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Tribal Resource and Environmental Stewardship

University of Minnesota

12 months
Duration
1099 USD/credit 39564 USD/year
1099 USD/credit 39564 USD/year
693 USD/credit 24948 USD/year
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About

Interested in working to sustain tribal land, air and water? The Tribal Resource and Environmental Stewardship program of the University of Minnesota is an applied degree for current or future tribal leaders. Your courses in MTRES will give you an overview of the environment from an indigenous perspective.

Overview

The Tribal Resource and Environmental Stewardship program of the University of Minnesota was designed in consultation with regional tribes, with the needs of tribal natural resource managers in mind. MTRES will prepare you for leadership in program operations, sustainability and integrated ecosystems stewardship.

Hybrid course delivery, including several face-to-face meetings each semester, provides interaction with experts in each area of the curriculum including faculty, staff, special guests, and students.

Acquired Skills

  • Demonstrate fundamental skills for tribal natural resource program management.
  • Demonstrate applicable knowledge regarding place and community-specific contexts for natural resource stewardship.
  • Explain and analyze the legal, cultural, and political contours of tribal sovereignty.
  • Demonstrate applicable knowledge regarding the biological, chemical, and physical processes vital to effective natural resource stewardship. 
  • Explain and analyze the economic contours of tribal natural resource stewardship. Apply methodological, research, and communication skills regarding key issues in tribal natural resource stewardship. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Indigenous Environmental Systems and Worldviews (Bioregionalism)
  • Tribal Natural Resource Program Management
  • Integrated Ecosystems Stewardship
  • Tribal Natural Resource Economics
  • Tribal Natural Resource Stewardship Directed Project
  • Tribal Sovereignty

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

36 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor's degree (preferred minimum GPA of 3.0)
  • The application for admission will include:  unofficial transcripts or academic records, two letters of recommendation, and a personal statement (300 words) must be uploaded directly to the online application.
  • The personal statement should include what you hope to get out of the program and accomplish in tribal resource and environmental stewardship.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    39564 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1099 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    39564 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1099 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    24948 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 693 USD per credit during 12 months.

Funding

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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