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Earn an Advanced Degree in Energy Policy or Environmental Science

Earn a Johns Hopkins master’s degree or graduate certificate in a convenient part-time format.

Energy and Environmental Sciences represent a convergence of science designed to address the imminent concerns presented by climate change. A rapidly growing and necessary field, professionals who graduate from these programs will be prepared for leadership in organizations addressing the policy and practice of energy systems and their impact on human institutions and ecosystems. Earn a master’s degree or graduate certificate with the prestige of Johns Hopkins University and the flexibility of AAP’s online options.

Programs available on-campus and online.

  • Master of Science in Energy Policy and Climate
    The Master's in Energy Policy and Climate prepares the next generation of interdisciplinary professionals to address the imposing challenges of climate change for human institutions and ecosystems, as well as the potentially transformative role of sustainable energy systems.
  • Master of Science in Environmental Science and Policy
    The Master's in Environmental Science and Policy (ESP) is a springboard to leadership for environmental professionals. The program offers students a foundation and focus in the critical fields of conservation biology, international environmental policy, sustainability, and climate and energy.  Students in the Master of Science in ESP program have the option to choose from 4 tracks (not mandatory): Conservation Biology, International Environmental Policy, Sustainability, Climate and Energy.
  • Master of Science in Geographic Information Systems
    The Johns Hopkins Online Master of Science in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) offers you a foundation in the fascinating fields of programming and application development, geospatial data science, spatial and predictive analytics, visualization, big data technologies, enterprise GIS administration, and project management. Our courses, available entirely online, provide a convenient, interactive platform to master geospatial technology as part of a dynamic field that is constantly evolving. Our faculty members are thought leaders and innovators in the new data science that is GIS.
  • Post-Bachelor's Certificate in Geographic Information Systems
    The GIS graduate certificate program takes a highly innovative and unique approach to GIS education, teaching students the latest trends in Web GIS, geospatial data science, spatial and predictive analytics, programming and application development. You will gain invaluable experience in geospatial technology, utilizing web-based platforms and cloud computing environments, to further your understanding of the digital transformation that is revolutionizing business, government, industries, and social organizations.
  • Master of Arts in Science Writing
    The MA in Science Writing program creates the next generation of writers and editors who can help the public easily understand the impact of increasingly complex issues in science, medicine, health, nature, and technology. You'll prepare for success as you hone a diverse skill set and complete a hands-on residency in areas such as journalism, communication, multimedia, and literary arts. Faculty members are experienced, award-winning writers and editors. Our graduates work at prominent publications and succeed as authors, freelancers, reporters, editors, or teachers at agencies, nonprofits, or other companies.
    Also available: Graduate Certificate in Science Writing

These 10-course programs are available in a part-time format delivered on-campus or online (with a minimal on-site component). They are designed for working professionals from any location.

Join Other Original Thinkers from All Over the Globe - On Your Schedule

At AAP, our students are adults like you, interested in earning a valuable education at the graduate level, but doing so in a flexible environment that enables them to continue their professional and personal lives. Together with other original thinkers from all over the globe, and with world-class professors at the forefront of their fields, you’ll be challenged not only to learn, but also to advance learning itself.


State-specific Information for Online Programs

*Note: Students should be aware of additional state-specific information for online programs.state-specific information for online programs. For more information, please contact an admissions representative. 

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