Peace Corps Master's International Program

Sample course plan


Master's International student in FijiSNRE offers two degree options for the Peace Corps Master's International Program: a Master of Science in Natural Resources Management (30 credits minimum) and a Professional Master’s Degree in Natural Resources Management (MNRM)  (35 credits minimum). Each graduate program is customized according to the student's background, interests, and recommendations from the student's graduate committee.
 
The sample program described below would lead to a Master of Science in Natural Resources Management or an MNRM degree with an emphasis in humans and the environment.
 
Fall Semester - Year One (9 credits)
 
NRM 601 Research Methods for Natural Resources (2)
NRM 692 Graduate Seminar (1)
STAT 402 Scientific Sampling (3)
NRM 647 Global to Local Sustainability (3)
 
Spring Semester - Year One (10 credits)
 
NRM 630 Resource Management Planning (3)
NRM 692 Graduate Seminar (1)
NRM 638 GIS Programming  (3)
RD 612 Traditional Ecological Knowledge (3)
 

Peace Corps Service (27 months)

Fall Semester - Year Four (9 credits)

NRM 692 Graduate Seminar (1)
FISH 612 Human-Environment Research Methods (3)
NRM698 Project Credits (for MNRM degree) (5)
or
NRM 699 Thesis Credits (for MS degree in NRM) (5)
 

Spring Semester - Year Four (9 credits)

NRM 692 Graduate Seminar (1)
NRM 649 Integrated Assessment & Adaptive Mgmt (3)
NRM 698 Project Credits (for  MNRM degree) (1)
or
NRM 699 Thesis Credits (for MS degree in NRM) (1)

 

Total Credits Equal 30 for the MS Degree and 35 for the MNRM Professional Degree 

See the course catalog for more about courses.  View all  NRM courses.

You are not limited to NRM courses, however.  Many of our students take courses in Political Science, Biology, Anthropology and other disciplines.

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