A University of Idaho – Environmental Education and Science Communication (EESC) graduate student earns a Masters of Natural Resources while developing an array of professional skills and expertise. Applied coursework and targeted study in science communication, leadership, place-based education, and ecology give our residents what they need to impact the workforce and the world.
MNEESC graduate students can expect to:
- Experience learning in new ways by taking experiential coursework in ecology, science communication, place-based education, and leadership.
- Gain outreach and instructional skills as a part of a mentored teaching practicum through our award-winning McCall Outdoor Science School. This includes working with a diverse group of students in a variety of programs.
- Build interdisciplinary thinking skills to address complex socio-ecological issues.
- Enjoy a 1:6 faculty to graduate student ratio that ensures a student-centered approach to learning.
- Immerse themselves in a supportive, community-based, learning experience that prepares students for a wide range of professions. Visit our alumni webpage to see examples of the many career paths of our graduates.
- Participate in a once in a lifetime trip into the Taylor Wilderness Research Station located in the heart of the Frank Church/River of No Return Wilderness.