Energy and Environmental Management

Jointly offered by the College of Agriculture, Health, and Natural Resources and the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.

The Master of Energy and Environmental Management (MEEM) program offers a Master of Science (M.S.) degree through an interdisciplinary partnership involving the Department of Natural Resources and the Environment, Department of Geography, School of Law, and Center for Environmental Sciences and Engineering. The MEEM is designed for college graduates looking for advanced study in energy and environmental management fields, and working professionals looking to enhance their skills and knowledge in science, management, and policy.

Requirements. The MEEM requires 27 credits of coursework and three credits of internship or practicum, for a total of 30 credits. The MEEM generally takes 18 to 24 months to complete and conforms to the Graduate School requirements for a Plan B Non-thesis Master Degree.

Required courses. LAW 7812; NRE 5200 and 5220; and either NRE 5830 (three-credit internship) or NRE 5850 (three-credit practicum).

Elective courses. Includes 18 credits drawn from one or more of the following specialty areas. Some courses taken within a specialty area may fulfil requirements of a stand-alone graduate certificate program that may be earned concurrent with the MEEM.

Sustainable Environmental Planning and Management: NRE 5200*, 5205, 5210, 5215, 5220*, 5225, 5230, 5585.

Geographic Information Systems: GEOG 5100, 5130, 5230, 5390, 5500, 5505, 5510, 5512, 5515, 5516, 55185520, 5530, 5540, 5600, 5610, 5620, 5810; NRE 4535, 5525, 5535, 5560, 5575, 5585.

Energy and Environmental Law: LAW 7356, 7554, 7568, 7600, 7650, 7656, 7721, 7758, 7784, 7805, 7806, 7812*, 7842.

*Required courses for the Master of Energy and Environmental Management are listed under electives only for illustrative purposes of content under each graduate certificate program. Required courses will not count towards elective course requirements.