The Graduate Program in Environmental Science is directed towards preparing scientists and researchers with a profound and integrated knowledge of the environment and environmental problems, as well as knowledge of methods and techniques for environmental research. The Program also provides the student with a solid scientific basis related to natural and anthropogenic processes that impact the environment and also prepares them to define and analyze environmental problems, apply advanced methods and techniques in environmental analyses, create new knowledge and make decisions directed towards achieving a sustainable society.

The Masters program began in 2009 and the Doctoral program began August 2010. Currently, the program has 25 active students.