School of the Environment launching first standalone graduate degree

March 9, 2020 by Jovana Jankovic

Already home to a range of robust undergraduate programs and two interdisciplinary graduate-level collaborative specializations, the School of the Environment in the Faculty of Arts & Science is launching its first standalone graduate degree program, the Master of Environment & Sustainability (MES).

A full-time, 12-month intensive study program, the MES will give students from a variety of academic backgrounds a broad overview of interactions between humans and their environment at a time when questions about the sustainability of human activity in the world are becoming more urgent by the day.

Finding answers to these questions is a rapidly growing priority for both the scholarly community and the general public. “Students want a program that is interdisciplinary from the ground up,” says the director of the school, Steve Easterbrook, who is also a professor in the Department of Computer Science.

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