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Graduate Education
phone: (208) 885-8981
fax: (208) 885-5534
College of Natural Resources
University of Idaho
P.O. Box 441142
Moscow, ID 83844-1142
  • Chris Bernau
  • Ariel Blotkamp working on a sedated bear.
  • Ashley Lange

Meet Chris Bernau

A graduate degree in natural resources offers limitless hands-on learning opportunities. Learn about Chris's experience in Nebraska.

Meet Ariel Blotkamp

Ariel Blotkamp spent the summer at Grand Teton National Park studying ways to better educate hikers in the park on how to protect themselves against bear attacks.

Meet Ashley Lange

Ashley Lange's studies focused on the type and frequency of disruptive behaviors during tours in Lehman Caves. The study is the first of its kind focusing on human behavior while on cave tours.


Our graduate education program is the best in the West and one of the largest in the country. You'll work one-on-one with our internationally renowned faculty members and choose a program and emphasis that are tailored to your specific needs.

The Value of Your Degree
It's a fact that nearly 100% of our master's and doctoral graduates find employment in their fields of study within one year of graduating.

Choose a Degree that Fits You
Our Master of Science degree has both a thesis and a non-thesis option. With eight program areas to choose from, each with over seven areas of emphasis, you'll undoubtedly find a perfect fit.

Earn a Master of Science degree in two to three semesters with the Master of Natural Resources (MNR) degree. This degree is course-based and may be taken entirely online. This unique, professional degree will help you develop credentials and skills needed to become an effective natural resource manager.

The Professional Science Master's (PSM) degree is one of a few in the nation that specializes in natural resources, environmental science, and water resources. Gain advanced scientific skills to work effectively with business and industry in natural resources and the environment.

The University of Idaho is among the best places to study natural resources and earn your Ph.D. in Natural Resources. Enter a world with limitless research opportunities, and study in one of the nation's largest DNA and genetics laboratories. Tailor your study plan to fit your specific interests and experience with choices in eight program areas, each with over seven areas of emphasis to choose from.