Tackling the policy and social challenges of climate change
The changing climate, natural resource depletion, and increased demands on our food, water, and energy resources are defining challenges of the 21st century. Confronting these issues will require informed policy, international cooperation, and inspired leadership if we are to put the planet on a more sustainable path and deliver on our obligations to future generations.
Our location in Colorado's Front Range will put you at the center of practical discussions about the role of government, private sector and civil society to understand the consequences of climate change and well-being.
Real world impact
With an MA in Global Environmental Sustainability, your career pathways could include:
- Government administration and policy
- Homeland security or emergency management
- Think tanks and do tanks
- National and International development and relief organizations
- Sustainability specialist
Our flexible program allows you to select courses that align with your interests. Students complete 60 credit hours.
- Great Issues in International Relations
- Values-Based Leadership in International and Public Affairs
- Environmental Security
- Global Environmental Governance
- A course focused on other features of environmental sustainability, approved by the degree director
A sequence of three skills or methods courses approved by the Degree Director
Tamra Pearson d'Estree
Professor; Interim Global Environmental S; Interim Director of Global Env
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