Rangeland Ecology Graduate Degrees

The rangeland ecosystem science program emphasizes interdisciplinary study of, and research on, the world’s rangelands. Both the Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy degrees emphasize education and training in land resource management, research, and teaching. Graduate programs require that students develop a thorough knowledge of the structure, function, and management of rangeland ecosystems.

Students may pursue broad courses of study (such as systems ecology and natural resource administration) or studies in the specialized range fields listed below.

  • soil-plant relations
  • biometry
  • nutrition
  • ecophysiology
  • autecology
  • synecology
  • riparian ecology
  • riparian management
  • grazing management
  • weed management
  • restoration ecology
  • community based resource management
  • global change
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