Advanced Degree Requirements

Graduate Admission Requirements and Procedures

You should pay particular attention to the Human Dimensions of Natural Resources Graduate Student Handbook. This document outlines what is expected of students in terms of course work, thesis/dissertation, etc., as well as what the student can expect from the major professor.  Please note that specific departmental requirements for admission to the Graduate Program in Human Dimensions are as follows:

  • You must have an undergraduate grade point average of 3.0 (A = 4.0) or higher.
  • You must have a combined score of at least 300  (1000 in old scoring style) on the Quantitative and Verbal portions of the Graduate Record Examination (GRE).
  1. Students will only be accepted for the fall semester.
  2. Undergraduate degree from college or university accredited by one of the major regional accrediting agencies.
  3. Undergraduate cumulative grade point of 3.0 on a 4.0 system.
  4. Combined score of at least 300 on the Quantitative and Verbal portions of the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) or 1000 under the old scoring system.
Final Date For Application

For Fall Semester Only - February 15

Colorado State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and complies with all federal and Colorado laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding affirmative action requirements in all programs. The Office of Equal Opportunity and Diversity is located in 101 Student Services. To assist Colorado State University in meeting its affirmative action responsibilities, ethnic minorities, women and other protected class members are encouraged to apply and to so identify themselves.

For general study or application questions please contact the department. 
If you have a specific question please contact our Graduate Coordinator Dr. Alan Bright.