Master of Science in Environmental Management and Sustainability

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To earn an Master of Science in Environmental Management and Sustainability, students must successfully complete 33 credit hours (11 courses). Full-time students are expected to enroll for at least three courses per semester and can complete their degree in two years. Part-time students can enroll for as few as one course per semester and can take up to five years to complete their degree. The program schedule allows flexibility to students who wish to accelerate their studies. For example, full-time students could graduate in roughly a year by starting in summer of year one and completing their program in summer of year two, but this requires careful planning.


Core Courses (33)
BUS 550Business Statistics3
EMS 502Environmental Law3
EMS 503Environmental Pollution Ctrl3
EMS 504Industrial Ecology3
EMS 505Envtl Economics & Finance3
EMS 512Environmental Risk Assessment3
EMS 541Sustainable Energy Systems3
EMS 543Envtl Compliance & Regulation3
Select a minimum of nine credit hours from the following:9
Business Strategy Capstone Pro3
Environmental Policy3
Solid & Hazardous Waste Mgmt3
Social Entrepreneurship3
Envtl and Energy Law Clinic3
Economics of Energy Systems3
Special Topics in EMS3
Total Credit Hours33