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University of Idaho

Physical Address:
1031 N. Academic Way,
Suite 242
Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814

Phone: 208-667-2588

Fax: 208-664-1272

Email: cdactr@uidaho.edu

Web: uidaho.edu/cda

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Master's Degrees

U of I Coeur d’Alene offers a number of different master’s degree programs. Course delivery options include in-person, online and video-conferencing, allowing in-person students to pursue research and development, and offering flexibility to online and videoconferencing students. 

*Indicates degree can be completed entirely online.

Program Delivery Method: This master's degree is available online.

Your Adult/Organizational Learning and Leadership experience will prepare you to lead and teach professional development and training programs as a leader or educator.

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Program Delivery Method: This degree is offered live in the classroom or online through Engineering Outreach.

Whether you want to lead product development and research at a technical company, or you want to build a career in academia, this program prepares you to contribute to the field of computer science in new and novel ways. As a graduate student in this exciting field, you will gain an in-depth understanding of the limitations and opportunities in the use of computers to solve problems. You will work alongside faculty on leading research and explore high-level concepts in areas like computational biology, network security, computer architecture and network design.

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Program Delivery Method: This master's degree is available online. However, many students take live courses that count towards the degree.

The University of Idaho Curriculum and Instruction graduate program allows students to advance their understanding of educational practices and theories, and provides them with the ability to improve professional practice. The program offers opportunities for specialized emphases in science, literacy and mathematics.

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Program Delivery Method: This master’s degree is offered live in the classroom or online through Engineering Outreach

A master's degree in Cybersecurity hones expertise in safeguarding digital systems from cyber threats. This program emphasizes advanced techniques in encryption, network security and risk management. Students explore emerging technologies, ethical hacking and incident response strategies. Graduates are equipped to tackle evolving cyber threats, protecting sensitive information in sectors ranging from finance to government. With a critical need for cybersecurity experts, this degree prepares individuals for roles such as cybersecurity analysts, consultants or chief information security officers, addressing the growing demand for skilled professionals to defend against sophisticated cyber attacks.

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Program Delivery Method: This master's degree is available online.

The Educational Leadership program prepares highly qualified educational administrators at the master, specialist and doctoral degree levels with certification or competency emphasis for K-12 principals and superintendents. By preparing leaders to meet the State Board of Education standards-based competencies and professional standards, our graduates strengthen Idaho’s civic, economic, environmental and social foundations and contribute to the state’s school systems and communities.

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Program Delivery Method: This master’s degree is available online through Engineering Outreach

An Electrical Engineering Master's degree explores advanced concepts, equipping students with a deep understanding of electrical systems, electronics and technology. This program emphasizes research, innovation and the application of theoretical knowledge to solve complex engineering challenges. Graduates are prepared for leadership roles in industries such as telecommunications, power systems and electronics. With a focus on cutting-edge technologies and research methodologies, an Electrical Engineering Master's degree provides a platform for individuals to contribute to technological advancements and make a significant impact in the field.

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Program Delivery Method: This master’s degree is available online through Engineering Outreach.

An Engineering Management master's degree blends engineering principles with business and leadership skills. This program is designed for engineers seeking managerial roles. It covers project management, finance and organizational behavior. Graduates are equipped to lead engineering projects, manage teams and bridge the gap between technical and business aspects. This degree opens doors to roles like engineering manager or project leader, where individuals apply their technical expertise to drive innovation and efficiency within engineering projects while navigating the complexities of business environments. Engineering Management graduates play a pivotal role in ensuring successful execution and strategic alignment of engineering initiatives.

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Program Delivery: This master's degree is available online.

The University of Idaho’s Environmental Science Program offers an interdisciplinary approach for students committed to studying sciences associated with air, water and soil. The program provides students with educational and research tools that enable them to analyze and search for solutions to local, national and global environmental problems. Faculty from throughout the university, including soil scientists, engineers, biologists, ecologists, geographers, political scientists, sociologists, economists, chemists and hydrologists, work across traditional disciplines to provide you with a comprehensive education in the how's and why's of environmental problem solving.

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Program Delivery Method: This master’s degree is available online. 

A master's degree in Fire Ecology and Management focuses on understanding and mitigating the ecological impact of wildfires. This program dives into the science of fire behavior, ecosystem dynamics and the role of fire in natural landscapes. Students learn strategies for fire prevention, suppression and ecosystem restoration. Graduates are prepared for roles in environmental management, forestry and conservation, where they contribute to sustainable fire management practices. With a growing need for experts to address wildfires and their ecological consequences, this degree equips individuals to make informed decisions for preserving ecosystems and promoting ecological resilience.

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Program Delivery Method: This master’s degree is available online through Engineering Outreach

Geological Engineering involves applying engineering principles to address challenges related to the Earth's structure and materials. A master's degree in Geological Engineering equips students with expertise in geology, geotechnical engineering and environmental science. This program emphasizes understanding subsurface conditions, geological hazards and sustainable resource utilization. Graduates are prepared for careers in geotechnical consulting, environmental remediation and natural resource exploration. With a focus on problem-solving in the Earth sciences, this degree enables professionals to contribute to infrastructure projects, environmental protection and geological hazard mitigation, bridging the gap between geology and engineering for a sustainable and resilient future.

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Program Delivery Method: This master’s degree is available online. 

