Earth & Environmental Science Journalism


Columbia University offers a dual master's degree program in Earth & Environmental Science Journalism. The program is co-sponsored by the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism, and the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences (Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences).

The goal of this program is to produce graduates with a rare blend of scientific knowledge and journalistic skills. Our graduates should be able to inform the public about discoveries, insights and ideas concerning the Earth and Environment, in a manner that is simultaneously interesting and accurate. Our graduates should approach controversies about the Earth and Environment with a broad and deep knowledge base, plus a well-honed set of investigative skills.

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