MA in International Environmental Policy

We educate students to be leaders in solving the world's most pressing environmental problems.

Our Professional Curriculum

Our innovative curriculum develops the critical knowledge and skills to tackle the world's most complex environmental challenges. As internationally recognized experts and practitioners, our faculty members stay ahead of today's job market to ensure that our students are prepared for the careers of the future. Our program is focused solely on the master's degree, ensuring that students get close faculty guidance for academic and professional development.

Customized Focus Areas

We have expertise at the forefront of new career opportunities and offer interdisciplinary coursework and immersive field experience in the three following areas (click on a program track below to learn more).

Ocean and Coastal Resource Management

Ocean and Coastal Resource Management

Integrating traditional marine science and policy with economics and management to promote ocean and coastal sustainability.

Business, Sustainability and Development

Business, Sustainability, and Development

Exploring the role of markets in promoting global sustainability through business models, private-public partnerships, and public policy.

Natural Resource Policy and Management

Natural Resource Policy and Management

Examining the role of the public and private sectors in conservation policy and management, from agriculture to protected areas to forestry.

Joint Degree Program

Joint Degree Program
Our Joint MBA/International Environmental Policy degree program provides an opportunity for students to earn two master's degrees in five semesters.

Environmental Policy Internships

Our students gain professional experience through internships, prestigious fellowships and other real-world, immersive programs such as:

    Environmental Policy Careers

    In Brazil, China, Germany, Laos, Peru, Italy, Australia, India and many other countries, our graduates are working to solve challenging environmental and sustainability issues. Many students also pursue local internships and career opportunities here in California, where over 150 environmental organizations have offices in the Monterey Bay area alone.  Discover the exciting career paths our graduates have taken!

    Admission Requirements

    To learn more about our program, view our admission requirements or contact one of our Enrollment Managers.