Natural Resources: Environmental Education and Science Communication - MNR
University of Idaho
College of Natural Resources
Do you dream of earning your degree amid the rivers, mountains and lakes of the majestic Rockies? The Master of Natural Resources graduate program in environmental education and science communication is an experience in which the grandeur of West-Central Idaho is fundamental to learning.
Graduate residents in the Environmental Education and Science Communication program. Participate in hands-on coursework in ecology, science communication, place-based education and leadership.
The program is offered by the University of Idaho College of Natural Resources’ McCall Outdoor Science School (MOSS) located at the McCall Field Campus . The Graduate Program at MOSS advocates holistic thinking to understand complex ecological and social issues of today and tomorrow.
The Master of Natural Resources degree is tailored for professionals advancing in the fields of environmental education and science communication. This degree offers coursework in the theory and practice of place-based education, fundamentals of place-based ecology, and science communication and the environment, providing a launching pad to careers in teaching, outdoor education, science communication in museums or nature centers, natural resources and many more. In addition to coursework, students will gain 13 weeks of mentored outdoor, STEM teaching experience for K12 students.
Coursework, practical teaching experience, a summer internship and a capstone project portfolio combine to complete the master’s degree requirements as well as a graduate certificate in environmental education and science communication. All student work occurs under the guidance of a University of Idaho, doctorate-level faculty major advisor in residence at MOSS.
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