The M.S. in Environmental Policy and Planning prepares students for careers in policy, science, and research in the environmental sector. Offered through the Department of Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning (UEP) at Tufts, the program prepares the next generation of leaders—‘practical visionaries’—who will contribute to the development and promotion of environmentally sustainable communities.
This degree offers students the opportunity to focus on environmental science, policy, and planning issues that are increasingly relevant in today’s world. Tufts UEP graduate students learn to confront current social and environmental challenges and gain the necessary skill set to work towards effective solutions.
The degree requires completion of 14 course credits (most courses receive one credit), including a thesis (1 or 2 credits) or capstone exam (1 credit), plus an internship. The program usually takes two-years of full-time study. Students may also enroll in the program on a part-time basis.
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