Northern Arizona University

College of Engineering, Forestry and Natural Sciences

Climate Science and Solutions, MS


South San Francisco Street

Flagstaff, AZ 86011

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

MS in Climate Science and Solutions

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Climate Science and Solutions (CSS) Professional Science Master’s program is designed to train students in the scientific basis of global climate change while developing highly valued business skills. This 18-month, non-thesis based program is developed in consultation with an Advisory Board of professionals that ensure the program meets current and anticipated workforce needs. Our Students Excellent candidates for this Professional Science Master’s program have undergraduate backgrounds in: Engineering Science Environmental Studies Business Other academic areas that are committed to learning and applying the science of climate change Learning Objectives Understand and explain the physical nature of global climate change; Apply national and international standards to conduct professional greenhouse gas inventories; Evaluate the social and economic externalities of climate change; Describe the ethical, scientific, and policy strengths and weaknesses of current and proposed mitigation and adaptation strategies; Identify, analyze, synthesize, and communicate scientific information and uncertainties for public and professional audiences; and Participate in a professional internship and develop the professional skills needed to establish your career in the growing climate industry.


Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA).

International Student Requirements:

Please see our website for international applicant requirements.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: No

International Financial Aid: No

# of Credits Required: 36

In State Tuition (per year): 9462 USD

Out State Tuition (per year): 22452 USD

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Locale: Small City

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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