The fundamental objective of the Integrated Natural Resources option of the MNR program is to integrate and scale various perspectives — ecological, human dimensions, planning, policy and law, and practical tools — into a broad and practical view of natural resources. This unique professional degree is accessible to students of diverse academic backgrounds and will help graduates develop credentials and skills to engage in effective, adaptive conservation of natural resources for the future.

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Program Delivery Method: This master’s degree is available online. 

The Interdisciplinary Science and Technology Professional Science Master (PSM) degree is an online multidisciplinary graduate degree that allows students to pursue advanced training while simultaneously developing workplace skills. Join an PSM association-approved program taught by the same world-class faculty from the University of Idaho as a student taking on-campus courses.

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Program Delivery Method: This master’s degree is available online.

This degree allows you to reach across disciplines to design a plan of study that meets your unique academic needs. As a student in this rigorous graduate program, you will work with your faculty mentor to create a customized degree program that integrates courses from two or more academic departments. You will also choose between a thesis and non-thesis option and lead independent research that supports your professional interests.

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Program Delivery Method: This master’s degree is available online. 

Develop the ability to apply complex mathematical theories, computation techniques and algorithms to solve economic, scientific, engineering, physics and business-related problems in a variety of industries with an advanced mathematics degree. Enjoy opportunities for research and hands-on experience with special opportunities to work with faculty on nation-leading research in bioinformatics, combinatorics, differential equations, algebra and mathematics education.

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Program Delivery Method: This master’s degree is available online through Engineering Outreach

Advance your knowledge in this fast-growing field and gain the diverse research experience needed to succeed. Model, design and lead experiments to verify thermal systems, mechanical systems, components and processes while considering real-world constraints and the impact your solution might have on society.

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Program Delivery Method: Classes in this program are offered online with a recommended community internship.

A master’s degree in Movement and Leisure Sciences: Recreation, Sport and Tourism Management equips you to mentor others in healthy active lifestyles, coach them in sports and outdoor adventures, manage parks and resorts, and lead municipal recreation programming. Choose a one- or two-year program depending on your commitments and lifestyle.

If you are interested in helping others live a healthier, more active life, this degree may be for you.

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Program Delivery Method: This master’s degree is available online. 

Musicians from around the world can now advance their professional careers with a new, fully online Master of Music at the University of Idaho. Achieve your professional goals with the only online Master of Music in Composition or Performance in Idaho through the Lionel Hampton School of Music. This unique program provides a supportive, flexible educational experience designed for music professionals. Work closely with prominent performers, professors, composers and scholars in an innovative and collaborative environment.

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Program Delivery Method: This master's degree is available online.

The Master of Natural Resources (MNR) online degree options are interdisciplinary, course-based graduate programs designed for aspiring or current professionals who wish to enhance their education credentials for a career in natural resources. The MNR program offers two online options. Explore the option that best fits your educational and career objectives:

The Integrated Natural Resources Option and the Fire Ecology and Management Option are both available via online education.

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Program Delivery Method: This master's degree is available online.

The Physical Education & Physical Activity Pedagogy Master of Education program offers opportunities for certified teachers to improve their teaching practice through nationally-recognized research. Students work hand-in-hand with local schools and communities to promote movement, physical activity, fitness and wellness. Begin coursework at your convenience during the fall, spring or summer semesters.

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Program Delivery Method: This master's degree is available online.

Psychology influences everything we do. You will learn to analyze, understand and enhance how people interact with technology, products, computers, equipment, facilities and other environments. Apply this knowledge to help businesses, government and others improve performance, efficiency, safety, training and more.

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Program Delivery Method: This master's degree is available online.

Learn to lead by gaining the intellectual and practical skills needed to serve the public interest through positions in local governments and communities. You will gain hands-on experience through internships and opportunities to network with town and community leaders.

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Program Delivery Method: This master's degree is available online.

Through coursework and practicum experiences, you will learn to teach students with special needs. Undergraduates can earn dual certification with both a bachelor’s degree in elementary or secondary education and a master’s degree in special education in as few as five years. Experienced special education professionals can expand their knowledge in the field with a master's degree. Students with a bachelor’s degree who are new to the field can earn a master's and become certified to teach special education.  

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Program Delivery Method: This master’s degree is available online. 

A master's degree in Statistical Science equips students with advanced skills in analyzing and interpreting data. This program focuses on statistical methods, probability theory and data modeling, preparing graduates for diverse roles in research, industry and academia. Students gain expertise in quantitative analysis, making them valuable contributors to decision-making processes.

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Program Delivery Method: This master’s degree is available online. 

The Technology Management program at the University of Idaho is a distance education program for technical professionals that want to progress in their careers. Students come from diverse backgrounds in industry, government and military. U of I faculty bring a blend of practical experience to the classroom from academia and industry.

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Program Delivery Method: This master's degree is available online.

Achieve your professional goals in the performing arts with the only Master of Fine Arts in Theatre in Idaho. This program provides intensive training and on-stage opportunities to develop your talents in:

  • Design
  • Technology and management (DTM)
  • Directing
  • Dramatic writing
  • Theatre pedagogy

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University of Idaho

Physical Address:
1031 N. Academic Way,
Suite 242
Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814

Phone: 208-667-2588

Fax: 208-664-1272

Email: cdactr@uidaho.edu

Web: uidaho.edu/cda

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