Master of Environmental Management (MEM)

Duke University
United States
Master's Degree
Study mode
2 years
January May August
Tuition fee (local)
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Tuition fee (foreign)
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Entry Requirements

  • Four-year bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university or have completed at least three years of study in an institution 
  • Some previous training in the natural or social sciences related to your area of interest;
  • At least one semester of college calculus; and
  • A college statistics course that includes descriptive statistics, probability distributions, hypothesis testing, confidence intervals, correlation, simple linear regression, and simple ANOVAs.
  • Additional coursework may be required or recommended


  • Coastal Environmental Management (CEM)
    • Marine conservation biology and policy, fisheries management, marine protected area management, coastal zone management, water quality management and coastal processes
  • Energy and Environment (EE)
    • Operation of current energy system , evaluation of future energy alternatives, and the economic, regulatory, and behavioral levers of change
  • Ecotoxicology and Environmental Health (EEH)
    • Knowledge of historical and current environmental health problems at regional and global scales
  • Environmental Economics and Policy (EEP)
    • Training in environmental economics, law, politics and analytical methods and tools. 
  • Ecosystem Science and Conservation (ESC)
    • Skills-based training and professional communication  and customization of the curriculum to interests and career goals
  • Global Environmental Change (GEC)
    • Fundamental environmental science, analytical skills, and management and policy training
  • Water Resources Management (WRM)
    • Physical, chemical and ecological sciences across systems including watersheds, groundwater, wetlands and coasts

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