You’re not just passionate about change; you’re passionate about making change happen. Equipped with the knowledge, strategies, and tools to lead, you’re ready to make your mark in a lasting and impactful way. Your values will be your guide!
The environment needs advocates to advance clean energy, create effective policies and lead conservation initiatives. It is up to you to choose how you wish to make a difference and AUNE’s Advocacy for Social Justice and Sustainability ES MS will provide you with the skillset to create change. AUNE, and our faculty will support you in whatever means you choose to do your advocacy work.
Fall & Spring Entry
Classes 2 days a week plus an internship
5 semesters to complete
Track 1: Students who choose Track 1 register for 4 courses in both their first Fall and first Spring semesters. This track provides students with an opportunity to schedule the entire Summer and/or Spring II semesters off campus. *This is the preferred sequence for those intending to do a Master’s Thesis or Master’s Project.
Track 2: Students who choose Track 2 register for a maximum of 3 courses per semester. This Track provides students with a more evenly paced sequence of coursework throughout their program. REQUIREMENTS: 42 CREDITS Select any 3 out of 4 Core courses Core (C), 9 credits; Concentration (T), 6 credits; Methods: courses selected by student, 18 credits; Internship, 6 credits; Capstone Project, 3 credits
Courses: Earth Systems and Climate Change; Community Ecology of the New England Landscape; Advocacy: The Essentials; Methods; Political Economy of Sustainability; Advocacy: Applied; Methods; Methods; Internship I ; Leadership for Change; Methods ; Methods ; Capstone Project ; Internship II”
5 Semesters to complete
- Community Organizer
- Sustainability Expert
- Urban Planner
- Environmental Activist
- Community Advocate