Environmental Management Program

Program Requirements

  • The program consists of 30 graduate units. Twenty-six of these units are completed through 13 courses (2 units each). The master's project is an additional four graduate units.
  • Students select an appropriate course of study in consultation with a faculty advisor.
  • Students develop their Master's Project as an in-depth study of an environmental issue in their area of interest. The project hones the skills essential to environmental management: problem identification and definition; review, organization and analysis of relevant literature and research; and presentation of justifiable recommendations.

Admission Requirements

  • A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university
  • A minimum overall Grade Point Average of 2.7 and a 3.0 GPA in an applicant's major.
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Letter of intent - A two-page statement in which an applicant describes their educational and professional goals and interests in the environmental field.
  • Résumé
  • One semester of college chemistry is required.
  • Additional background in the physical and biological sciences and mathematics is recommended.
  • International students must also submit a Certificate of Finance or other evidence of financial support, and TOEFL score. TOEFL score must be a minimum of 550 for the paper test.

The Curriculum

Each course in the curriculum is 2 units. Students meet with a faculty advisor to select the 13 courses required for the program from the course offerings.

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