• Application Deadline
  • 24 months


In the Masters in Environmental Policy (MAEP) program at Pace University, we consider you a partner. Together we will transform your desire for environmental progress into a mastery of professional skills. 

Our commitment is to inspire and equip you as a practitioner who will create environmental policies that make a difference. Whether you choose public service or the private sector, analysis or advocacy, we will provide the training and experience you need for a career that is rewarding and meaningful.


Program graduates will enter the professional world prepared to influence, formulate and implement policy.  Our faculty of experts and practitioners prepares you to work at the nexus of political and natural systems, whether local, national or global. The MAEP program’s first cohort of students gained 100% employment upon graduation, working at the New York Power Authority, Green Business Partnership, Teatown Lake Reservation, and New York State Legislative offices.

Graduates will be prepared to work in: 

  • Federal, state, and local agencies
  • Corporate environmental offices
  • Legislative staff
  • Nonprofit environmental policy organizations
  • Citizens’ groups 

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Introduction to Environmental Law
  • Environmental Policy and Politics
  • Environmental Science for Policymakers
  • Environmental and Ecological Economics
  • Managing Innovation
  • Legislative and Regulatory Process
  • Leadership and Environmental Decision Making
  • Analytical Methods for Environmental Policy Analysis
  • The Art of Advocacy and Negotiation
  • Contemporary Issues in Environmental Policy: Capstone
  • Contemporary Issues in Environmental Policy: A Colloquium

Detailed Programme Facts

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

General Requirements

  • Application
  • Application Fee
  • Two Letters of Recommendation
  • Resume
  • Personal Statement
  • All Official Transcripts

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1048 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1048 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    1048 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1048 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for New York City

  • 1819 - 3970 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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