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Master of Forest Resources (MFR)

This is a terminal degree, suitable for students who want additional instruction and training in Forestry or Forest Business. The MFR is degree is accredited by the Society of American Foresters.  Current employment rate of recent MFR graduates is >90%. Students may designate either Forestry or Forest Business as an official Area of Emphasis.

The University of Georgia’s Harley Langdale Jr. Center for Forest Business integrates pioneering academic research and sound financial methods to provide education and service to forest industry, investors and landowners throughout the world. More information about the Harley Langdale Jr. Center for Forest Business and program requirements can be found here: Harley Langdale Jr. Center for Forest Business.


The MFR requires a minimum of 33 semester hours of graduate-level course work, but additional courses may be required by the student’s Advisory Committee. No thesis is required.