Climate Science and Policy

Science centered. Policy driven. Global Reach. 

Scripps Institution of Oceanography is training the next generation in climate science and policy - if you want to join the team, apply today!

The Master of Advanced Studies in Climate Science and Policy is a unique interdisciplinary program that responds to the increasing global need for experts who can understand and act on central scientific issues and policy challenges concerning the future of our planet. The intensive one-year program combines learning the science behind the Earth's climate system with a comprehensive climate communication skill set and an understanding of the political, legal, and socio-economic challenges that underpin climate policy. 

The MAS program is offered by Scripps Institution of Oceanography, an internationally top-ranked climate science institution, and by UC San Diego, the highest-ranked university in the United States for Earth and Environmental Studies. The program provides professionals with an unparalleled opportunity to be trained amid a remarkable array of climate science research, set in a breathtaking location, and mentored by the prestigious faculty at Scripps, a faculty comprised of 3 Nobel Prize Winners, 18 National Academy of Science Members, and 2 National Academy of Engineering Members. 


Thinking about applying? Chat with us!
We are hosting re-occuring virtual Zoom skype meetings to give you the opportunity to chat with the Climate Science and Policy leadership team and get all your questions answered. 

Zoom calls will be offered the following Thursdays, from 4-5:00pm (PST). Click link to join.
October 25th 
November 1st 
November 8th
November 15th
November 29th