M.Sc. On Campus Online

Environmental Science and Policy

Clark University

12 months
60350 USD/year
60350 USD/year
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The Environmental Science and Policy program offered by Clark University is an signature program in the influential International Development, Community, and Environment (IDCE) Department.


The M.S. in Environmental Science and Policy from Clark University uses an integrative, collaborative approach for understanding and responding to complex issues. We work in partnership with communities, nonprofits, businesses, donors, and policymakers in the United States and internationally to promote safer, healthier, more sustainable relationships between humans and the natural environment. 

And we help develop knowledge that can be translated into action through changes to policies, practices, behaviors, attitudes, and technologies.

Why a Master’s in Environmental Science and Policy at Clark University

  • Gain a competitive professional edge in a department ranked #15 in the world for development studies (based on academic reputation) by QS World University Rankings.
  • Engage in one of 10 departmental concentrations, taking classes with students across IDCE’s degree programs, to tackle significant global challenges on projects that cross geographic and cultural boundaries. Learn to work across teams with diverse intellectual and personal backgrounds to become a change maker.
  • Design and implement projects in partnership with impacted communities, policymakers, and businesses.
  • Collaborate with diverse groups to build social and technical capacities that promote sustainable development, water quality, food security, ecosystem conservation, climate-change resilience, and more.


Your Clark University Master of Science in Environmental Science and Policy  will train you to be that rare professional capable of integrating science, indigenous knowledge, policy, and technology — and ready to build partnerships and capacities alongside others. You’ll stand prepared to pursue your passion and make meaningful contributions to this exciting profession.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Landscape Ecology
  • Case Studies in Environmental Issues and Policy Analysis
  • Sustainable Development Assessment and Planning
  • Field Methods in Environmental Science
  • Humanitarian Assistances in Complex Emergencies/Disasters

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • Admission is now on a rolling basis, and application requirements have been adjusted. 


10 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Personal statement (refer to additional information below for further details)
  • Letters of recommendation (refer to additional information below for further details)
  • Résumé
  • All academic transcripts

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    60350 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 60350 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    60350 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 60350 USD for the full programme during 12 months.

Living costs for Worcester

1100 - 1620 USD /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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