MA in International Environmental Policy
We educate students to be leaders in solving the world's most pressing environmental problems.
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 four following areas (click on a program track below to learn more).
Integrating traditional marine science and policy with economics and management to promote ocean and coastal sustainability.
Exploring the role of markets in promoting global sustainability through business models, private-public partnerships, and public policy.
Energy and climate change science, technology, markets, and policy, from the global to the village scale.
Examining the role of the public and private sectors in conservation policy and management, from agriculture to protected areas to forestry.
Joint Degree Program
Our Joint MBA/International Environmental Policy degree program provides an opportunity for students to earn two masters degrees in five semesters.
Environmental Policy Internships
- Center for Blue Economy Summer Fellows
- Boren Fellowship
- Sea Grant Fellowship
- Fulbright Program
- Development Project Management Institute
- International Professional Service Semester and
- Frontier Market Scouts.
Environmental Policy Careers
In Brazil, China, Germany, Laos, Peru, Rome, 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 by visiting our careers page.