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Ecosystem Professionals with the Expertise to Manage Natural Resource Systems Are in Demand

Prepare yourself to meet leadership challenges faced by ecosystem managers by earning a Penn State ecosystem management degree or certificate, offered online through Penn State World Campus. These programs are designed to help you keep pace with the growing prioritization of environmental stewardship and renewable resources. The flexible and convenient online learning format allows you to expand your knowledge of the field without having to relocate or delay your career advancement. 

Ecosystem Management and Administration (Master of Professional Studies)
Go beyond the science of environmental resources to learn about the real-world, practical implementation of ecosystem management projects. This online degree program explores both the quantitative tools and social and leadership skills that are necessary to manage the world’s natural resources.
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Ecosystem Measurements and Data Analysis (Graduate Certificate)
Take a quantitative approach to the monitoring and management of ecosystems by learning how to use statistics, spatial data, and geographic information systems to support decision making. The credits earned in this program may be applied to the MPS in ecosystem management.
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Leadership and Communication Skills for Ecosystem Managers (Graduate Certificate)
Learn core ecosystem economic concepts and environmental law while you build a foundation in the leadership, conflict management, and communication skills necessary to effectively interact with diverse groups. The credits earned in this program may be applied to the MPS in ecosystem management.
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With our online learning format, you won’t need to quit your job or change your life to earn a high-quality Penn State credential. Explore our site to learn more and to request information on the ecosystem management and administration program that best fits your background and career goals.

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This is the real Penn State. You will take the same classes with the same curriculum developed by the same professors who teach courses at our brick and mortar campuses. You can expect the same caliber of academic quality that you associate with Penn State.