Graduate Degree Programs
Master of Arts in Environmental Policy
Pace University’s two-year, 45-credit MA in Environmental Policy program provides an interdisciplinary training program, employing an educational approach that fosters analytical skills to deal with the practical aspects, and profound challenges, of local, national and global environmental affairs. Through this program, you will gain an in-depth understanding of the complex relationships between natural science, law, and management, and how to use the tools of these disciplines to develop appropriate responses to complex environmental issues. The integration of disciplines will train you in the skills necessary to address issues innovatively and comprehensively. The practical core curriculum is skills-oriented, designed to train policy professionals who will be at the top of their game in the jobs marketplace.
Master of Science in Environmental Science
This program is designed for individuals who require graduate training for employment or advancement in jobs involving, for example, health hazard communication, environmental analysis, ecological assessment, waste management and reduction, and environmental regulation, including related areas of administration. Employers of our graduates include academia, consulting firms, industry, and trade associations. This program can provide secondary school teachers with the appropriate background to allow introduction of environmental science into their school's curriculum or into existing science courses. It also will provide the necessary background for further graduate study in more specialized areas of environmental sciences.
Master of Public Administration, Track in Environmental Management
This program has an environmental management track designed for public managers, planners, and nonprofit managers who have an environmental background or focus and want both management skills and graduate courses in environmental science.
Master of Science in Education
The School of Education offers 36-credit master degrees in the following areas: educational technology, literacy, special education and early childhood education. These programs are designed primarily for individuals who already hold a teaching degree or provisional certification and are seeking permanent certification. It is also designed for career change students with bachelor degrees in biology, chemistry, earth science, and environmental science to obtain certification to teach in secondary schools.