Master of Environmental Studies
Mount Rainier, our tallest mountain in Washington State, also known by it's original name, Tahoma, by the traditional stewards of Washington's lands, the Native American Tribes of the Yakima Nation, the Nisqually Indian Tribe, the Cowlitz Indian Tribe, and the Puyallup Tribe of Indians, The Squaxin Island Tribe, as well as the Muckleshoot Indian Tribe.
Graduates from the Master of Environmental Studies program have gone on to work in many different environmental fields, as well as study at the Ph.D. level. Learn more about graduates and their work.
The Best Environment for Studying the Environment
We’re located at the south end of the Salish Sea (Puget Sound) in Olympia, Washington, so you’ll be close to mountains, rivers, wetlands, forests, and shorelines. It’s the ideal location for studying and enjoying the natural environment.
Influence Environmental Policy and Practice
As the state capital, Olympia is home to legislators and state agencies, with opportunities to learn and influence environmental policy and practice.
You’ll also appreciate the vibrant local food scene, including the Farmer’s Market, and Evergreen's own organic farm. Find out more about what makes Olympia special.