The Professional Science Master's degree (PSM) in Environmental Sustainability and Natural Resource Management is an interdisciplinary online degree that prepares graduates for science careers in business, government, or nonprofit sectors, and focuses on sustainability science as it applies to natural resources and the environment.
The Professional Science Master's degree combines graduate study in science with training in management, teamwork, financial understanding, marketing concepts and communication skills necessary for a successful professional career.
The curriculum consists of two program tracks and the degree can be earned in one of two departments, one in the College of Arts & Sciences and the other in the College of Agricultural Science and Natural Resources:
Track #1: ECOLOGY AND ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY
Department of Biological Sciences , College of Arts & Sciences
The Biology and Environmental Sustainability degree path is designed for recent graduates and people with interest in implementing sustainable win-win solutions to decrease environmental footprints, for people interested in moving into positions with business, NGOs, local governments and environmental consulting that want to further their training in sustainability and business, and many other careers.
Track #2: NATURAL RESOURCES MANAGEMENT
Department of Natural Resources Management, College of Agricultural Science and Natural Resources
The Natural Resource Management degree path is designed for agency biologists already in the field wanting to increase their potential for advancement, individuals in environmental consulting that want to further their training in natural resources and business, for people interested in moving into positions with NGOs focused on conservation and natural resources, and many other careers.