Environmental Management Program

The University of San Francisco founded its Master of Science in Environmental Management in 1977. Designed for graduate students and working professionals who seek or hold careers in the environmental field, over 700 graduates have received quality education and training as environmental managers.

Alumni of this science-based management program hold positions in a wide variety of environmental careers at organizations in the U.S. and throughout the world - in private industry and consulting firms, government and public agencies, and nonprofit and non-governmental organizations.


MSEM Students Study Trees in Muir Woods for the National Park Service

Muir Woods National Monument

MSEM Assistant Professor Gretchen Coffman and three MSEM graduate students worked in Muir Woods this summer on a riparian tree survey with a team of restoration scientists.

MSEM Alumna Carrie Hollenbeck Supports Disney's Sustainability Efforts

Carrie Hollenback

MSEM Alumna Carrie Hollenback was recently promoted to a project hire (from intern) at Disney. She works on the GHG and water inventories and recently began managing the company's waste inventory. One of her main projects this year is helping implement Disney's new environmental goals and targets for the year 2020.

Professor Deneb Karentz Attends the Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR) in New Zealand

Deneb Karentz in Antarctica

Alumnus Jason Simon of the California PUC Gives Guest Lecture

Jason Simon

MSEM Alumnus Jason Simon gave a guest lecture in MSEM’s Resource Economics class in February titled: Practical Use of LCOE in Renewable Energy Project Bidding and System Planning.