Our graduate degrees in Natural Resources and Environmental Science allow you to focus on your area of interest, tapping into the expertise of more than 100 professors. Enhance your knowledge and skills alongside renowned researchers and thought leaders working across the nation and globe.
Research (thesis and dissertation) based degrees require the completion of original research carried out by the student under the guidance of a major professor and graduate advisory committee. Non-thesis degrees are primarily course-based, and our Master of Natural Resources program and M.S. in Environmental Science (non-thesis option) can both be completed fully online. These award-winning non-thesis programs include over 50 online courses in environmental and natural resources: together they attract the largest online graduate degree student body in the nation.
Master of Natural Resources
Accessible to students of diverse academic backgrounds, this non-thesis degree program will help graduates develop credentials and skills for the effective management of natural resources.
M.S. Natural Resources
Make an impact on the problems facing our natural world while working alongside internationally recognized faculty. This is primarily a thesis (research) based degree program.
M.S. Environmental Science
Research the effects of natural and unnatural processes, and of interactions of the physical components of the planet on the environment. Non-thesis and thesis options are available.
Joint Master of Science in Environmental Science & J.D.
An opportunity to combine the study of scientific, social, philosophical and legal aspects of environmental issues.
Ph.D. Natural Resources
Provide solutions for contemporary natural resource challenges with world-class faculty mentors.
Ph.D. Environmental Science
Address complex environmental challenges using interdisciplinary approaches. Among the most prestigious Environmental Ph.D. programs in the nation.
- M.S. in Natural Resources
- Ph.D. in Natural Resources
- M.S. in Environmental Science
- Ph.D. in Environmental Science
- Master of Natural Resources (M.N.R.)
- McCall Outdoor Science School Option (at McCall)
- Joint J.D. and M.S. in Law and Environmental Science
- Environmental Education Graduate Certificate (MOSS resident program)