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Miami University
AC-4: Graduate Program

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Does the institution offer at least one sustainability-focused major, degree program, or the equivalent for graduate students?:
Yes

The name of the sustainability-focused, graduate-level degree program (1st program):
Master of Environmental Science (M.En.)

A brief description of the graduate degree program (1st program):

The Master of Environmental Science (M.En.) is a professional degree program that emphasizes an interdisciplinary approach to environmental problem solving and sustainable practices. The program is designed to prepare students, upon graduation, for immediate employment as an environmental professional.

The M.En. degree was designated as a national Professional Science Master's (PSM) program based on it its professional skills, experiential learning, and interdisciplinary breadth.


The website URL for the graduate degree program (1st program) :
The name of the sustainability-focused, graduate-level degree program (2nd program):
Ph.D. in Ecology, Evolution, and Environmental Biology (EEEB)

A brief description of the graduate degree program (2nd program):

Ecology, Evolution, and Environmental Biology (EEEB) is a multidisciplinary, interdepartmental program of study and research leading to a Ph.D. degree. The program involves several departments and centers within the College of Arts and Science, and over 40 participating faculty, and takes advantage of Miami's spirit of collaboration and excellent facilities.


The website URL for the graduate degree program (2nd program):
The name of the sustainability-focused, graduate-level degree program (3rd program):
Graduate Programs for Social and Ecological Change: Advanced Inquiry and Global Field Programs

A brief description of the graduate degree program (3rd program):

The Advanced Inquiry Program
The Advanced Inquiry Program (AIP) offers a ground-breaking graduate degree co-delivered by some of the nation's premiere community and learning institutions. AIP students take courses at an AIP Master Institution while sharing ideas and developing projects with fellow students and faculty nationwide via web-based learning communities. AIP Master's candidates use inquiry not only as a tool for integrated learning, but as a powerful agent for student achievement, public engagement, and ecological stewardship. AIP students make a difference locally and through an unprecedented national partnership, with AIP Master Institutions located in Chicago, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Denver, New York, Phoenix, San Diego, and Seattle.
The Global Field Program
The Global Field Program (GFP) brings master’s degree candidates, scientists, educators, community leaders, and others together at key conservation field sites in Africa, Asia, Australia and the Americas for firsthand experience with inquiry-driven education, environmental stewardship, and global understanding. GFP candidates join a growing network of leaders who work collaboratively to affect change in local and global contexts. This program builds on the graduate courses and environmental partnerships of Earth Expeditions. Because the GFP combines summer field courses worldwide with web learning communities, this Master's degree can be completed part-time from anywhere in the U.S. or abroad.


The website URL for the graduate degree program (3rd program):
The name and website URLs of all other sustainability-focused, graduate-level degree program(s):
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Does the institution offer one or more graduate-level sustainability-focused minors, concentrations or certificates?:
Yes

The name of the graduate-level sustainability-focused minor, concentration or certificate (1st program):
Graduate Certificate in Ecology

A brief description of the graduate minor, concentration or certificate (1st program):

Students completing the degree in ecology as part of the EEEB program also receive a graduate certificate in ecology based on the criteria of the Ecological Society of America.


The website URL for the graduate minor, concentration or certificate (1st program):
The name of the graduate-level sustainability-focused minor, concentration or certificate (2nd program):
Graduate Certificate in Geographic Information Systems (GISci)

A brief description of the graduate minor, concentration or certificate (2nd program):

The Department of Geography offers both Undergraduate and Graduate Certificates in GIScience. Each Certificate is designed to give students the necessary technical skills and theory-based background to compete in the rapidly growing field of Geospatial Technology. GISci is applied to problems in fields ranging from environmental science to urban planning to business decision -making. This certificate program builds qualifications for employment and/or further study in GISci.

Miami’s GISci Certificate is a meant to complement any existing degree program (undergraduate or graduate) or it can be earned by itself.


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