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Environmental Science M.En. Courses

We emphasize problem-solving, project management, and communication skills. Over the past several decades, our hundreds of graduates have pursued outstanding opportunities and careers with consulting firms, governmental agencies, and non-profit organizations.

The core courses listed below provide students with principles and skills that are widely used by professionals in environmental science and sustainability.

Additional Institute for the Environmental and Sustainability course descriptions are available in the Miami University General Bulletin.

Course Title Hours
EGM 511 Leading and Managing Projects 3
IES 529   Environmental Communications  3
IES 605 Introduction to the Professional Service Project 2
IES 610 Professional Service Project 4
IES 611 Environmental Problem Solving 2
STA 672 Statistical Modeling and Design 4
IES 511 Environmental Protocols 4
Total 22


Area of Concentration, AOC (12 credit hours)

  • Applied Ecology and Conservation
  • Land and Water Resources
  • The Transport, Fate and Control of Pollution
  • Energy and Environment
  • Sustainability in Management and Planning
  • Design your own AOC

Professional Experience (2 credit hours)

  • IES 665 Internship/Practicum Development, 1 hr
  • IES 677 or 640 (Internship) or 670 (Practicum), 1 hr
  • or IES 700 (Thesis)

Total: 36 credit hours

Institute for the Environment and Sustainability

The Institute for the Environment and Sustainability is an umbrella organization for undergraduate and graduate education and research on the environment and sustainability at Miami University.

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118 Shideler Hall
250 S. Patterson Ave.
Oxford, OH 45056

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The M.En. degree was designated as a national Professional Science Master's (PSM) program based on it its professional skills, experiential learning, and interdisciplinary breadth.
Learn more at the Professional Science Master's website.