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[Met-jobs] Master of Science in Environmental Sciences, Emory University

From Eri Saikawa <>
Date Wed, 3 Dec 2014 08:53:51 -0500

The Master of Science in Environmental Sciences through the Laney Graduate School at Emory University integrates ecological and earth sciences with policy and social sciences in a two-year program emphasizing quantitative research and practice. Benefiting from a growing program with ready access to faculty, students will participate in interdisciplinary research aimed at understanding and resolving complex environmental issues facing humanity in the 21st century.


With a curriculum designed to develop quantitative skills and practice, students will have the opportunity to work closely with faculty to develop a research focus and thesis. Graduates will gain the expertise needed to relate scientific findings to policy decisions and are prepared post-graduation for work across an array of agencies (governmental, inter-governmental) and  in areas of natural resource management, biodiversity and species conservation, and environmental management and conservation.


Research disciplines of faculty include:

·         Ecology and Conservation

·         Disease Ecology and Global Health

·         Environmental Policy

·         Resource Management

·         Sustainability and Development

·         Earth and Atmospheric Sciences

·         Urban Environment

·         Geography and Spatial Sciences


Applications will be accepted through May 2015 for enrollment in fall 2015.


Relevant information about the program, faculty and application details are available through the following link:


We invite prospective students to contact our office directly through the Graduate Program Coordinator, Leah Thomas at


Eri Saikawa
Assistant Professor
Department of Environmental Sciences
Rollins School of Public Health
Emory University

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