Graduate Programs in Environmental Science, Energy Policy and Climate, and GIS

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Choose from Graduate Programs at the Convergence of Environmental Science, Policy, and Technology

Energy and environmental science professionals strive to address the perils presented by climate change. Prepare to enter these growing fields with Johns Hopkins University’s Advanced Academic Programs (AAP) division. These graduate-level programs instill competencies that leaders need to influence policies and practices relating to energy systems, as well as their impacts on institutions, industries, and ecosystems. You can also master the use of geographic information systems or give voice to environmental issues through science writing.

Experience an In-Depth Environmental Science Education on a Flexible Schedule

Our part-time, professional master’s degree programs and graduate certificates provide options for studying online and on campus.

Earn a graduate credential that aligns with your career interests — and benefit from the prestige of a Johns Hopkins education.

The flexible online coursework fits around your work schedule and enables you to study anywhere, any time.

Learn from world-renowned professors at the forefront of their fields. You will also engage with a global student population.

Online and Campus-Based Graduate Programs

Earn a graduate-level credential and pursue leadership roles in careers where science, policy, and industry overlap.

With this program, the next generation of interdisciplinary professionals prepare to address the challenges that climate change poses for institutions and ecosystems. Join us online or on campus to explore concepts relating to energy policy and climate, including the transformative potential of sustainable energy systems.

When you combine scientific knowledge with a passion for policy and progress, you can become a change agent in organizations dedicated to safeguarding our environment. Study online or on campus to establish a foundational understanding of core concepts within environmental science and policy. You can specialize in conservation biology, international environmental policy, sustainability, or climate and energy.

This online graduate program explores programming and application development, geospatial data science, spatial and predictive analytics, visualization, big data technologies, enterprise GIS administration, and project management. You will engage in flexible coursework to master geospatial technology as part of a dynamic field that continuously evolves. Our faculty members are thought leaders and innovators in the new data science that is GIS.

The online GIS graduate certificate program takes a highly innovative and unique approach to GIS education. Explore the latest trends in Web GIS, geospatial data science, spatial and predictive analytics, and programming and application development. You will gain invaluable experience in geospatial technology, utilizing web-based platforms and cloud computing environments. This coursework helps further your understanding of the digital transformation that is revolutionizing business, government, industries, and social organizations.

This master’s program prepares the next generation of science writers and editors to present complex issues to the public in easy-to-understand ways. Take part in online or campus-based coursework to hone a diverse skill set for writing about science, medicine, health, nature, and technology. Additionally, you will complete a hands-on residency in areas such as journalism, communication, multimedia, and literary arts. You will learn directly from experienced faculty members, including award-winning writers and editors. Our graduates work at prominent publications and succeed as authors, freelancers, reporters, editors, and educators employed by agencies, nonprofits, and other companies.

Our graduate certificate program is based on the belief that successful science writers require a working knowledge of diverse skills, from journalism and communication to multimedia and the literary arts. Study online or on campus.

State-Specific Information for Online Programs

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