Master of Science in Environmental Metrology & Policy

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Georgetown University Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
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The EMAP is a unique joint environmental measurements science (metrology) and policy program between Georgetown University, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). This interdisciplinary program offers rigorous classroom learning and rich hands-on real-life research experience in environmental metrology & policy making on how to reliably identify and quantify toxic and hazardous environmental stressors with the state-of-the-art instruments, assess their impacts to human health and ecological risks, and use the best available scientific data in environmental sciences to support development of viable environmental policies and laws for the betterment of the world.

What is the EMAP Program?

Courses in environmental chemistry, metrology, risk assessment, law, and policymaking

Lessons learned from EPA’s environmental policy-making case studies

Hands-on laboratory experience with state-of-the-art metrology instruments

Funded summer research internships available at NIST, EPA, and other agencies

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The Graduate School of Arts & Sciences

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