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Natural Resources Stewardship, Forest Sciences Specialization

24 months
31766 USD/year
15568 USD/year
Tuition fee
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This Natural Resources Stewardship, Forest Sciences Specialization at Colorado State University provides high quality education in forestry and related disciplines; develops knowledge through scholarly endeavors; and disseminates information to the profession, the public, and the community through service and outreach.


This focus on forestry extends into the broader arena of natural resources and environmental sciences through collaboration across the college and university.

In the Forest Sciences discipline, you’ll conduct research on forest ecology, forest fire science, forest ecosystem management, forest economics, or natural resource policy. Develop a program of study with your advisor and graduate committee tailored to your background, research focus, future goals, and interests.


Careers with this Natural Resources Stewardship, Forest Sciences Specialization at Colorado State University are diverse and versatile across the scientific and management community.

  • Forester
  • Forestry Specialist
  • Ecologist
  • Post-Doctoral Scholar
  • Research Ecologist
  • Scientist
  • Consultant

Programme Structure

Areas of Study
  • Forest Sciences

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

Master of Natural Resources Stewardship applicants should compose a short response (250 words or less) to each of the prompts below. Your narrative and written communication skills will be evaluated by faculty in the Master of Natural Resources Stewardship program.

  • Describe your motivation for completing this degree. How will this coursework-intensive degree program contribute to achieving your goals?
  • How will your past experiences benefit and inform the specialization to which you are applying?
  • Success in graduate school takes commitment, time management, the ability to collaborate with others, and the ability to self-reflect on your own performance.

  • Resume
  • A GPA of 3.0 or above from the highest, most recent degree earned is required for admission into CSU Graduate School. All international transcripts must include a certified translation into English.

  • 3 references

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    31766 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 31766 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    15568 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15568 USD per year during 24 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.


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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