EPM Program

What is the EPM Program?

The Master of Science in Environmental Policy and Management (EPM) program provides advanced training in applying environmental science to real-world environmental policy and management issues. 

In the EPM program students will learn to:

  • Leverage interdisciplinary skills to bridge across science, policy and management
  • Communicate technical information to decision makers
  • Analyze environmental problems in a political and economic decision-making framework
  • Negotiate to resolve environmental conflicts

How to Apply 

Applications are submitted online. A complete description of application materials are available on the EPM website under Admissions. If you have questions, please visit our Frequently Asked Questions page or email us at epminfo@ucdavis.edu


  • Priority application deadline is Jan. 5.
  • Final application deadline is April 15.

Program Faculty Chair: Mark Lubell

Associate Director: Jessica Penrose

Program Coordinator: Jessica Chalfin

EPM Website