Master of Environmental Management
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The M.E.M. (Master of Environmental Management) is a degree designed for students with primary interests in careers in environmental policy and analysis, stewardship, education, consulting, or management dealing with natural resource or environmental issues. The program requires course work in both the natural and social sciences, with a particular focus on the relationship among science, management, and policy. The ultimate purpose of the degree program is to prepare students to address ecological and social systems with scientific understanding and an ability to make sense of the complex underlying social and ecological context.
"One of the requisites for an ecological comprehension of land is an understanding of ecology, and this is by no means co-extensive with 'education'; in fact, much higher education seems deliberately to avoid ecological concepts. An understanding of ecology does not necessarily originate in courses bearing ecological labels; it is quite as likely to be labeled geography, botany, agronomy, history, or economics. This is as it should be...".
Many schools offer Master of Environmental Management programs; what follows is a partial list:
- University of Michigan - School of Natural Resources and Environment
- University of San Francisco - Master of Science in Environmental Management
- University of Maryland University College - Master of Science in Environmental Management
- Yale University - School of Forestry and Environmental Studies
- Western State Colorado University - Master in Environmental Management
- Leopold, Aldo (1949). A Sand County Almanac: And Sketches Here and There. Oxford University Press, Inc.
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