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Academic Programs

School of Environmental Affairs


Master of Science in Environmental Management (MSEM)

The Master of Science in Environmental Management requires that students take 42 credits distributed as follows: 15 credits in core studies, 15 in specialty courses, 6 in electives, and 6 in the research component. The program is structured in 9-week terms, and all classes of the graduate program meet once a week in 4 ½ hour sessions during evenings and Saturdays. This Master's degree has three specializations: Environmental Planning, Environmental Evaluation and Risk Management, and Natural Resource Conservation and Management.

Master of Arts in Environmental Studies (MAES)

Specialization in Environmental Education

The Master of Arts in Environmental Studies program with a specialty in Environmental Education integrates Environmental Science with teaching and Cultural-Social dimensions. Offers academic preparation that allows the student to acquire the necessary knowledge in environmental education: environmental, economic, historical, social, political, cultural, and ethical aspects. The program is in line with professional standards in Environmental Education, as stated by international organizations.

Environmental Planning (EP)

Specialization in Environmental Planning

This program develops professionals through theoretical, methodological, and practical knowledge for interpreting, designing, and participating in planning processes, organization, and environmental measures in local, regional, and statewide settings. Graduates can work as advisors, consultants, and analysis and planning experts for various state and municipal agencies, as well as for institutions and private companies.

Graduates will also be eligible to take the exam to obtain their Planners License, under the Puerto Rico State Department’s Examiners Board of Planners.