Dual-Degree Programs

The Bard CEP dual-degree programs combine Bard’s innovative graduate curriculum with leading programs in environmental law, teaching, or business. Applicants must apply to, and be accepted by, both the CEP and the complimentary Programs.
For more information on dual degrees, including timelines and requirements, please download the handout below.

Master of Science and Juris Doctor with Pace Law School

This program combines Bard’s innovative graduate curriculum with one of the nation’s top environmental law programs. The M.S./J.D. dual-degree program allows students to complete, in an accelerated period, a master of science degree in either environmental policy or climate science and policy at Bard College and a doctorate in jurisprudence with a certificate in environmental law at Pace University.

Master of Science and Master of Arts in Teaching

Bard CEP offers a dual degree with Bard’s Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) Program for motivated students seeking both advanced knowledge in environmental policy and professional certification in secondary education. Dual degree students can pursue a two-year or three-year option to earn an M.S. in either environmental policy or climate science and policy, and teacher training in literature, math, biology, or history.

Master of Science and Master of Business Administration in Sustainability

The dual degree offered through Bard CEP and Bard MBA is a three year program designed for students developing careers at the intersection of policy and business. Students come away with master's-level training in environmental policy or climate science and policy, and a business degree focused on sustainability and social justice. This dual-degree program is truly innovative in its focus and design.