Master of Environmental Studies in Environmental Policy

University of Pennsylvania
United States
Master's Degree
Study mode
Full-time, Part-time
2 years
Tuition fee (local)
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Tuition fee (foreign)
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Entry Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university and strong academic record.
  • Current resume.
  • The Graduate Record Exam (GRE) is required of all applicants except applicants with five or more years of professional experience or Penn undergraduate submatriculants.
  • Two letters of recommendation from faculty or supervisors familiar with the applicant's abilities and scholarly work, including at least one academic reference, if possible.
  • Written statement of career objectives and reasons for choosing the Master of Environmental Studies Program at the College of Liberal and Professional Studies. See specific essay questions.
  • Most international applicants must also submit TOEFL scores ( If the medium of instruction for your undergraduate degree was not English, you must submit an official TOEFL score. The minimum TOEFL scores required for admissions consideration are: 100 (iBT), 250 (CBT), or 600 (PBT).


  • Innovative Environmental Management Strategies
  • The Delaware River: An Environmental Case Study
  • Science, Policy and Management of Rivers and their Watersheds
  • Global Environmental Politics
  • Energy Systems and Policy
  • Current Environmental Protection
  • Major Global Environmental Problems of Today and How We Must Deal with Them Tomorrow. 
  • Global Water Issues
  • Policy to Practical in Environmental Management: Water Issues
  • Brownfield Remediation
  • Risk Analysis and Environmental Management
  • Negotiation and Conflict Resolution
  • Environmental Sustainability and Value Creation
  • Risk Management
  • Environmental Management, Law & Policy
  • Renewable Energy and Its Impacts.  Technology, Ecology, Economics, Sustainability
  • Negotiation and Conflict Resolution
  • City Limits: The Impact of Urban Policy
  • Policy Development
  • International Climate Change
  • Environmental Lawyering

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