Department of Land Resources and Environmental Sciences College of Agriculture Montana State University

Department of Land Resources and Environmental Sciences College of Agriculture Montana State University

Bozeman, MT
location
Public
type
Small
setting
38%
62%
student ratio
45
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
July 15
fall application deadline
23%
acceptance rate
3 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Land Resources And Environmental Sciences Master of Science (MS) [land rehabilitation (interdisciplinary)]
      Master of Science (MS) [land resources and environmental sciences]
    • Land Rehabilitation (Interdisciplinary) Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 7
    • Doctoral Degrees 4
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? Not reported
    • Distance learning programs available? Not reported
    • Terminal master's degree available? No
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

23% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 21
    • Accepted 5
    • Acceptance Rate 23
    • Enrolled 4
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $30
    • Application Fee - International $30
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline July 15th May 15th Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline December 1st October 1st Yes
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, MS
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsMarch 1
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Tuition Waivers, Health Care Benefits, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students45
    • Female Percentage38%
    • Male Percentage62%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students45
    • Part-time Percentage84%
    • Full-time Percentage16%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino2%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian88%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native5%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown5%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty25
    • Full-time Percentage96%
    • Part-time Percentage4%
    • Female Percentage24%
    • Male Percentage76%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchSoil nutrient management and plant nutrition, isotope biogeochemistry of soils, biodegradation of hydrocarbons in soils and natural waters, remote sensing, GIS systems, managed and natural ecosystems, microbial and metabolic diversity in geothermally heated soils, integrated management of weeds, diversified cropping systems, insect behavior and ecology, river ecology, microbial biogeochemistry, weed ecology
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$5,542,305

Location & Contact

Department of Land Resources and Environmental Sciences

College of Agriculture
Montana State University

Bozeman, MT 59717
United States

Dr. Tracy Sterling

Head

Phone: 406-994-7060
Fax: 406-994-3933
Email: tracy.sterling@montana.edu

Dr. Carl Fox

Vice Provost for Graduate Education

Phone: 406-994-4145
Fax: 406-994-7433
Email: gradstudy@montana.edu


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