24 months
29204 USD/year
29204 USD/year
9968 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
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The problems facing our natural world are growing increasingly complex. In this Natural Resources program at University of Idaho, you will gain the in-depth knowledge and research experiences to contribute to the solutions.


Our graduate students work alongside internationally recognized faculty across eight programs on leading natural resources research. For example, you could explore landscapes after wildland fire; invasive plant and animal species; new and better building materials; alternative wood-based energy sources; better remote sensing and GIS tools; wild fish runs; wildlife habitats; domestic livestock and grasslands; human interactions with the environment; and much more.

This program encompasses a wide range of natural resource disciplines and issues, ranging from forest resources and conservation sciences; to fire science and wildlife and fisheries resources; to rangeland management and forest products.

 Degree Fit

This Natural Resources program at University of Idaho could be a good fit if you:

  • Want to make an impact in natural resources management
  • Enjoy conducting research out in nature
  • Have a strong interest in science
  • Can work independently and as part of a team
  • Have strong communication and problem-solving skills

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Biogeochemical Cycling and Ecophysiology
  • Ecology (theory, applied, modeling / community, organism, etc.)
  • Endangered Species
  • Environmental Education
  • Environmental Political Science, Attitudes and Behaviors
  • Extension
  • 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

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Some programs have deadlines earlier than the ones listed above or have a rolling admission process, which takes precedence.


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An application for admission
  • An application fee(non-refundable)
  • A bachelor’s degree from a college or university accredited by a regional accrediting association
  • Official transcripts from any colleges or universities attended
  • Academic credentials by country of education page

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    29204 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 29204 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    29204 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 29204 USD per year during 24 months.
  • In-State

    9968 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9968 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Moscow

750 - 1100 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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