Masters of Natural Resources – Environmental Education and Science Communication


Masters of Natural Resources – Environmental Education and Science Communication

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Masters of Natural Resources–1-year program– Positions start in August 2024 

Free housing for all.

Scholarships available on campus jobs and up to $4,000 in support funding.  contact Leslie 

Build the skills to change the world. A University of Idaho – Environmental Education and Science Communication (EESC) graduate student earns a Masters of Natural Resources in 10.5 months.  While living at our incredible McCall Field Campus grads develop an array of professional skills and expertise. Applied coursework and targeted study in science communication, leadership, place-based education, and ecology, give our students what they need to earn a degree, make a difference, and get a job. Check out our program at or contact Leslie Dorsey at if you have questions or would like to apply. 

EESC graduate students can expect to: 

-  Experience learning in new ways by taking experiential coursework in ecology, science communication, place-based education, and leadership. 

-  Gain outreach and instructional skills as a part of a mentored teaching practicum through our award-winning McCall Outdoor Science School (

-  Build interdisciplinary thinking skills to address complex socio-ecological issues. 

-  Enjoy a 1:6 faculty to graduate student ratio that ensures a student-centered approach to learning. 

-  Participate in a supportive, community-based, learning experience that prepares students for a wide range of professions

-  Take part in a once-in-a-lifetime trip into the Taylor Wilderness Research Station located in the heart of the Frank Church/River of No Return Wilderness. 

To inquire about application details, contact Leslie Dorsey: Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. 

*We are unable to accept international students into the program at this time.