Why become a Master of the Environment?

The Masters of the Environment professional degree program prepares students for a wide range of professional careers in the environment, energy, and natural resources. Students take courses that equip them to solve real-world environmental and natural resource problems, and to understand how various stakeholders can be engaged effectively in the decision-making process.
Program Requirements      



The Masters of the Environment (MENV) is a 17-month, cohort-based, on-campus professional degree program designed for new and early career professionals. The program focuses on applications and problem-solving and has four parts: (1) the core curriculum, (2) a choice of topical specializations that are supported by (3) electives, and (4) a Capstone Project.
Credits: 48 credits total



Total projected program cost of the entire 17-month program for the incoming
Fall 2018 MENV cohort:

Colorado Resident:  
Tuition $46,721*
Fees (including Campus Care Health Plan**)  $4,289
Total $51,010*
Out-of-State Resident:  
Tuition $65,232*
Fees (including Campus Care Health Plan**)  $4,289
Total $69,521*

*The University of Colorado Board of Regents reserves the right to change tuition and fee rates at any time. Tuition charged is based on residency, degree, and number of credit hours. The above totals account only for projected CU Boulder student fees and do not include cost of living expenses, such as housing, transportation, food, or school books/supplies. Please visit the Bursar's Office website for more detailed cost estimates. **The Campus Care Health Plan is a supplement for students who already have their own health insurance but want basic on-campus coverage. This plan provides primary care coverage for Wardenburg Health Services in the Medical Clinic and Women's Clinic. Coverage is $175 per semester with no additional fees for covered services.