A master's degree is a postgraduate academic degree. One must already have an undergraduate degree to apply for a master's program. Most master's degree program would require students to complete a master's thesis or research paper.
The goal of a Master of Science in Forest Sciences is to develop the sustainability and environmental quality of forest resources and ecosystems both in remote and urban areas.
Spanning 23 countries, North America is continent filled with educational opportunity. Students have the opportunity to learn multiple languages and develop an understanding of vastly different cultures.
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Specialized workers in forest ecosystem management participate in the definition, management and resolution of various types of problems in order to contribute to the implementation of sustainable forest development. [+]
They provide sustainable ecosystem management and forest planning, taking into account in their principles and management practices the needs of multiple users, interest group demands, land-use objectives and the protection of forest ecosystems. .
In this perspective, this multidisciplinary master's degree is aimed at candidates who wish to become professionals specialized in the sustainable management of forest ecosystems. Through active teaching methods that integrate the ecological, economic and sociological dimensions, students will develop their skills in defining, managing and solving complex problems.... [-]
The rigorous curriculum affords students the opportunity to work with and learn from world-renowned faculty at two premier graduate schools, as well as leading professionals in business and environmental management. [+]
The Joint Masters Program is a three-year program offered by the Yale School of Management (SOM) and the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies (FES) through which students earn both an MBA and an environmental masters degree. The rigorous curriculum affords students the opportunity to work with and learn from world-renowned faculty at two premier graduate schools, as well as leading professionals in business and environmental management. The program is in its 25th year, making it the oldest program of its kind in the world.The Joint Masters Program offers a unique opportunity to study two fields that are becoming increasingly connected. Preparing leaders to understand the relationships between business and the environment is crucial in addressing the challenges that an increasingly modern and global society creates. The intersection of business and the environment offers many exciting and dynamic opportunities for creativity in moving towards a sustainable economy.There are currently 22 students in the program who come to Yale from diverse backgrounds and plan to go on to work on multiple environmental issues across a wide range of sectors and industries. Prospective students are encouraged to contact the admissions offices at each school, as well as faculty and current students, to learn more about the program.... [-]