630 West 169th Street
New York City, NY 10027
M.A.-Climate and Society
The M.A. Program in Climate and Society uses an interdisciplinary approach to train professionals and academics to understand and cope with the impacts of climate variability and climate change on society and the environment. The 12-month program emphasizes the problems of developing societies.
The unique curriculum is designed to provide valuable skills and background in the social and natural sciences, with a focus on developing world concerns. Students learn to apply climate-related knowledge to societal problem solving and to communicate effectively with scientists, policymakers, and the public. Emphasis is placed on analyzing and assessing climate-related literature, both academic and popular. In addition, students design appropriate methodologies for impact assessments and identify the economic aspects of climate-sensitive human activities.
Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive
Locale: Large City
Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999