The YSE/SOM Joint Degree Program is the oldest of its kind in the United States. It was started in 1982 with the mission to create thoughtful, passionate and informed leaders equipped with practical skills - from finance to forestry.
We are a community of academic entrepreneurs who hope to work at the intersection of business and the environment. We aim to solve society's most intractable problems through a more robust understanding of our ecological, social and economic system; to produce professionals that are capable and motivated to make broad-scale improvement to the natural environment. We believe that business can be a tool for positive environmental change.