Steps to becoming an Oregon Master Naturalist - Coursework

Certification in the Oregon Master Naturalist Program happens in several parts. Here is the basic overview of how you can become an Oregon Master Naturalist:  

1. Complete the online curriculum

The course “Oregon Master Naturalist Online” provides a basic overview of Oregon’s natural history and the management of its natural resources. Click here to learn more.

2. Complete regional course requirements

We currently offer courses in 3 Ecoregions, which are in-person courses taught within an ecologically distinct region of Oregon. These are:

In time additional ecoregion specializations will be offered. The number of classes required varies by ecoregion.

Once coursework is completed, you must fulfill a volunteer requirement. Click here to be taken to the volunteer page to learn more.