Getting an MES at Evergreen
Highly Participatory & Interdisciplinary Curriculum
- Explore the ecological, economic, political, social, and cultural impacts of various environmental challenges through the required core sequence.
- Develop specialized skills in a wide variety of environmental subjects with electives.
- Research an environmental issue of your choice while completing your thesis.
- Receive narrative evaluations that assess your performance instead of grades; classes at Evergreen are credit/no credit.
Team-taught Evening Classes
- Earn your degree at night while continuing to work.
- Choose to attend full-time (2 years) or part-time (3 years).
- Courses are taught by natural and social science faculty and environmental professionals.
- Our low tuition makes us one of the most affordable environmental studies degrees in the state and the country. 75% of students who apply for financial aid receive funding of some kind.
A Promising Career
- Alumni have jobs in the public, private, and non-profit sectors, or are working on a Ph.D.
- Gain work experience through optional paid or unpaid internships.
- Network with government and nonprofit professionals in Washington State's capital.
- Learn the interdisciplinary skills needed for today's professional environmental work.
A Leader in the Field
- We've educated almost 700 environmental leaders since 1984.