Help solve complex human-driven changes affecting Earth system sustainability.
Human activities are generating changes to Earth’s land surface, oceans, coasts and atmosphere, biological diversity, water cycle, and biogeochemical cycles. These changes demand graduate-level research and technical expertise. This master's is for those interested in the science of the Earth’s systems and how that science can be integrated into sustainability.
- Program type:
- Master's Degree
- On Campus or Online
- Est. time to complete:
- 2-3 years
- Credit hours:
Why earn an earth system science and policy master's?
Earth System Science & Policy Master's Programs
Prepare for a range of careers related to environment, earth and sustainability.
The Earth System Science and Policy curriculum that gives you a broad and holistic knowledge of Earth system science and policy.
Learn from a student-structured curriculum, a multi-disciplinary teaching approach, and experiential learning environments.
Study at a Carnegie Doctoral Research Institution ranked #151 by the NSF. Students are an integral part of UND research.
Enhance your professional skills at 60+ free workshops offered through the UND School of Graduate Studies. Our goal is to provide you with the workforce skills and job search strategies to succeed.
Gain a competitive edge through UND's Accelerate to Industry (A2i)™ program. This workforce readiness program provides immersive job training for graduate students and postdoctoral researchers. It is one of only 30 programs nationwide.
What can you do with an earth system science and policy master's?
Master's in Earth System Science & Science Courses
Earth System Science & Policy
The earth is comprised of complex and interconnected systems. Learn about programs and research opportunities at UND.