Financing Your Education

 The MS in Environmental Management Program is a two-year, 30 unit program. For tuition, U.S. federal student loan information, payment plans, and the health insurance policy for graduate students in MS in Environmental Management Program, please click here.

Financial Aid

USF's One Stop/Financial Aid Office offers many resources to help graduate students meet the cost of education at the University of San Francisco. They will help candidates with information on financial aid, loans and payment plans to aid in paying for tuition, fees, books, and personal expenses.

The Federal Direct Student Loan Program and Supplemental Loans are available to Domestic graduate students. They are eligible to apply for up to $20,500 in federal loans each year. The One Stop Office, located in Lone Mountain, Room 251, may be reached by phone at 415.422.2020 or by email at onestop@usfca.edu. You may also visit the One Stop Office website at www.usfca.edu/onestop.

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA):

If you are interested in applying for FAFSA, the USF school code is 001325. The FAFSA website is www.fafsa.ed.gov. The FAFSA disbursement breakdown for an academic year is the Fall Semester, Spring Semester and Summer Semester.

Scholarships

A number of small, merit-based scholarships are offered by the Environmental Management Program. These scholarships do not require a separate application. All students are considered for these scholarships during the admission decision process. Scholarship awards will be indicated in a student’s admission letter.

Click here for more information about U.S. Federal student loans, non-USF scholarship opportunities, tuition costs, payment plans, student employment and other financial aid details. 


USF Ecologist Races to Save Endangered Cypress from Extinction

Laos Instrument

USF’s Gretchen Coffman is leading an international rescue effort to save an endangered cypress tree on the verge of extinction. Coffman, a restoration ecologist, compares the Southeast Asia cypress to California’s majestic redwoods, and National Geographic is funding her campaign.

Professor John Callaway Chairs Technical Advisory Team for Master Plan for the State of Louisiana

Louisiana Coast

MSEM Professor John Callaway was in New Orleans in December to chair the Technical Advisory Team for Predictive Models (PM-TAC) for the 2017 Master Plan for the state of Louisiana.

MSEM Final Project Presentations Thursday, 12/11/14 6:00pm

Tiger Salamander

MSEM students who are graduating this fall will be presenting their final Master's projects this Thursday, December 11th, at 6:30 in Fromm Hall on the main USF campus. A reception will proceed the presentations.  This event is open to the public. Topics include public perceptions of recycled water, habitat conservation plans for California tiger salamanders, occupational health hazards from fracking, and the role of thorium in the US energy mix.

MSEM Professor Deneb Karentz Publishes Paper on DNA Repair

 Photochemistry and Photobiology

MSEM Professor Deneb Karentz is publishing a paper in the journal Photochemistry and Photobiology titled: "Beyond Xeroderma Pigmentosum: DNA Damage and Repair in an Ecological Context, A Tribute to James E. Cleaver"



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