University College's Environmental Policy and Management program offers an option that allows you to design a customized degree curriculum that best fits your interests and career goals. Of 12 courses required for the degree, you customize eight courses, allowing you to gain in-demand skills and business acumen across environmental sectors important to you, including renewable energy, sustainability, natural resource management, environmental health and safety, and more. We will work with you to design your program so it delivers the knowledge and skills you, and employers, need.
To request information for the customized option, please choose "no concentration" from the concentration drop-down menu on the request information form. To apply to the customized option, please choose "no concentration" from the concentration drop-down menu on the application.
At a Glance
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
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 Impact scientist, analyst, manager
▪ Environmental Compliance Specialist
▪ Environmental Project Manager
▪ Renewable Energy Specialist
▪ Climate Change Analyst
▪ Water Resource Specialist
▪ Environmental Consultant
Environmental Scientists and Specialists Salary: National Average
"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.