Oct 24, 2021  
University Catalog 2021-2022 
  
University Catalog 2021-2022

Resource Management and Administration with Professional Science Master’s Designation, MS


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MS in Resource Management and Administration; Professional Science Master’s Designation
Location: AU New England
Credits for Degree: 36 semester credits
Standard Mode of Instruction: Classroom, Fieldwork, Online
Standard time to completion: 33 months

Program Overview

This Master’s program gives students the flexibility to earn a master’s degree while continuing to work full-time. RMA students learn how to build stakeholder capacity, practice effective communication strategies, and provide leadership and management to organizations and communities facing a myriad of challenges due to difficult resource management decisions, especially within the context of a changing climate. Students do this through a combination of weekend coursework and applied research projects with faculty, other students, and organizations working in this field.

Students who wish to earn a Master of Science in Resource Management & Administration (RMA) have three paths to do so. All pathways have different requirements; students’ selected pathway should be chosen in consultation with an academic advisor:

  • Master of Science in Resource Management & Administration - 30 semester credits (weekend and online classes)
  • Master of Science in Resource Management & Administration with Professional Science Master’s Designation (PSM) - 36 semester credits (weekday, weekend and online classes) requires a choice of 6 credits of additional science courses, (weekday)
  • Master of Science in Resource Management & Administration with a Concentration in International Sustainable Development and Climate Change (ISDCC) - 36 semester credits (online, face-to-face intensives, and international study)

 Current Tuition and Fees

University Tuition and Fees  

Plan of Study


Students in AUNE’s Environmental Studies MS in Resource Management & Administration program can choose to follow the Professional Science Master’s (PSM) study track. Students must earn 36 credits distributed as follows:

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