Graduate Degrees

Natural Resources & Environmental Sciences

College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences

The NRES online graduate program enables students to continue their education in disciplines related to natural resources and environmental sciences through part-time study at locations away from the University of Illinois campus. Students can enroll in individual courses for professional and/or academic advancement, or apply for admission to the M.S. degree program.

With the possibility of pursuing topics of study relating to soil science, wildlife conservation, forest ecology and more; this is a flexible program. The faculty and advisors will help you align your interests and passions with work-related goals.

Degree Overview: 


Application Deadlines:

  • Application deadline for the fall cohort: June 15
  • Application deadline for the spring cohort: November 15
  • Application deadline for the summer cohort: March 15