Cultivate your leadership skills and be prepared to navigate the business side of environmental management. Organizations need strong, ethical leaders conversant in finance strategy, communication best practices, and technical knowledge. Learn to analyze and manage environmental risks, development, compliance, and regulations as you take an integrative approach to crafting solutions for complex environmental challenges.
At a Glance
University College is committed to educational access, and given the difficult circumstances currently impacting millions of people, we are waiving application fees.
Skills You'll Learn
Lead business and finance strategy while understanding the environmental context
Direct compliance efforts and understand statutes and regulations
Use management and reporting systems
Master of Science in Environmental Policy and Management with a concentration in Environmental Management requires completion of 48 credit hours (12 courses).
All students are required to complete a zero-credit Student Success Course.
Plan out your schedule and determine your preferred timeline for completing your master's degree—finish in as few as 18 months or take up to five years.
Interested in a graduate certificate?
Explore our four and six course graduate certificates in Environmental Management.
Take a Course Before You Apply
We know how important it is to get started when you're ready and that's why you can enroll in a course before you officially apply.
Predicted outcomes for graduates of Environmental Management
Employment of environmental professionals is projected to grow 8% through 2030, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Businesses are expected to continue to work with environmental professionals to help them minimize the impact their operations have on the environment.
Private business and corporations looking to identify as eco-friendly are likely to provide more opportunities in the consulting arena.
Environmental Scientists and Specialists Salary: National Average
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Hear from Our Students
"I was already working in my field and I was loving my field and so, I wanted to continue to be on the ground, getting my hands dirty, making an impact while pursuing my master's at the same time." —Dayna Reggero, graduate.
Flexible Online Classes
We understand the demands of balancing work, friends and family, and school can be challenging. That's why at University College, you can complete your program entirely online. Our online learning platform makes it easy to work anywhere at any time.
Our programs are developed and updated with the input of advisory boards composed of industry leaders and employers. This ensures that you'll learn what employers are looking for, and gain the most current information with a view to future industry trends, connecting you to future success.
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University College programs maintain the highest level of accreditation offered by The Higher Learning Commission, one of the regional accrediting bodies recognized by the federal government. The University of Denver and all of its academic programs are regionally accredited by this commission, and regional accreditation is the highest standard for universities in the United States.