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' Master's Projects now available to the world through the USF Gleeson Library Scholarship Repository.

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MSEM students are now able to upload their final Master's projects to the Scholarship Repository, allowing for world-wide access to their work.

MSEM Assistant Professor Maggie Winslow Speaks at the ISEE Conference in Iceland

Winslow Iceland

Assistant Professor Maggie Winslow gave a talk at the bi-annual International Society of Ecological Economics conference in Reykjavik, Iceland in August.  The title of her talk was "Barriers to ESV Use in Municipal and Regional Decisions Making in the U.S."

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

She presented a co-authored paper entitled: The in-situ transcriptome as a means of understanding species-specific responses during initiation of a spring phytoplankton bloom in Antarctica