Degrees in Environmental Sciences

Lake Tahoe

The field of environmental science encompasses all regulatory areas that work to protect human health through applied science, create a sustainable balance between society and the environment, and develop preventative healthcare methods.

A graduate degree in environmental sciences provides opportunities to contribute to our field in impactful ways. Through comprehensive research and interdisciplinary studies, our students are challenged to address a wide-ranging assortment of rapidly changing environmental issues and concerns that are posing significant tests to the world today.

Classes are taught by respected faculty members who are environmental experts and passionate about effective management and safeguarding of natural resources.

Our students’ research is targeting areas such as:

  • industrialization or technology impacts on the environment,
  • economics and resource availability,
  • regulation and law,
  • environmental ethics,
  • land conservation,
  • political ecology, and
  • ecosystem management.