The Nelson Institute's professional master's programs in environmental conservation and environmental observation and informatics help early career professionals advance their leadership, management skills, technical expertise and organizational response to complex challenges in a changing world.
Highlights of the Environmental Professional Programs
+ Professional Master of Science degree (no-thesis)
+ 15-month, 32 credit curriculum, spanning June 2018 - August 2019.
+ Cohort-based learning - learn with and from your peers
+ Blended curriculum – summer and fall classes on the UW-Madison campus, spring classes online
+ Hands on learning with a final independent project at a professional organization
+ Tuition assistance is available
1. Environmental Conservation (EC): Training conservation leaders in practical interdisciplinary skills to tackle complex decisions.
2. Environmental Observation and Informatics (EOI): Training for an innovative career in the growing geospatial sector. You will develop a skill set on the forefront of earth observation data and tools.
Check out our website (http://www.nelson.wisc.edu/graduate/professional-programs) more information or follow us on Twitter (@UWNelson_EC)
Applicants from a wide range of disciplines and with professional experience are encouraged to apply. For the EOI program, applicants need to show proficiencies in quantitative/analytical skills and in GIS, demonstrated through coursework, professional experience, portfolio, or a GIS certificate/degree.