Graduate Program Environmental Science and Management Request Info Program Details Info Sessions Admission Details Tuition Apply Now Contact Us Degree Details M Masters Total Credits 45 Start Term Fall Delivery Method On campus Learn more about our academic program delivery methods School/College College of Liberal Arts & Sciences Department Environmental Science & Management Environmental Science and Management Master's Degree Overview In our research-based program, you will develop depth and breadth of knowledge in a concentration of your choice, get hands-on experience with fieldwork and research labs, and complete a thesis that addresses an environmental question. PSU's master's program provides you with the rigorous academic preparation that's required for doctoral programs or works for federal and state resource agencies, city, county, and state governments, non-governmental organizations, environmental consulting firms, and private industry. Join our community and help tackle some of the world's most pressing environmental problems. Environmental Science and Management Master's Degree: Why PSU? You'll become familiar with the scientific literature in your concentration and gain skills to analyze environmental problems, develop research questions, conduct field studies or lab experiments, present results and discuss the impact of your work. Though you'll work independently on your research, you'll have the support of our expert faculty to advise you in developing and completing your thesis and opportunities to work with them in their research labs. Our small classes also provide you with opportunities to extensively interact and learn from them. Our location in the heart of downtown Portland gives you access to a wide variety of environmental agencies and organizations, including the U.S. Forest Service, U.S. Geological Survey, Bureau of Land Management, Oregon Department of Environmental Quality, Portland Bureau of Environmental Studies, and The Nature Conservancy. Our department and the Association of Environmental Science Students also jointly host a weekly Friday Science seminar, providing you with an opportunity to present your work and get feedback from people outside your area of study. What can I do with a Master's degree in Environmental Science and Management? Graduates of our program work in the City of Portland, Metro, Clackamas County, the state departments, of Environmental Quality, State Lands, Fish and Wildlife, and Transportation, U.S. Forest Service, U.S. National Parks Service, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, U.S. Geological Survey, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Agency, environmental consulting firms, Nike, and other private industries.