Graduate Program 

The School of Renewable Natural Resources offers a Graduate education to students who wish to discover the natural world and ways to improve the management of renewable resources, protect biodiversity, and promote conservation of diverse ecosystems. Two graduate curricula (Masters and Ph.D.) are available that provide students with advanced education in five areas of concentration: Fisheries and Aquaculture, Forest Products, Forestry and Forest Resources, Watershed Science, or Wildlife. In addition to the degree programs, graduate minors are also available in "Renewable Natural Resources" and "Interdepartmental Studies in Wetland Ecology and Restoration."

Admission to the LSU Graduate School is necessary for entrance into the Graduate Program in the School of Renewable Natural Resources. Information on admissions, applications, fees, tuition, and deadlines is available on the LSU Graduate School website.

RNR Program of Study Forms



Dr. William Kelso
F.O. Bateman Professor and
Coordinator of Graduate Studies and Research
118 Renewable Natural Resources Bldg
Louisiana State University
Baton Rouge, LA 70803

phone: 225-578-4176

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