Applying to the Environmental Management Master’s Degree

To apply for admission to the Master of Energy and Environmental Management, complete the application process which begins at the link below. Applicants must have completed a Baccalaureate degree or higher from a regionally accredited college or university. 

Application Deadlines

Fall Semester: June 16
Spring Semester: November 10

Begin your Application

Application Instructions

Applications will be evaluated upon receipt of all required documentation:

  • GRE scores and Residence Affidavits are not required.
  • A personal statement from the applicant articulating one or more goals, progress or path to date towards those goals, and how the MEEM degree can help you reach the goal(s). There is no word or page limit. Most statements are 1 or 2 pages (uploaded).
  • Current resume or CV (uploaded).
  • Three letters of recommendation from individuals who can address the candidate's potential for success, such as, employers, mentors, coaches, professors, etc. (electronically submitted).
  • Unofficial transcript(s) for all undergraduate and graduate coursework (uploaded).
  • Official college transcript(s) mailed to The Graduate School (see address below). Please note that official transcripts from students previous educational experience at UConn are not required.
  • Successful candidates normally meet the recommended 3.0 or higher cumulative GPA.
  • Regardless of visa status, students whose primary language is not English must show evidence of proficiency in the English Language. For the most updated list of accepted English proficiency tests for admission, please visit UConn's Graduate School website (
  • When completing the online application form, under Intended Program, please select:
    • Level of Study: Masters
    • Academic Areas: Natural Sciences
    • Program: Energy and Environmental Management MS
    • Campus: Online
  • GRE, GMAT, and Residence Affidavit is not required.
  • Fields marked with a red asterisk (*) on the application are required fields.
  • A non-refundable $75 application fee.
  • After you apply, are admitted, and accept an offer of admission, please send The Graduate School your Official Transcript(s) in one envelope to the address listed below. Or, if your school(s) offer an electronic transcript service email them to
    University of Connecticut
    Whetten Graduate Center
    The Graduate School
    438 Whitney Road Ext., Unit 1152
    Storrs, CT 06269-1152

Applications are evaluated as soon as the student’s file is complete.

If you have any questions on how to use the online application system, please contact The Graduate School at 860-486-3617.

International Students: This program is a part-time and online program. Pursuant to U.S. immigration regulations, the University of Connecticut may not sponsor F-1 and J-1 visas for the purpose of coming to the U.S. for enrollment in this program. International students may enroll in this program if they are currently in the U.S. in another visa status that permits foreign nationals to engage in school enrollment while meeting their primary visa objective, or if they complete the program from their home country.

State Authorization
The University of Connecticut (UConn) is currently authorized to deliver distance education (online) programs and graduate certificates in all fifty United States and the US Virgin Islands. UConn is not authorized to deliver distance learning to students residing in Puerto Rico, Guam and the Northern Mariana Islands. Click here for more information.