What is a Professional MS Degree and How Does it Differ from a Research-Focused MS?

The Environmental Conservation MS degree provides the technical and professional training and networking opportunities to help take the next step in your career. The programs are accelerated, cohort-based, and practical. But how is this different than master’s programs that focus on research? What is the timeline, the funding options, the final product requirements? This presentation covers the basics of what makes the Environmental Professional MS programs unique in their accelerated timeline, deliberate structure, and focus on professional development and practical application of conservation skills.

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Learn more and see examples of the final leadership projects for the Environmental Conservation and Environmental Observation and Informatics programs.