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PSM

Professional Science Master's (PSM) in Environmental Sustainability and Natural Resource Management

The Professional Science Master's degree (PSM) in Environmental Sustainability and Natural Resource Management is an interdisciplinary 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

Track #2: NATURAL RESOURCES MANAGEMENT
Department of Natural Resources Management, College of Agricultural Science and Natural Resources

Prospective students interested in the PSM Natural Resources Management track at Texas Tech must complete two separate applications: one to the Graduate School and one to the Department.

Prospective PSM Student Checklist

REQUIRED INFORMATION
Must be received prior to processing of application.

A. GRADUATE SCHOOL ADMISSION FORM
a. This form must be completed at http://choosegrad.ttu.edu/inquiryform.

b. Apply for the "Environmental Sustainability and Natural Resources (Natural Resources Management concentration)" program within the College of Agricultural Science and Natural Resources.

B. NRM DEPARTMENTAL APPLICATION
a. Download the form or receive it from Melissa Moore.

C. UNOFFICIAL TRANSCRIPTS

D. STATEMENT OF INTENT
a. Why are you applying and what do you hope to get out of the PSM program?

E. LETTERS OF RECOMMENDATION (recommended)
a. We would like 3 letters from current or former employers, internship programs, or companies.

*All information may be emailed directly to the Graduate Program Administrative Assistant:
Melissa Moore

If preferred, information may be mailed to:

Department of Natural Resources Management
Box 42125
Texas Tech University Lubbock, Texas 79409-2125
(806) 742-1983

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