Master of Environmental Law & Policy
Vermont Law School

Program Details

The online Environmental Law and Policy (MELP) degree program from Vermont Law School offers interdisciplinary training in environmental law and policy, science, economics, and public advocacy. Students are prepared to become effective agents of change in the nonprofit sector, government, and business, through courses covering topics such as:

  • Climate Change
  • Sustainable Agriculture & Food Safety
  • Degradation of Water Resources
  • Conservation & Management of Public & Private Lands

This program does not lead to a professional law degree.


  • Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution or foreign equivalent
  • Professional resume or curriculum vitae
  • Essay(s)
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Official transcripts from all schools attended

School Accreditation Statement

New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education