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Liaison Ryan McEnany
Submission Date March 6, 2020

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Pace University
AC-4: Graduate Program

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-- Reporter Donna Kowal
Program Coordinator
Pace Academy for Applied Environmental Studies
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Does the institution offer at least one sustainability-focused major, degree program, or the equivalent for graduate students?:
Yes

Name of the sustainability-focused graduate-level degree program:
Master of Science in Environmental Science

A brief description of the graduate-level degree program:

The Master of Science (M.S.) in Environmental Science degree program, offered on Pace University’s Pleasantville campus, prepares you for further graduate study or provides you with advanced training in a specialized area of environmental science to further careers in environmental consulting, environmental regulation and assessment, governmental agencies, and private foundations. The program also equips secondary school teachers with the appropriate background in order to introduce environmental science into their school’s curriculum or teach AP environmental science courses.

The flexible curriculum provides students with a broad perspective on environmental issues. The curriculum is individualized to accommodate diverse areas of specialization, including conservation biology, wildlife management, aquatic ecology, endangered species protection, geographical information systems, toxicology, and renewable energy. Research is an integral part of the program.


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Name of the sustainability-focused, graduate-level degree program (2nd program):
LLM in Environmental Law

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

Pace’s LLM in environmental law prepares lawyers to address the scientific, economic and political forces that shape the environment and to work for outcomes that protect our natural surroundings and promote smart and sustainable development. Over 40 environmental courses are available to satisfy the requirements for the LLM in Environmental Law as well as the scholarly research degree of Doctor of Juridical Science (SJD) in Environmental Law. The LLm program also offers three optional specializations in Global Environmental Law, Land Use and Sustainable Development Law, and Climate Change Law.

Our environmental law program is consistently ranked as one of the best in the nation and offers both JD and graduate students an extraordinary array of specialized law and joint degrees to choose from.

•JD Certificate in Environmental Law

Joint Degrees
•JD/LLM in Environmental Law
•JD/Master of Environmental Management with the Yale School of Forestry
•JD/MS in Environmental Policy with the Bard Center for Environmental Policy
•JD/MBA with Pace’s Lubin School of Business
•JD/MPA with Pace’s Dyson College of Arts and Sciences

Graduate Degrees
•LLM in Environmental Law
•LLM in Environmental Law with emphasis on Global Environmental Law
•LLM in Environmental Law with emphasis on Land Use Law and Sustainable Development
•LLM in Environmental Law with emphasis on Climate Change
•LLM in Comparative Legal Studies
•SJD in Environmental Law


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Does the institution offer one or more graduate-level sustainability-focused minors, concentrations or certificates?:
Yes

Name of the graduate-level sustainability-focused minor, concentration or certificate:
Master of Public Administration, Track in Environmental Management

A brief description of the graduate minor, concentration or certificate:

Our master's degree in Public Administration is designed to cater to the needs of public and not-for-profit entities. Through a multi-pronged curriculum, Master of Public Administration graduates qualify for positions that require strong analytical and administrative skills, ability to apply various management tools, and in-depth knowledge in specific policy areas. The very close interaction with local government agencies, health care entities and the non-profit sector provides a unique work/study program for students in their fields of specialization. Because of that association, many of our courses are taught by highly experienced professionals in the field, who do not want full time teaching positions, who are willing to share their expertise and experiences.

The Environmental Management Track consists of 12 credits, topics include environmental science and environmental law.


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