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[Met-jobs] New professional graduate program on Climate Change and Society at North Carolina State University (USA)

From "Roger Brugge" <r.brugge@reading.ac.uk>
To "met-jobs@lists.rdg.ac.uk" <met-jobs@lists.reading.ac.uk>
Date Thu, 17 Mar 2011 09:04:03 +0000

Forwarded from CLIMLIST...

NC State University has a new Professional Science Masters (PSM) degree
program in Climate Change & Society.  The deadline to apply for the
Fall/2011 admission is June 25th, 2011. This is a one year degree
combining climate change science and climate-sensitive social-economic
sector information for the development of sound decisions for adaptation
and mitigation to climate change.

The degree program is intended for students interested in careers in
planning or policy and professionals working in government agencies or
private sector firms concerned with any aspect of planning or setting
policies affected by global climate change. The one academic year (31
credit hours) professional science master’s degree consists of 9
courses. It is designed for both part time & full time students. The
full time curriculum is offered in the Fall & Spring semesters starting
in Fall/2011, with a research project or an internship capstone with
industry, government or a non-profit organization at the end of the
degree during the summer semester. The part time curriculum is spread
over 2 years. The program consists of the following courses:
Fundamentals of Climate Change, Climate Risk Analysis for Adaptation,
Experimental Statistics for Biological Sciences, Introduction to
Geographic Information System Science, Environmental and Resource
Policy, Environmental Communication, Communication Campaigns,
Introduction to Research Ethics, & Agricultural Health and Trade or
Hydrogeology or Engineering Hydrology, for electives. In addition there
is a 6 hour credit course involving a research project or an internship
capstone.

Approximate cost of tuition for the degree: $13,531

For more information please contact Dr. Fredrick Semazzi
(<fred_semazzi@ncsu.edu>).



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