Graduate Degree Programs
Master of Science in Environmental Science
This program is designed for individuals who require graduate training for employment or advancement in jobs involving, for example, health hazard communication, environmental analysis, ecological assessment, waste management and reduction, and environmental regulation, including related areas of administration. Employers of our graduates include academia, consulting firms, industry, and trade associations. This program can provide secondary school teachers with the appropriate background to allow introduction of environmental science into their school's curriculum or into existing science courses. It also will provide the necessary background for further graduate study in more specialized areas of environmental sciences.
Master of Public Administration, Track in Environmental Management
This program has an environmental management track designed for public managers, planners, and nonprofit managers who have an environmental background or focus and want both management skills and graduate courses in environmental science.
Master of Science in Education
The School of Education offers 36-credit master degrees in the following areas: educational technology, literacy, special education and early childhood education. These programs are designed primarily for individuals who already hold a teaching degree or provisional certification and are seeking permanent certification. It is also designed for career change students with bachelor degrees in biology, chemistry, earth science, and environmental science to obtain certification to teach in secondary schools.
“Come Teach With Us” Accelerated Graduate Program
Pace University, in conjunction with the Board of Cooperative Educational Services (BOCES), offers the Come Teach With Us Academy. The academy is a fasttrack way to help local school districts fill teacher positions in the critical shortage areas of secondary science, math, and languages other than English and to help those interested in entering the teaching profession find an alternative route to certification. After an intensive training period, participants accepted to this highly selective and prestigious program will be eligible to apply for a teaching position in a Putnam or Northern Westchester County school. This is an excellent opportunity for people with knowledge in one of these areas to quickly gain the necessary credentials to enter the teaching profession.