Environmental Earth Systems Management

Degree: M.S.

Develop the broad expertise in technology, science and management necessary to tackle current environmental challenges through Millersville University's graduate-level Environmental Earth Systems Management program.

Why Study This Program?

The environmental challenges of the 21st century demand knowledge of theory, technical skills, critical thinking abilities and collaboration across disciplines. Therefore, the Environmental Earth Systems Management (EESM) program at Millersville University prepares students for careers that bridge earth and environmental systems science with competencies in business and information management, geospatial applications, modeling, risk assessment, economics and leadership skills. The strength of this concentration within the Integrated Scientific Applications program lies in its ability to integrate broad expertise in environmental studies from across several disciplines with the technical skills needed for success in a management role.

Millersville University's graduate-level Integrated Scientific Applications program produces exemplary professionals with cross-disciplinary scientific skills and business knowledge. The University developed this degree program in response to local and national trends indicating the need for highly skilled, technically astute scientists possessing good business sense and excellent collaboration skills. You will prepare for careers that bridge environmental sciences with business competencies, collaborative skills and geospatial data management through the Environmental Earth Systems Management specialization.

Graduates of this program receive a Master of Science (M.S.) degree in Integrated Scientific Applications. 

What Will You Learn?

All Integrated Scientific Applications students ground their study in core courses which explore business operations, accounting and finance, strategic management, statistical applications, environmental economics and more. Courses are offered in face-to-face, online and hybrid formats to complement the schedules of busy professionals. 

The Environmental Earth Systems Management specialization leads students to consider the scientific and business aspects of management, sustainability and the environment. The EESM curriculum also requires graduate students to increase their technical expertise through electives such as GIS Applications, Climate Science Applications and Emergency Management Planning. In addition, you will participate in modules about wetland delineation, risk assessment, environmental impact, watershed implementation planning and more.