Explore master’s level opportunities offered through the O'Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs, the School of Public Health, and the College of Arts and Sciences.
Help shape the future of the environment
Administered by the O'Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs:
Environmental Sustainability (M.E.S.)
Gain management skills and technical training for the growing demand for green jobs with this accelerated, one-year degree; choose a concentration in Environmental Quality and Toxicology, Municipal Sustainability, Sustainable Water Resources, or Sustainable Natural Resource Conservation and Management.
Accelerated degree programs
Earn your degrees faster and help shape the world sooner with the Accelerated Masters or 4+1 programs. Receive both your undergraduate degree and a prestigious Master of Public Affairs (M.P.A.) or Master of Science in Environmental Science (M.S.E.S.) from the O’Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs in just five years. Achieve a Master of Environmental Sustainability (M.E.S.) in just one year. Or, earn a total of three degrees in five-and-a-half years when you bundle your undergrad with the M.P.A.-M.S.E.S. dual degree. Open to outstanding O'Neill undergraduates only.
Administered by the School of Public Health:
Administered by the College of Arts & Sciences:
Geological & Atmospheric Sciences (M.S.)
Gain a professional focus on topics that might include weather forecasting, green energy and solutions, big data science, air quality, environmental impacts and risk management, geoengineering, or climate modeling, as well as the study of past, present, and future climates.
Geological Sciences (M.S.)
Work with faculty on research interests, including Biogeochemistry; Geobiology, Geoanthropology, and Geoarchaeology; Sedimentology and Stratigraphy; Geophysics, Structural Geology and Tectonics; Near-Surface Processes and Environmental Geosciences; Economic Geology; and Mineralogy.