Environmental Conservation trains conservation leaders in practical interdisciplinary skills. This professional master’s program helps working professionals advance their leadership, conservation and environmental management expertise through on-campus learning and remote experiences.
Environment and Resources (ER) is for students who wish to broaden their knowledge of natural resources or who seek special education in the technical, social, or management aspects of environmental problems. It provides opportunities for interdisciplinary study not available in more traditional academic departments.
Water Resources Management (WRM) prepares students for the complexities of managing this critical natural resource through training in biological and physical sciences, engineering, law, and social sciences.
Special combinations of Nelson Institute degrees and certificates with other graduate and profession frees at UW-Madison are possible.
Doctoral students throughout the university may count any Nelson Institute graduate degree or certificate as a Ph.D. Minor.
Students in any graduate degree program of the Nelson Institute, as well as student sin the University of Wisconsin Law School, may earn a dual degree in Environmental Studies and Law.
Graduate students also may earn double or joint degrees.
The short video below, featuring Nelson Institute faculty and students, captures our mission.