Beginning with the fall 2007 semester, the Johns Hopkins University Engineering and Applied Science Programs for Professionals (EPP) will offer a fully online master of science degree program in environmental planning and management in collaboration with the university’s Department of Geography and Environmental Engineering.

The online program, which is open to applicants throughout the United States and in other countries, will focus on water resources planning. The program of study requires completion of 10, one-term courses, all offered online. Core courses include Environmental Impact Assessment, Water Resources Management, Air Resources Modeling and Management, and Optimization Methods for Public Decision Making.

EPP will host an online open house on Wednesday, June 27, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. EST. Participants will be able to communicate with program personnel and examine sample course content. Those interested in participating should visit to reserve a place and obtain a confirmation e-mail and log-in information.