Feb 21, 2024  
2023-2024 University of Wyoming Catalog 
2023-2024 University of Wyoming Catalog

Rangeland Ecology and Watershed Management, M.S.

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The M.S. program is geared toward teaching graduate students the tools necessary to conduct robust scientific research and communicate with the public and potential clients.

Plan A (Thesis)

The master of science degree normally is offered under Plan A which requires at least the university minimum degree requirements and an oral examination.

An oral defense of the thesis is required.

Plan B (Non-thesis)

Plan B is available under special circumstances and requires 30 hours of graduate coursework.

Plan B candidates must also prepare one professional paper (i.e., content and form compatible with publication in a scientific journal) or, if the adviser requests, two professional papers in selected topic areas.

An oral defense of the paper(s) is required.

Additional Requirements

This program requires 30 credit hours (at least 12 from Rangeland Ecology and Watershed Management) approved by the student’s graduate advisory committee and an approved research plan. 

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