Human Dimensions of Natural Resources (Ph.D.)


This department conducts research in the area of Human Dimensions of Natural Resources and prepares students for careers in conservation leadership and tourism.

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Human Dimensions of Natural Resources

Areas of Study

  • Environmental interpretation and education
  • Human dimensions of natural resources
  • Natural resource-based tourism and ecotourism
  • Park and visitor management and administration
  • Wilderness/protected area management

Next Steps


Coursework, credit requirements, and more information is available in the Colorado State University general catalog. Please contact your department representative with program-related questions.

Student Employment

Graduate students interested in employment positions (GTA, GRA, GSA appointments and hourly positions) should contact their advisor and their departmental graduate coordinator for the process to apply.

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