Professional Residency for Masters Degree in Natural Resources

University of Idaho - McCall Outdoor Science School
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McCall, ID

University of Idaho - McCall Outdoor Science School

Professional Residency for Masters Degree in Natural Resources

McCall, ID

Program highlights include:

  • Hands-on teaching experience
  • Graduate level courses in ecology, place-based education, leadership, and science communication
  • Experience in outdoor science school and non-profit operations
  • Community living in a spectacular natural environment 
  • Scholarship funding available to support a commitment to diversity and inclusion

 

Students in the Graduate Residency in Environmental Education and Science Communication can expect to:

  • Engage in challenging, relevant coursework in ecology, science communication, place-based education and leadership. (use the link to explore student experience)
  • Serve as an instructor in our K12 programs and earn graduate credits for participating in a mentored teaching practicum to practice and improve their teaching and communication skills.
  • Learn from peers, staff, and faculty from across the UI Department of Natural Resources and Society, the academic home of MOSS. This includes 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.
  • Serve as a peer leader in the role of "Program Host". The program host leads instructor meetings, facilitates evening programs and gets special insight into the behind the scene details of MOSS operations.
  • Be a member of a small, western mountain community and remote campus location. MOSS graduate students will have ample opportunities to develop and practice intentional group membership dynamics, while also being part of the larger Department of Natural Resources and Society at the University of Idaho.
  • Work with a diverse group of students.

 

 

To inquire about application details contact Leslie Dorsey, ldorsey@uidaho.edu or call 208-885-1085.

Visit: MOSS Graduate Program