MS in Environment & International Affairs

Build your global environmental analysis skills and leadership potential with a uniquely interdisciplinary degree integrating environmental science and international affairs

About the Program

Applications for the Fall 2025 session open on July 15, 2024

It’s not too late to apply to MS-EIA and prepare to tackle environmental challenges through a global, interdisciplinary lens

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Georgetown University’s new Master of Science in Environment and International Affairs (MS-EIA) is designed for ambitious students seeking to combine interdisciplinary expertise, practical skills and access to influential institutions in the nation’s capital. Whether you aspire to shape global environmental policy, promote transnational collaboration or secure a rewarding position in the dynamic fields of environmental studies and international affairs, our program offers a unique approach to help you stand out in a competitive and growing field. Based on Georgetown’s historic Washington, DC, campus, the program harnesses the university’s academic strengths, resources, ethical framework and strategic DC location to help you serve the common good.

Interdisciplinary approach

of international relations and environmental sciences

Flexible and rigorous

with 3 in-demand concentrations to support your career goals

Expert Georgetown faculty

weave together science and policy issues into the curriculum

Hands-on experience

and practical learning opportunities

Comprehensive skill building

including data analysis, GIS, and applied research methods

Access to DC and global networks

where environmental policy decisions are made

3 Interdisciplinary Concentrations
for a Sustainable Future

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Secure a meaningful career with a positive impact on people and the planet through this flexible yet rigorous interdisciplinary degree from Georgetown University.

The MS-EIA has not yet obtained approval for VA education benefits at this time, and is pending submission of its VA application. Please contact our Assistant Registrar for Veteran/Military Benefits at for more information.

An interdisciplinary environmental policy masters with expert faculty

This one-year program will equip you with an international, interdisciplinary skillset to help you translate science into policy and action in your career. That’s because this program is led by Georgetown faculty—leaders in the field—who weave together environmental sciences and international affairs into this pioneering degree

About MS-EIA