Environment & Community at Humboldt State

Update Regarding Admissions

After two years of being on pause, we are officially re-opening the Environment and Community Master's program for Fall 2023 admission. Applications are due February, 2023. Stay tuned for more information about the application process, which will be posted here soon.

If you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact us at envcomm1@humboldt.edu

The Environment & Community Program is a 2-year, interdisciplinary Master of Arts in Social Science Degree program.

Imagine discovering sustainable and equitable solutions to challenges we face today.

Now imagine having the flexibility to conduct research you find compelling:

Imagine yourself in the Humboldt Environment & Community program

  • We focus on the diverse relationships between environment and community.
  • We study these diverse relationships through political, economic, socio-cultural and ecological lenses.
  • We find equitable and sustainable solutions to complex social and environmental challenges.
  • We perform meaningful work and research that we are passionate about.
    Just starting college? We also offer a 3+2 Dual Degree Pathway: Earn both a bachelor’s and a master’s degree in five years.

Apply now to the 2-year MA program


Earn your Bachelors & Masters in 5 years!

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Environment and Community MA Program
Cal Poly Humboldt
1 Harpst Street
Arcata, CA 95521-8299

Phone: (707) 826-3653
Fax: (707) 826-4496
email: envcomm1@humboldt.edu