UC Santa Barbara General CatalogUniversity of California, Santa Barbara

Bren School of Environmental Science & Management

2400 Bren Hall
Telephone: (805) 893-7611
Website: www.bren.ucsb.edu

Dean: Steven D. Gaines 


 
Overview

UC Santa Barbara’s Bren School of Environmental Science & Management is a professional graduate school offering a rigorous interdisciplinary curriculum in environmental problem solving. The Bren School offers the Master of Environmental Science and Management (MESM), a professional degree, and the research-oriented Ph.D. in Environmental Science and Management. The school’s mission is to solve environmental problems.

The Bren School faculty comprises natural and social scientists, as well as experts in business, law, and policy. Because environmental problems are by their nature multi-disciplinary, the programs place unique emphasis on collaboration and working across and between diverse fields to deliver action-oriented solutions.

Whether they are working toward a MESM or Ph.D. degree, Bren students are trained in a variety of disciplines while developing technical and analytical skills essential to real-world application.