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Educational Mission

CUERE's educational mission is to use research findings and resources to advance an interdisciplinary understanding of the urban landscape for students of all ages and the general public.

Undergraduate and Graduate Environmental Education at UMBC

CUERE is not a degree-granting unit, but works closely with the academic units that administer environmental degree programs at UMBC. Faculty and research assistants from various UMBC departments work together in CUERE space in the TRC on environmental research projects of common interest.

The following environmental degrees can be pursued at UMBC:
B.A. in Environmental Studies (GES)
B.S. in Environmental Science (GES)
B.S in Chemical Engineering/Environmental Track (CBEE)

M.S., Ph.D. in Environmental Science (MEES program)
M.S., Ph.D. in Geography and Environmental Systems (GES)
M.S., Ph.D. in Environmental Engineering (CBEE)

The following graduate degrees may be pursued under mentorship of appropriate UMBC faculty involved with environmental research:
M.S., Ph.D. in Biological Sciences
M.S., Ph.D. in Chemistry/Biochemistry
M.S., Ph.D. in Information Systems
M.A. in Economic Policy Analysis
M.S., Ph.D. in Mathematics/Statistics
M.S., Ph.D. in Atmospheric Physics
M.P.P., Ph.D. in Public Policy

Prospective students should contact the relevant department or Claire Welty, CUERE Director, for guidance on the correct academic program to which to apply.