Dual Major Application Instructions

The Environmental Science and Policy Dual Major is open to PhD students at MSU. Students are eligible to apply either as incoming students or within the first two years of starting their doctoral program. Your application should include the following materials:

All applicants:

  • A complete, signed application form.
  • A brief (no longer than one page) cover letter requesting admission to the ESP Dual Major and describing your professional interest in environmental science and policy.
  • Your Curriculum Vitae.
  • Please note that applications for the Fall Semester are due February 1 and applications for the Spring Semester are due October 15

New students (if you are in the process of applying to a doctoral program at MSU):

  • Ask the doctoral program to which you are applying to forward a copy of your application package to ESPP.

Current MSU students (if you are already enrolled in a doctoral program at MSU):

  • Ask your major advisor to send a letter to ESPP indicating that you are in good standing and that the advisor supports your application.

Complete all sections of this form and compile all of the above-required materials. Submit your application to ESPP (espp@msu.edu) in a single email, preferably as a single pdf file. Please include “Application to ESPP” in the subject line of your email.