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College of Natural Resources
phone: (208) 885-8981
toll free: 88-88-UIDAHO
fax: (208) 885-5534

875 Perimeter Drive MS 1142
Moscow, ID 83844-1142

Graduate Studies

Our graduate programs give you the opportunity to gain a more in-depth and sophisticated understanding of the world of natural resources. Our renowned professors and excellent research community will help prepare you to make an impact in any number of critical areas that influence how people, including public organizations and private business, interact with our natural world. We offer the following graduate programs and options:

Master of Science M.S.
The Master of Science in Natural Resources degree encompasses a wide range of natural resource disciplines and issues. Students work with our internationally recognized faculty across eight programs and a wide range of emphasis areas to address complex natural resource issues.
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Master of Science M.S.
Non-thesis emphasis in Environmental Education
Imagine an office that consists of the rivers, mountains, and lakes of the central Idaho Rockies. As a graduate student at the McCall Outdoor Science School (MOSS), you will provide high quality, field-based environmental education programs to the youth of Idaho. In addition, you will earn a Master of Science in Natural Resources from the University of Idaho in as little as three semesters.
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Natural Resources, Ph.D.
We offer one doctoral degree in natural resources, with the option to select an emphasis from one of our three departments. We are driven to continue our legacy of excellence in educational instruction, research and discovery, and outreach.
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Master of Natural Resources

Master of Natural Resources (MNR)
The Master of Natural Resources (MNR) is an interdisciplinary course-based graduate program designed for mid- and executive-level professionals who wish to enhance their educational credentials for a career in natural resources. The fundamental objective of the MNR graduate program is to integrate and scale various perspectives – ecological, the human dimension, planning, policy and law, and practical tools – into a systems view of natural resources.
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Fire Ecology & Management — MNR Specialty Area
Prepare yourself for managing complex challenges in fire and advance your career. Get a Master of Natural Resources (MNR) online with courses and a professional project, and do it all online or with a mix of online and face-to-face courses.
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