Virtual information session
Master of Environmental Studies (MES) program director Yvette Bordeaux hosts a virtual information session for students interested in the program. The session highlights the curriculum, current student profiles, alumni careers, internship and research opportunities, and application procedures.
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For guidelines on getting started in the Master of Environmental Studies program, curriculum, policies and procedures, and more, refer to the MES Student Handbook (PDF).
For information on Special Degree Programs offered through the Master of Environmental Studies, including academic requirements, program schedules, policies and resources at Penn, please refer to the MES Special Degrees Student Handbook (PDF).
Penn and the environment
- The Green Campus Partnership
- Sustainability On Campus
- Eco-Reps Program
- Penn Connects 2.0
- Initiative for Global Environmental Leadership
- T.C. Chan Center
By its very nature, environmental studies is interdisciplinary. At the University of Pennsylvania, students have access to all 12 graduate and professional schools on one compact campus. There are more than 150 research centers and institutes, including:
- Department of Earth and Environmental Science
- University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
- Morris Arboretum
- Cartographic Modeling Lab
- Fels Institute of Government
- African Studies Center
- Center for the Advanced Study of India (CASI)
Students are encouraged to attend lectures by preeminent faculty and professionals in fields including geology, planning, biology, law and business. Talks by national and international figures including Nobel laureates, heads of state and captains of industry are also available.
- Institute for Environmental Studies Seminar Series
- Earth & Environmental Science Department Events
Research opportunities outside of Penn
Students in the Master of Environmental Studies program have the opportunity to work in collaboration with many research institutions and groups outside of Penn, including: