Programs tagged with "climate change" (30 programs)

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MBA/MS in Environmental Science and Policy

Clark University
Worcester, MA

The MBA/MS in Environmental Science and Policy (ES&P) combines MBA requirements with advanced coursework in the department of International Development, Community and Environment. Students develop an understanding of and ability to tackle complex environmental issues. The program focuses on three signature areas: Environment and Human Health, Climate, Energy and Sustainability, and Environmental Management and Policy. [Read More]

MS in Environmental Science

UMass Boston
Boston, MA

This master’s degree in Environmental Science, formerly known as the master’s degree in Environmental, Earth, and Ocean Sciences, requires students to complete a minimum of 30 credit hours and includes both thesis and non-thesis options. In addition to science coursework, this program includes courses in various areas of environmental policy, including climate and energy, energy economics, energy law, etc. [Read More]

Community Energy Solutions

Greenfield Community College
Greenfield, MA

Explores the fundamental concepts relating to renewable and nonrenewable energy sources with an emphasis on sustainable energy use and conservation. [Read More]

Environmental and Sustainability Studies

Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Worcester, MA

If you’re concerned about the consequences of human production and consumption on environmental sustainability, you’re not alone. The effects include pollution, impact on biological diversity, climate change, and sustainability issues. At WPI, you can follow your passion for the planet locally, nationally, and globally and engage in community issues while promoting civic responsibility – all while earning your bachelor of arts degree. [Read More]

Major in Sustainable Food and Farming

UMass Amherst
Amherst, MA

The Stockbridge School of Agriculture at UMass Amherst offers an undergraduate program leading to a BS in the Plant, Soil & Insect Sciences major with a concentration Sustainable Food & Farming. [Read More]

Certificate in Sustainable Food and Farming

UMass Amherst - Continuing and Professional Education
Hadley, MA

Sustainable agriculture has been proposed by the United Nations, and the Worldwatch Institute as a way to increase global access to food while also reducing environmental degradation caused by industrial farming methods. Peak oil expert, Richard Heinberg, has suggested that we need 50 million farmers (including backyard gardeners, small organic farms, CSA’s, and large commercial farms) in the U.S. to respond to rapidly diminishing supplies of easily accessible fossil fuel. [Read More]

Physical Geography

Boston University
Boston, MA

Physical geography is the study of natural systems and cycles that interact within the Earth’s life layer where land and oceans meet the atmosphere. The concentration in Physical Geography has been structured to provide students with a strong background in the natural sciences and expertise in three main topical areas of physical geography: 1) vegetation science, 2) hydrology, 3) climate. The program emphasizes the application of advanced information technology to geographical analysis with courses in geographical information systems (GIS) and remote sensing. [Read More]

How To Green Your Business and Other Organizations

UMass Boston
Boston, MA

Businesses and institutions improve their environmental performance to reduce costs, attract customers, and help sustain our ecosystem. This program provides you with the background and understanding necessary to achieve these goals. [Read More]

Earth Sciences – Environmental Geoscience Concentration

Bridgewater State University
Bridgewater, MA

This concentration is designed to provide students with a fundamental understanding of earth processes as well as the specific tools they will employ as environmental geoscience professionals. Career opportunities for graduates exist in federal, state and local government service, industry and environmental studies both with regulatory agencies and consulting firms. [Read More]

Environmental Studies

Wellesley College
Wellesley, MA

Environmental studies is an interdisciplinary program at Wellesley College. It trains students to address pressing issues, such as the biodiversity crisis, the collapse of oceanic fisheries, toxic waste disposal, global climate change, green building design, and the inequities and causes of environmental degradation. Through course work, field trips, internships, and directed research, students develop the knowledge and skills needed to study, understand, and address contemporary environmental challenges at the local, national, and international level.