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 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.
Allison Luengen, assistant professor of environmental science/management at USF, worries that California consumers are being sold fish with high mercury levels at popular grocery stores, fish markets, and sushi restaurants.
Phytoplankton are the oceans' canaries in a coalmine for USF's Deneb Karentz, which is why she travels to one of the coldest places on earth to learn how these microscopic life forms are adapting to climate change.
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.