|From||"Roger Brugge" <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|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 (<email@example.com>).
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