MPS in Environmental Management Requirements

The Master of Professional Studies in Environmental Management program consists of 10 three-credit courses as outlined below. The capstone course, CED 595, may be taken after the completion of 24 hours of course work in the program.

CORE CURRICULUM - 9 credits

  • 3 credits from Area A
  • 3 credits from Area B
  • 3 credits from EITHER Area A OR Area B

AREA A COURSES
CEI 505 Research Methods in the Social Sciences 
CEX 520 Ethics in Management

AREA B COURSES
CEI 596 Seminar on Leadership in Organizations
CEN 580 Assessment of Socio-Technological Problems and Issues

There are no transfer credits or substitutions allowed for 9-credit core curriculum.

MPS CONCENTRATION - 18 credits

REQUIRED COURSES - 6 credits

  • CEY 501/MAR 514 Environmental Management
  • CEY 503/MAR 536 Environmental Law and Regulations

AREA COURSES - 12 credits (at least 3 credits must be selected from Area C)

Area C Courses — A minimum of 3 credits must come from Area C

  • CEB 505 History of Long Island Environment (Spring only)
  • CEY 507/MAR 521 Long Island's Groundwater (Spring only)*
  • CEY 512/MAR 512 Marine Pollution (Fall only)
  • CEY 557/MAR 557 Introduction to Risk Assessment and Management (Fall only)

Area D Courses 

  • CEY 508 Living with Radiation (Fall only)*
  • CEY 509/MAR 525 Environment and Public Health (Spring only)
  • CEY 525 Ocean Stewardship: Global Science, Local Issues (Spring only)*
  • CEY 594/EST 594 Diagnosis of Environmental Disputes (Fall only)

Other Courses — These courses are occasionally scheduled

  • CEY 597/EST 597 Waste Management: Systems and Principles (Area D)
  • EST 542 Waste and Wastewater Engineering Practices (Area D)
  • EST 595 Principles of Environmental Systems Analysis (Area C)

*Courses with an asterisk are only offered online.  

MPS PROJECT SEMINAR - 3 credits

  •  CED 595 Project Seminar

  

Advanced Graduate Certificate in Environmental Management Requirements

The certificate program comprises 18 credits as described below.

  REQUIRED COURSES - 6 credits

  • CEY 501/MAR 514 Environmental Management
  • CEY 503/MAR 536 Environmental Law and Regulations

 AREA COURSES - 12 credits (at least 3 credits must be selected from Area C)

Area C Courses — A minimum of 3 credits must come from Area C

  • CEB 505 History of Long Island Environment (Spring only)
  • CEY 507/MAR 521 Long Island's Groundwater (Spring only)*
  • CEY 512/MAR 512 Marine Pollution (Fall only)
  • CEY 557/MAR 557 Introduction to Risk Assessment and Management (Fall only)

Area D Courses 

  • CEY 508 Living with Radiation (Fall only)*
  • CEY 509/MAR 525 Environment and Public Health (Spring only)
  • CEY 525 Ocean Stewardship: Global Science, Local Issues (Spring only)*
  • CEY 594/EST 594 Diagnosis of Environmental Disputes (Fall only)

Other Courses — These courses are occasionally scheduled

  • CEY 597/EST 597 Waste Management: Systems and Principles (Area D)
  • EST 542 Waste and Wastewater Engineering Practices (Area D)
  • EST 595 Principles of Environmental Systems Analysis (Area C)

*Courses with an asterisk are only offered online.

Time to Completion

All certificate requirements must be completed within three (3) years from the semester date of admission as a matriculated student unless the student is also matriculated in a master's degree program. Master's students have five (5) years to complete the certificate requirements.