Department of Forestry
- Ecological Restoration
- Fire Science
- Forest Resource Management
- Human Dimensions of Natural Resource Management
- Hydrology and Soil Science
- Recreation Ecology
- Watershed Management
- Wildlife Habitat Management
The Department of Forestry offers a range of career-friendly concentrations, giving you the opportunity for in-depth study in the areas that advanced forestry students want. Our interdisciplinary approach helps students tailor the curriculum to their specific needs.
The Shawnee National Forest, Cache River State Natural Area, Crab Orchard National Wildlife Refuge and other state parks and natural areas position SIU as a natural choice for students serious about advanced degrees in forestry.
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Our master’s degree is designed to help wildlife professionals protect and manage a changing world while promoting, teaching, and practicing sustainable conservation.
This 10.5-month residency allows you to earn your Master’s degree, make a difference teaching at the McCall Outdoor Science School, and find your place in our alumni network. Scholarships available.
Prepare to lead the management of natural resources and keep up with rapid changes in applications and methodology by earning an Ecosystem Management degree or certificate online through Penn State World Campus.