Program Schedule

You’ll complete your Master of Environmental Studies in two or three years, taking classes in the evenings. Your days will be open for work, internships, research, and studying.

With evening classes and part-time options, you’ll be able to continue working or accept an internship in the field.

Full Time Master’s: Two Years

Typical Full-Time First Year Schedule
 MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday
9 am – 5 pm Your time for working, internships, studying, and other activities.
6 – 10 pmElective or No Classes*Core ProgramElective or No Classes*Core ProgramNo Classes

* Electives are offered Mondays and Wednesdays. If you are attending full time, you’ll be selecting an elective on one of those days. If you have an internship, you may not be taking an elective at all.

Full-Time Course Load
Core ClassesElectives/InternshipsThesis
Year One24 credits12 credits
Year Two8 credits12 credits16 credits
Total32 credits24 credits16 credits

Part Time Master’s: Three Years

Part-time students typically take core classes during their first year, then a mix of electives and internship in their second year, followed by the thesis in their third year.

Part-Time Course Load
Core ClassesElectives/InternshipsThesis
Year One24 credits
Year Two24 credits
Year Three8 credits16 credits
Total32 credits24 credits16 credits