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FIU to launch Professional Science Masters in Environmental Policy and Management degree this fall


The FIU Department of Earth and Environment in the College of Arts & Sciences is launching the Professional Science Masters in Environmental Policy and Management degree program in fall 2014.

The program focuses on different areas of environmental policy and management, including biological conservation, water resource management, public land management and environmental analytical skills.

FIU Brickell 3_resizeDesigned for the working professional, classes will meet twice a week at FIU Downtown on Brickell.

“This degree will prepare graduates to play valuable roles as planners, managers, policy analysts and consultants in defining environmental policy and will give support to institutions seeking to enhance their sustainability performance,” said Krish Jayachandran, director of the Professional Science Masters in Environmental Policy and Management program. “Our environmental challenges are complex, so we need our scientists and researchers to be good critical thinkers and communicators to affect policy and change. I am looking forward to working with the students and making it a successful program.”

The application deadline for the fall semester is June 1. For information on the program, admission or to register, click here.

The Professional Science Masters in Environmental Policy and Management is pending final approval from the Board of Governors.