From the effects of global warming to preserving the health of the Chesapeake Bay, environmental issues are matters of concern that touch all facets of life, across many academic disciplines. The interdisciplinary graduate program in environmental science is targeted to students who want to enter the environmental work force and to educators who want to expand their knowledge of environmental sciences in metropolitan areas in order to teach the specialty.
The post-baccalaureate certificate in environmental science requires 18 units of graduate coursework, which can be applied towards the master's degree.
Courses are offered in the evenings for the convenience of working professionals.
The graduate handbook describes the policies and procedures pertaining to the M.S. degree and graduate certificate in Environmental Science.