Masters Program

The 2019 Application will be available in early September and the Priority Application Deadline is December 15, 2019

Doctoral Program

Application Deadline

January 2, 2018

At a Glance

  • A diverse student body of approximately 300 master’s and 75 doctoral students from 38 U.S. states and 41 countries.
  • Degrees offered: Master of Environmental Management; Master of Environmental Science; Master of Forestry; Master of Forest Science; Ph.D.
  • One-year master’s available to individuals with seven or more years of relevant professional experience. Five-year bachelor’s-master’s degree for select Yale College students with appropriate undergraduate degree.
  • Joint master’s degrees offered with Yale Schools of Law, Management, Public Health, Divinity, and Architecture; programs in Global Affairs, African Studies, East Asian Studies, European and Russian Studies, Development Economics; and with Pace University School of Law, Vermont Law School, Tsinghua University (joint environmental engineering program) and Universidad de los Andes (joint MBA program).
Yale F&ES Blog
When China met East Africa at F&ES:  Learning a Global Perspective on Research

During the Alumni TGIF (“Thank Goodness I’m a Forester” event at F&ES) last October, I shared with Gao, a Ph.D. candidate from China, my interest in learning about the environmental footprint of Chinese investments overseas. Despite my passion, I had little experience in the topic at the time and had no idea where to start looking for resources. Gao immediately introduced me to Dr. Helen Gichohi, the McCluskey Fellow at F&ES, at the Alumni Event. Helen is a renowned scholar from Kenya and wildlife conservation field practitioner – also former President of African Wildlife Foundation (AWF). I expressed my interest to Helen and made quick connections with her along with two other classmates, American and Ugandan students who shared a similar passion for the subject. As our interest overlapped with…

Connecting F&ES to Mexican prospective students

This year, I spent quite a different Thanksgiving break. Instead of enjoying a delicious dinner with my dear F&ES friends in New Haven, I was in Guadalajara (my hometown) enjoying Mexican dishes and tequila with my family and closest friends. I traveled home and visited my alma mater, ITESO University (Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Occidente), where I obtained my bachelor’s degree in Environmental Engineering in 2011. Many memories came to mind as I was walking through ITESO’s student halls and its astonishing gardens.

Building a Greener Belt & Road

This piece is part of a series of posts looking to highlight the Global, Interdisciplinary and Entrepreneurial character of F&ES. It’s hard to keep track of all the initiatives students are involved in, and we hope to provide a spotlight for them. For prospective students who wish to know more, and current students who wish to have their work featured in this series, please email fesinfo@yale.edu.

When it comes to the potential ramifications of international development and trade, F&ES students Tina Huang M.E.M. ’19 (China), Kate Logan M.E.M. ’20 (United States) and Nicholas Lo M.E.Sc ’19 (Hong Kong) share the goal of creating awareness among their peers, by making sure they spread dialogue in the U.S. about the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), a Chinese…

Admissions Events

Masters Program Campus Visit
Sep. 9, 2019 - Monday
9:30 AM — 1:00 PM
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Masters Program Campus Visit
Sep. 23, 2019 - Monday
9:30 AM — 1:00 PM
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Masters Program Campus Visit
Oct. 7, 2019 - Monday
9:30 AM — 1:00 PM
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Financial Planning Seminar
Oct. 15, 2019 - Tuesday
5:30 PM — 7:00 PM
Burke Auditorium, Kroon Hall
Masters Program Campus Visit
Oct. 21, 2019 - Monday
12:00 AM — 11:59 PM
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Masters Program Campus Visit
Nov. 4, 2019 - Monday
9:30 AM — 1:00 PM
Yale F&ES Admissions Office, 300 Prospect Street, New Haven,…
Masters Program Campus Visit
Nov. 18, 2019 - Monday
9:30 AM — 1:00 PM
Yale F&ES Admissions Office, 300 Prospect Street, New Haven,…
Masters Program Campus Visit
Dec. 2, 2019 - Monday
9:30 AM — 1:00 PM
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