You can schedule an advising call by contacting our office: (571) 858-3338  or

Financial Aid

Contact Virginia Tech’s Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid by phone (Tel: 540.231.5179) or email ( for assistance.

Veterans Benefits

Active military and veterans should contact the Office of Veterans Services by phone (Tel: 540.231.5815) or email ( for assistance accessing GI Benefits.