Graduate School

Many outstanding graduate school opportunities exist for students interested in advanced study in Environmental Science and Environmental Policy.

To view all available programs, you are encouraged to visit the directory of environmental programs. The following is a partial list of graduate programs to assist with a preliminary search. Students are strongly encouraged to speak with EV faculty regarding their future plans given the new opportunities every year.

Environmental Policy and Science

School Name Masters Program Doctorate Location Courses Length
American University: School of International Service

MA Global Environmental Policy

Washington, DC Required Courses 2
American University/University for Peace

Dual MA Natural Resources and Sustainable Development

Washington, D.C. and

San Jose, Costa Rica

Required Courses 2
Arizona State University: School for Sustainability

MA Sustainability

MS Sustainability

Ph.D. Sustainability Phoenix, AZ Required Courses
Boston University

MA in Energy and Environment

MA Global Policy with Specialization in Environmental Policy

MA Environmental Remote Sensing and Geographic

Boston, MA Required Courses 2
Columbia University: School of International and Public Affairs MPA Public Administration Program in Environmental Science and Policy New York, NY Required Courses 1
Duke University: The Nicholas School for Environmental and Earth Sciences

MEM Environmental Management

MF Forestry

Ph.D. Programs Durham, DC Required Courses
Indiana University Master of Public Affairs/ Master of Science in Environmental Science Dual Degree Program Bloomington, IN Required Courses
Lund University

Environmental Studies and Sustainability Science

Environmental Management and Policy


Lund, Sweden

Required Courses

Required Courses

The Middlebury Institute for International Studies at Monterey MA International Environmental Policy Monterey, CA Required Courses 2
Oregon State University MS Environmental Science Corvallis, OR Required Courses
Portland University

MS Environmental Science and Management Program

MEM Environmental Management

Professional Science Master in Environmental Science and Management

Earth, Environment, & Society Ph.D.


Required Courses
Tufts University Urban Environmental Policy and Planning Boston, MA Required Courses 2
University of California, Berkeley

Master of Energy and Resources

Master of Forestry

MS Range Management

Ph.D. Environmental Science, Policy, and Management Berkeley, CA Required Courses 1-2
University of California, Santa Barbara: Donald Bren School of Environmental Science and Management Master of Environmental Science and Management Ph.D. Environmental Science and Management Santa Barbara, CA Required Courses 2
University of San Francisco MS Environmental Management San Francisco, CA or Xiamen, China Required Courses
Yale School of Forestry

Master of Forestry

Master of Environmental Management

Master of Forest Science and Environmental Science

Doctoral Degrees New Haven, CT Required Courses 2

Additional Resources

School Name Program Contact
Arizona State University Center for Environmental Studies and
Institute for Sustainability

PO Box 873211
Arizona State University
Tempe AZ 85287-3211
(480) 965-2975

American University MS in Environmental Science
Boston University The Center for Energy and Environmental Studies

180E Riverway, 2nd Floor
Boston, MA 02215
(617) 353-9169

Brown University Earth, Environmental and Planetary Sciences

135 Angell St.
Providence, RI 02912

Columbia University The Earth Institute
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory

61 Rte. 9W
P.O. Box 1000
Palisades, NY 10964
(845) 365-8633

Colorado State University Programs are offered in Forest Science, Atmospheric Science, Ecology, and many other fields

Colorado State University
Fort Collins, CO 80523
(970) 491-6909
Harvard University Environmental Science and Engineering

HSPH Landmark Center, Box 15677
401 Park Drive West
Boston, MA 02215
(617) 384-8822
Stanford University Stanford Institute for the Environment

Encina Modular C, 429 Arguello Way
Stanford, CA 94305-6030
(650) 725-5778

University of California, Berkeley Program in Environmental Law, Department of Environmental Science, Policy, and Management, Energy and Resources Group

Department of Environmental Science, Policy and Management
137 Mulford Hall #3114
Berkeley, CA 94720-3114
(510) 643-7430
University of Colorado, Boulder School of Law, Department of Environmental, Population, and Organismic Biology, Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences

Environmental Studies Graduate Program
Campus Box 397
Boulder, Colorado 80309-0397
(303) 492-5478
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