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Professional Master's Degrees

The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS) offers course-based professional master’s degree programs designed to enhance careers in industry, government and nonprofit agencies. The flexible, interdisciplinary master’s degree programs offer customized coursework and experiential projects to advance technical knowledge, preparing graduates to move directly into the workforce upon graduation and be ready to take on challenging roles in their fields of interest.

Featuring world-renowned faculty and dedicated program staff, professional skills development and a network of supportive Cornell alumni, the CALS professional master’s degree programs are ideal for students interested in expanding their knowledge of the latest issues and technological advancements to make an impact on the world in which we live.

Master of Professional Studies

Ideal for career-focused students interested in the thorough study of issues and advancements in the fields of life, social, and environmental sciences and agriculture.

Master of Engineering in Biological & Environmental Engineering

The Master of Engineering (MEng) in Biological and Environmental Engineering program is a 30-credit, applied professional master’s degree that provides technical and practical skills focused on the principles of life sciences and engineering.

Master of Landscape Architecture

Our Team

The Office of Professional Programs and Extended Learning is committed to providing a top-notch experience for the CALS Professional Master’s community; including MPS, MLA and BEE-MEng students. We provide comprehensive student and career services support and resources. Throughout the academic year we hold events, workshops, alumni panels and a professional skills course to enhance each student’s Cornell CALS experience.

Soledad Almeida
Soledad Almeida

Program Coordinator

Office of Professional Programs and Extended Learning

Soledad Almeida
Janet D. Anderson
Janet Anderson

Director

Office of Professional Programs and Extended Learning

Janet Anderson
portrait of Kerri Lynn Lai smiling with glasses
Kerri Lynn Lai

Student Services Coordinator

Office of Professional Programs and Extended Learning

Kerri Lynn Lai
Jennifer Micale
Jennifer Micale

Corporate Relations and Career Services Manager

Office of Professional Programs and Extended Learning

Jennifer Micale
Maria Witlox
Maria Witlox

Administrative Assistant

Office of Professional Programs and Extended Learning

Maria Witlox