Master of Environmental Science

The Master of Environmental Science program offers three program options

that are designed to allow flexibility for students with different backgrounds. All options draw upon a common pool of core courses.

How to apply

Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. It is strongly recommended that you apply well before the deadline:

  • Early Deadline: February 1, 2020 (supporting documentation due February 15)*
    • For Entrance Scholarship consideration (value = domestic tuition) 
    • International applicants must apply by this deadline
  • Final Deadline: April 30, 2020 (supporting documentation due May 15)



Three Fields of Study

Terrestrial and Aquatic Systems

Our faculty are well-positioned to meet the challenge of training well-qualified students for careers related to environmental monitoring, assessment, remediation and restoration.

Conservation and Biodiversity

This field trains professionals in the application of ecological theory and principles to real-world conservation challenges, with an emphasis on multidisciplinary content and non-thesis options that allow more coursework to ensure young professionals are provided with the tools and knowledge they will need for productive careers.

Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation

The Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation field is designed for a new generation of climate change scientists, providing a well-defined curriculum ensuring quality training of graduates in this field and, explore and plan for climate change over the next few decades.

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