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Michigan Technological University

School of Forest Resources and Environmental Science

Houghton, MI

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Michigan Technological University

Overview

Michigan Technological University / School of Forest Resources and Environmental Science is located in Houghton, MI, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Applied ecology
Master of Science (MS) Forestry ecology and management
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Forest molecular genetics and biotechnology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Forest science
Master of Science (MS) Forest molecular genetics and biotechnology
Master of Geographic Information Science (MGIS) Forest resources and environmental science
Master of Forestry (MF) Forest resources and environmental science
Master of Science (MS) Applied ecology and environment sciences

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 26
Doctoral Degrees 3

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Thesis Required for some
Comprehensive exam (for non-research degrees)
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

125
Applied
28
Accepted
19
Enrolled
22%

Applying

Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE
Master's Degree Requirements Statement of purpose, personal statement, official transcripts, 3 letters of recommendation, resume/curriculum vitae
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements Statement of purpose, personal statement, official transcripts, 3 letters of recommendation, resume/curriculum vitae

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

59
Total Graduate Students
25%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
74%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American 1.69%
White or Caucasian 64%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 3.39%
Unknown 5.08%

Gender

Male (64%)
Female (35%)

Faculty

56
Total faculty
Full-time - 37
Part-time - 19
Male (44)
Female (12)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Forestry, wildlife ecology and management; natural resources, applied ecology and environmental science; biotechnology and molecular genetics; forest biomaterials; geospatial science and technology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
3,559,708

Location & Contact

Address 1400 Townsend Drive
Houghton, MI  49931
United States
Contact Dr. Terry Sharik
Dean
Email: tlsharik@mtu.edu
Phone: 906-487-2352
Fax: 906-487-2915