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Master of Environmental Studies

Put your passion to work and start making an impact today

The Master of Environmental Studies (MES) program at the University of Pennsylvania helps you translate your passion for the environment into a fulfilling career. Our program offers you a rigorous academic grounding in environmental science and exceptional opportunities to conduct research in the field. In addition, you gain the professional networks and individualized professional development you need to excel in your work, whether as a researcher, policy advocate, teacher or business executive.

Built with flexibility in mind, you can choose from a variety of concentrations or create your own—all with the guidance of our world-class faculty and built upon the foundation of Ivy League science courses. Many of our distinguished professors also influence practices outside the University, bringing their experience and broad networks from the worlds of policy, business and consulting into the classroom. Our working students find meaningful ways to blend their academic and current professional experiences by partnering with faculty to design projects and research that tackle real-world challenges from their workplace.

The heart of the Master of Environmental Studies program is the passion of our students and faculty to create change in the world, from helping to conserve endangered species to implementing energy-efficient policies at the local and national levels.

Impact goes beyond the classroom

The Master of Environmental Studies (MES) program at the University of Pennsylvania addresses the complex issues facing our ever-changing planet. Learn about our program with our faculty, advisors and students. Look towards the future with MES and discover what you can do to stay on the cutting-edge of environmental studies and practices.

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MES in the Community

MES in the Community

Read about Elizabeth Madara (MES ’12), a Project Scientist at New Jersey’s Roux Associates, Inc., and her experiences with remediation and environmental management.

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MES Virtual Cafe

MES Virtual Café

Join us on Tuesday, May 2nd for an online chat, hosted live from noon - 1 p.m.

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LPS News

  • Penn Arts and Sciences recently announced the 2017 Teaching Award recipients. This year,Dr. Judith McLean and Dr. James Pawelski from the College of Liberal and Professional Studies are being recognized for their work. More >
  • Read about Elizabeth Madara (MES ’12), a Project Scientist at New Jersey’s Roux Associates, Inc., and her experiences with remediation and environmental management. More >

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3440 Market Street, Suite 100
Philadelphia, PA 19104-3335

E-MAIL:
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(215) 898-7326
(215) 573-2053

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