Environmental Graduate Programs

A great database to seach for environmental academic programs is provided on the website of the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE). In their Academic Programs Database you can search by degree type, institution name, city, state, prgram name, program type, and discipline fields. This is really a great resource to begin searching for graduate programs you may what to pursue.

You can also find more general information on environmental programs here:

Environmental Law

Environmental Law programs train students in dealing with environmental laws and regulations and the local, national and international level.

  • Types of Environmental Law Jobs:
    • Environmental Lawyer
    • Non Profit Legal Services
    • Environmental Lobbyist
    • Environmental Protection Specialist

Find out more information about what schools offer this degree by clicking here.

Environmental Education

Environmental Education programs focus on preparing graduates for teaching in public and private institutions.

  • Types of Environmental Education Jobs:
    • Naturalist
    • Outdoor Education Specialist
    • Environmental Educator
    • Professor
    • Eco-Tourism

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Environmental Policy

Environmental Policy programs focus on the development, implementation, analysis, and evaluation of environmental policy for public, private and non-profit agencies.

  • Types of Environmental Policy Jobs:
    • Public Policy Analyst
    • Land Use Planning
    • Transportation Planning
    • Non-Profit Management
    • Environmental Law

Find out more information about Environmental Policy and specific school and degrees by clicking here.

Environmental Economics/Sustainable Business

Environmental Economics programs focus on the application of economic principles with regards to the environment. Most programs have focus on sub disciplines like agricultural economics or development economics. Sustainable Business degrees integrate business and economics with environmental, social, and cultural aspects of sustainability.

  • Types of Environmental Economics Jobs:
    • Environmental Consulting
    • Natural Resources Economist
    • Sustainable Development
    • Environmental Planning

Find out more information about Environmental Economics and Sustainable Business degrees and find specific schools and degree programs by clicking here.

Environmental Science and Engineering

Environmental Science programs deal with the ecological aspect of environmental issues.

  • Types of Environmental Science Jobs:
    • Toxicologist
    • Geologist
    • Environmental Protection Agency Research
    • Ecologist
    • Forestry Technician

Programs in Environmental Science:

Environmental Design and Architecture

Environmental Design focuses on the design of building and communities in ways that are sustainable and environmentally safe.

  • Types of Environmental Design Jobs:
    • Environmental Architecture
    • Sustainable Development
    • Environmental Engineering

Programs in Environmental Design:

Environmental Journalism

Environmental Journalism focuses on the communication of a specific environmental or scientific message for news agencies, organizations , or government agencies

  • Types of Environmental Journalism Jobs:
    • Environmental Writer
    • Communication Design

Programs in Environmental Journalism:

Environmental Psychology

Environmental Psychology examines the relationship between a human's natural environment and their well being.

  • Types of Environmental Psychology Jobs:
    • Urban Planning
    • Eco-Psychology
    • Environmental Health Research

Programs in Environmental Psychology:

Conservation Biology

Conservation Biology focuses on the application of conservation principles to biological and natural ecosystems

  • Types of Conservation Biology Jobs:
    • Wildlife Management
    • Resource Management
    • Forestry Technician
    • Zoology

Programs in Conservation Biology: