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Integrated Natural Resources

Managing natural resources is a challenging and deeply rewarding career path, attractive to scientists, recreationists and hunters, and conservationists alike. 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.

For detailed information on course requirements see the course catalogue.

Fast Facts

  • 30 semester credits, non-thesis program designed for working professionals.
  • Students may complete the degree in just three semesters.
  • Up to 12 applicable credits can be transferred into the program.
  • Can be completed entirely online.** 
  • Culminates in a Final Project with lasting impact.
  • Apply year-round.

**Students at the University of Idaho taking online courses are charged resident tuition provided they only register for online courses (this includes 500, 599, and 600 research credits). Registering for a non-online course will result in non-resident fees being charged for that and all future courses. A web fee ($35) per credit will be charged for all online courses. Additional course fees may apply. Distance education courses offered via Engineering Outreach have an additional production fee.

For more information, please email the graduate research office.

Biogeochemical Cycling and Ecophysiology
Ecology (theory, applied, modeling / community, organism, etc.)
Endangered Species
Environmental Education
Environmental Political Science, Attitudes and Behaviors
Fisheries Sciences
Forest Biometrics and Silviculture (including FBRI Fellowship)
Forest Operations
Forest Sciences (excl. operations and pathology)
Genetics and Molecular Ecology
Geomorphology, Hydrology, and Earth Sciences
Global Environmental Change
Human Dimensions
Natural Resource Economics
Pathology, Insects, and non-fire Disturbances
Policy Analysis and Land-Use Planning
Rangeland Sciences
Remote Sensing, GIS, and Ecosystem Modeling
Renewable Materials (incl. forest products)
Restoration and Regeneration (incl. nursery sciences)
Rural Community Development and Planning
Social Impact Assessment
Tribal and Traditional Knowledge
Water Resources
Wildland Fire Sciences
Wildlife Sciences

Contact Us

CNR | Graduate Studies Office

Physical Address:
975 W. 6th Street
Moscow, Idaho

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS 1142
Moscow, ID 83844-1142

Phone: 208-885-1505


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