• On-Campus Component
  • Cost
    $715.80 per credit (Minnesota residents and nonresidents)
  • Total Credits
  • Credential
    Graduate Degree
  • Application Deadlines
    Applications are accepted for fall entry on a rolling basis, new cohorts are admitted in the fall of odd years but off-cycle admission is also possible. August 1 is the preferred application date for fall term
  • Campus
  • College
    College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences
  • Department
    American Indian Studies


The Master of Tribal Resource & Environmental Stewardship (MTRES) is an applied degree designed to meet the professional and leadership needs of tribal natural resources and environmental programs. The curriculum is based upon the interrelationship of biological, physical, and cultural systems. Required courses address program operations, sustainability, and integrated ecosystems studies. Elective courses and the capstone project provide opportunities for personalized areas of focus.


Sample Courses

  • TRES 5100 – Foundations of Indigenous Environmental Systems and Worldviews (3 cr)
  • TRES 5101 – Tribal Natural Resource Program Management 1 (3 cr)
  • TRES 5201 – Integrated Ecosystems Stewardship 1 (3 cr)
  • TRES 5301 – Tribal Natural Resource Economics (3 cr)

Online Catalog