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Be the Change the World Needs

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Demand for green jobs in the US is up more than 50% since 2019, according to data compiled by Lightcast and Working Nation. This trend is projected to continue indefinitely.*

Unity master’s programs are designed specifically to help you meet that need while getting a degree that aligns with your passion for the environment.

*United States Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2023



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MPS in Animal Science & Behavior

 

Turn your passion for animals into a career! The Master of Professional Science in Animal Science and Behavior program provides you with a deep understanding of human-animal interactions with an emphasis on animal companionship, behavior, and welfare.

By the end of this program, you’ll be ready for a career as an animal trainer, animal shelter manager, animal service provider, and more. 

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Shannen Miller, a Unity graduate student in the Marine Sciences program, helps restore coral beds while scuba diving.


MPS in Marine Science


Deepen your understanding of marine science, including oceanography and the implications of the global decline of marine biodiversity.

With this degree, you’ll be ready for a job as a marine project manager, marine scientist, or conservation biologist in the government and private sector.

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MPS in Climate Change Adaptation & Resilience


Be a catalyst for change in the fight against climate change! Across all sectors, from healthcare to biodiversity, people are needed to engage communities, organizations, and governance structures in becoming more prepared and resilient in the face of climate change.

At the end of this program, you’ll have the practical skills and knowledge to engage in climate adaptation and resilience work in government agencies, non-profit organizations, research institutions, and private sector companies.

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MPS in Sustainable Food Systems

 

Become a leader in Sustainable Food Systems by emphasizing eco-friendly practices like organic farming and social equity. Graduates are equipped for roles in sustainable agriculture, policy advocacy, and community resilience, addressing global challenges through equitable food access and policy influence.

You will go on to champion environmental sustainability, social justice, and long-term food security, offering a holistic approach to food production and distribution for a just and resilient future.

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Okavango Delta, Okavango Wetland, UNESCO World Heritage Site, Ramsar Wetland,


MS in Carbon Ecology and Management

 

Enter the booming field of carbon ecology and management. You’ll be involved in understanding, monitoring, and managing carbon dynamics within ecosystems to mitigate climate change and foster environmental sustainability.

Professionals in this field develop strategies for enhancing carbon sequestration, advocating for sustainable land use, influencing policies, and utilizing nature-based solutions.

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Tatiana, a Unity student, works with a giraffe during behavioral enrichment exercises at her internship.


MPS in Wildlife Conservation & Advocacy


Uncover the crucial connection between understanding human behavior and conserving wildlife. Whether you’re already in the field, working with non-profit organizations, or have a passion for wildlife, your voice can be the one that makes a difference.

By the time you finish this degree, you’ll be ready to engage in campaign strategies, advocacy, and communication to promote wildlife conservation at local, national, and international levels.

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Russel, a Unity grad, handles a hawk on the job.

MPS in Wildlife Ecology & Management


If you have a passion for wildlife and their habitats, Wildlife Ecology and Management is the path to your future. You can play a critical role in preserving wildlife, managing resilience ecosystems, and contributing to a more sustainable future.

When you finish this degree, you’ll be prepared to take on a leadership role in state and federal government agencies, conservation organizations, and research institutes to sustainably manage wildlife and their habitats, both locally and globally.

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MPS in Environmental Marketing & Behavioral Economics

 

If you’re curious about what makes people tick, this program is the path to your dream career. Understand what drives consumer choices, and leverage that insight to drive them to make sustainable choices. Master the ESG framework and develop, implement, and lead business strategies that are sustainable for people and the planet.

By the end of this program, you will be prepared to accept roles as Marketing Directors, Brand Strategists, or Research Associates as they draw on the theories of social science to speak to potential consumers.

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SMBA in Behavioral Economics

 

Blend psychology, economics, and sustainability to lead positive change in marketing, consulting, and entrepreneurship. 

This program emphasizes problem-solving and sustainable decision-making across diverse contexts. Graduates emerge prepared for impactful roles, equipped to promote eco-conscious brands, products, and services. 

