Human Dimensions of Natural Resources, M.Sc. | Colorado State University | Fort Collins, United States
M.Sc. On Campus

Human Dimensions of Natural Resources

12 months
31766 USD/year
31766 USD/year
15568 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
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The Human Dimensions of Natural Resources at Colorado State University is built around principles of experiential learning, interdisciplinary instruction, and applied approaches. 


The Human Dimensions of Natural Resources program is offered by Colorado State University.

The Conservation Leadership through Learning program at Colorado State University is a master’s degree which prepares leaders to address complex conservation issues at local, regional, and global scales. 

Working closely with a network of practitioners and organizations, CLTL is the option for individuals seeking to make a difference in the lives and ecosystems of our planet.

Areas of Study

  • Conservation Leadership
  • Environmental interpretation and education
  • Human dimensions of natural resources
  • Natural resource-based tourism and ecotourism
  • Park and visitor management and administration
  • Wilderness/protected area management

Student Employment

Graduate students interested in employment positions (GTA, GRA, GSA appointments and hourly positions) should contact their advisor and their departmental graduate coordinator for the process to apply.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Educate and communicate about natural resources and sustainability.
  • Facilitate collaborative conservation actions.
  • Manage conflicts in resource issues.
  • Manage human and wildlife interactions.
  • Plan for and manage visitors in parks and protected areas.
  • Become a leader in the conservation of our planet.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Resume/CV
  • Personal statement (1 to 2 pages double-spaced)
  • Contact information for 3 references
    • An email will automatically be sent to recommenders asking them to complete a recommendation form and/or upload a letter of recommendation.
  • To submit official transcripts: contact your undergraduate institution(s) and request one official transcript to be sent to Colorado State University (institution code 4075).
    • If your undergraduate institution(s) will send an official transcript electronically 
    • For study abroad experiences, the Graduate School will accept an unofficial transcript or grade card.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    31766 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 31766 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    31766 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 31766 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    15568 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15568 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Fort Collins

1210 - 1800 USD /month
Living costs

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


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