The Masters of the Environment Graduate Program prepares students for a wide range of professional careers in conservation, consulting, energy, natural resources, planning, policy, sustainability, and more. Students take courses that equip them to address real-world environmental challenges and to understand how various stakeholders can be engaged effectively in the decision-making process. Through the Capstone Project, students also gain a year of professional experience with an external organization while in the program.
The MENV core curriculum provides students with a foundational understanding of the dominant structures, processes, and dynamics within and between environmental, social, institutional, and economic systems. Through a comprehensive suite of four applied courses, MENV students are exposed to a variety of perspectives and approaches to environmental problem solving and gain a unique applied knowledge necessary to be effective agents of change across public, private, and non-profit sectors.
- The Scientific Basis of Environmental Change
- Applications of Environmental Change
- Analyzing Socio-Environmental Systems
- Leadership & Ethics