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The famous Rosalind Gardens on a warm spring morning in Bendigo, Victoria, Australia


SMBA in Parks and Outdoor Recreation

Blend your outdoor passion with sustainable leadership, going beyond green space management to equip professionals with business acumen and environmental stewardship. This entails crafting green solutions, tackling environmental degradation, and promoting responsible practices across sectors.

Pursuing a Parks and Outdoor Recreation SMBA is a journey towards leadership dedicated to nature preservation and sustainability, pledging to shape a greener, more resilient future for outdoor enthusiasts and the planet.

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SMBA in Sustainable Tourism & Hospitality

 

Ready to help the Hospitality & Tourism industry go green? With demand for green jobs being up more than 50% in the last 4 years, employers are currently looking to hire workers with green skills that can help transform their business operations.

By the end of this program, you’ll be prepared to assess sustainability risks, develop plans that generate positive social and environmental impacts, and work to improve and manage the ecological needs of hospitality companies. Most importantly you’ll be at the forefront of a green economy.

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MS in One Health

 

Explore and adopt an interdisciplinary approach, acknowledging the interconnection of human, animal, and environmental health with our One Health program. It fosters collaboration among sectors like human health, veterinary medicine, and environmental science, aiming for optimal health outcomes.

Recognizing the close link between the health of each domain, it emphasizes comprehensive understanding and collaborative strategies to prevent diseases, promote environmental sustainability, and ensure well-being for all living organisms.

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MS in Environmental Data Analytics

 

Are you looking for a future that applies data-driven methods to tackle environmental issues, analyzing large datasets related to climate change, habitat loss, and more using statistical and computational techniques.

The insights gained inform decision-making in various sectors like environmental consulting, research, government agencies, nonprofits, and private companies. With growing demand for experts in environmental science and data analytics, this field is rapidly expanding to address pressing environmental challenges.

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22.4%

of job listings on LinkedIn required at least one green skill*

15.2%

increase in job listings that require green skills*

1-in-8

candidates have the green skills needed for job listings*





The master’s program at Unity Environmental University provides one-on-one advising, career support, and meaningful connections with our global network of alumni, businesses, and faculty. You’ll put your career on a track to meet the growing demand for green degrees. Increase your earning potential, better job security, and a greater ability to impact what matters to you with one of our degrees.




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Our experiential programs are delivered 100% online, which means you can work while studying.

Five term starts per year – Attend full time and finish your degree in 12 months.

Get one-on-one academic and professional advising as our renowned faculty and trained staff bring their professional networks and expertise to you.

Job placement assistance starts immediately and never stops—even after you graduate.

Affordable tuition! No GRE required, and we are ready to answer your financial aid questions.

Unity Environmental University proudly supports our military students as a military friendly school.

Unity Environmental University is an accredited institution by New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE).

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Our asynchronous online courses are 8-weeks long and are designed by industry-leading subject matter experts in collaboration with our dedicated learning experience design team. This means that every course is held to the highest standards for academic rigor, sustainability skills, and application of learning outcomes.

As you progress through each course in your master’s degree, you’ll complete meaningful research-based projects and your professors will help you tailor your work to your career goals. During your capstone, you’ll work with potential employers to create a real-life solution to a pressing environmental issue, the finishing touch to your portfolio of work. See examples of past capstones submitted by Unity students.

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Welcome to Hybrid Learning where you can train for a meaningful environmental career while enjoying ultimate flexibility! Choose the combination of in-person and online courses that fits your life and goals. With 8 terms available per year with 5-week terms, we offer the best of online and hands-on education.
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Welcome to the Technical Institute for Environmental Professions! Join us for in-person, job-focused, environmental associate degrees at our commuter campus in New Gloucester, Maine. The Technical Institute offers flexible, innovative, and affordable preparation for Maine’s high-demand jobs with two-week terms, low per-credit pricing, and state-of-the-art HyFlex classrooms.

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