About

The Department of Human Dimensions of Natural Resources (HDNR) offers a research-based graduate program that is designed to educate and develop professionals in social science aspects of natural resources issues. The program develops professionals who will work and become leaders in the field both through research and practice. The Master of Science degree generally takes two years to complete

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, etc., as well as what the student can expect from the major professor.

Standards

  • Students will only be accepted for the fall semester.
  • Undergraduate degree from college or university accredited by one of the major regional accrediting agencies.
  • Undergraduate cumulative grade point of 3.0 on a 4.0 system.
  • A combined score of at least 300  (1000 in old scoring style) on the Quantitative and Verbal portions of the Graduate Record Examination (GRE).

Final Date For Application: February 15

For general study or application questions please contact the department.
For specific questions please contact our Graduate Coordinator – Professor Alan Bright.

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.