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Description of MS Environmental Science
Become an expert in Environmental Science and make the world a better place!
The MS Environmental Science program is designed to give students the skills and knowledge required to solve significant environmental problems using an interdisciplinary team based approach and to engage in environmental research. Through the duration of the master in science program, students will use integrated and holistic approaches to understand and find sustainable solutions to global climate change, habitat loss, water and air pollution, species invasions, ozone depletion, loss of biodiversity, and the accumulation of toxic wastes, amongst other environmental problems.
Offered by the School of Life Sciences in the College of Science and by the department of science, technology, and society in the College of Liberal Arts, the MS Environmental Sciences program consists of a core curriculum and electives chosen to reflect the student’s background and career goals. The curriculum is created to give students the opportunity to work on real-world environmental problems under the guidance of skilled environmental scientists, while developing a deep understanding of the science behind our environmental problems.
Upon completion of the MS Environmental Science program, graduates can look forward to working as Energy Auditors, Environmental Consultants, Air Quality Inspectors, Water Pollution Investigators, Solar Energy Research Scientists, Recycling Coordinators and Wetlands Ecologists.
The admission requirements for the MS Environmental Science program are:
- Bachelor’s Degree
- TOEFL or IELTS exam (international students)
This program has an IELTS English language proficiency requirement. For more information about IELTS or to book a test, click below:
Degree & diploma
Graduates of this program will be awarded a Master of Science in Environmental Science.
Tuition & fees
The fee for the MS Environmental Science program is $34,887 USD
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Rochester Institute of Technology
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Rochester, United States of America
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