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Graduate School

Many outstanding graduate school opportunities exist for students interested in advanced study in Environmental Science and Environmental Policy.

To view all available programs, you are encouraged to visit the database of environmental science and policy programs. The following is a partial list of graduate programs to assist with a preliminary search. Students are strongly encouraged to speak with EV faculty regarding their future plans given the new opportunities every year.

Environmental Policy

School Name Masters ProgramDoctorateLocationCoursesLength
American University: School of International Service

MA Global Environmental Policy

Dual MA Natural Resources and Sustainable Development

  Washington, DC Required Courses


Required Courses

American University/University for Peace

Dual MA Natural Resources and Sustainable Development


Washington, D.C. and

San Jose, Costa Rica

Required Courses 2
Arizona State University: School for Sustainability

MA Sustainability

MS Sustainability

Ph.D Sustainability Phoenix, AZ Required Courses  
Boston University MA in Energy and Environmental Analysis

MA International Relations and Environmental Policy

MA Environmental Remote Sensing and Geographic
  Boston, MA Required Courses 2
Columbia University: School of International and Public Affairs MPA  Public Administration Program in Environmental Science and Policy   New York, NY Required Courses 1
Duke Univeristy: The Nicholas School for Environmental and Earth Sciences MEM Environmental Management
MF Forestry
Ph.D Programs Durham, DC Required Courses  
Indiana University MA Environmental Sciences and Policy   Bloomington, IN Required Courses  
Lund University Environmental Science and Sustainability Science   Lund, Sweden Required Courses 2
The Monterey Institute for International Policy MA International Environmental Policy   Monterey, CA Required Courses 2
Oregon State University MS Environmental Science   Corvalis, OR    
Portland University MS Program
MEM Environmental Management
Ph.D Environmental Sciences and Resources


Required Courses  
Tufts University Urban Environmental Policy and Planning   Boston, MA Required Courses 2
University of California, Berkeley Master of Science

Master of Forestry

MS Range Management
Ph.D Programs Berkeley, CA Required Courses 1-2
University of California, Santa Barbara: Donald Bren School of Environmental Science and Management   Ph.D Environmental Science and Management Santa Barbara, CA Required Courses 2
University of San Francisco MA Environmental Management   San Francisco, CA or Xiamen, China Required Courses  
Yale School of Forestry Masters in Forestry

Masters in Environmental Management

Masters in Forest Science and Environmental Science
  New Haven, CT Required Courses 2

Environmental Science

School NameProgramContact
Arizona State University Center for Environmental Studies and
Institute for Sustainability

PO Box 873211
Arizona State University
Tempe AZ 85287-3211
(480) 965-2975

American University MS in Environmental Science  
Boston University The Center for Energy and Environmental Studies

675 Commonwealth Avenue, Rm. 141
Boston, MA 02215
(617) 353-3083

Brown University Center for Environmental Studies

135 Angell St.
Providence, RI 02912

Columbia University Earth and Environmental Sciences
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory

61 Rte. 9W
P.O. Box 1000
Palisades, NY 10964
(845) 365-8633

Colorado State University Programs are offered in Forest Science, Atmospheric Science, Ecology, and many other fields

Colorado State University
Fort Collins, CO 80523
(970) 491-6909
Harvard University Department of Public Health, Center for Global Health and the Environment, Environment and Natural Resources Program, many others

HSPH Landmark Center, Box 15677
401 Park Drive West
Boston, MA 02215
(617) 384-8822
Stanford University Stanford Institute for the Environment

Encina Modular C, 429 Arguello Way
Stanford, CA 94305-6030
(650) 725-5778

University of California, Berkeley Program in Environmental Law, Department of Environmental Science, Policy, and Management, Energy and Resources Group

Department of Environmental Science, Policy and Management
137 Mulford Hall #3114
Berkeley, CA 94720-3114
(510) 643-7430
University of Colorado, Boulder School of Law, Department of Environmental, Population, and Organismic Biology, Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences

Environmental Studies Graduate Program
Campus Box 397
Boulder, Colorado 80309-0397
(303) 492-5478