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After finishing an undergraduate program, graduates should consider working toward a master's degree. A master's program is meant to provide students with experience that will help them make a career for themselves once they reach the real world. One very prestigious major choice is ecology, but what is an MA in Ecological Science? This field is all about the environment and the effect humans have… Read more

After finishing an undergraduate program, graduates should consider working toward a master's degree. A master's program is meant to provide students with experience that will help them make a career for themselves once they reach the real world.

One very prestigious major choice is ecology, but what is an MA in Ecological Science? This field is all about the environment and the effect humans have on it. Courses usually deal with sustainability and natural resources. An important aspect of study also includes the relationship between the interlocking parts of nature. By taking this program, you can develop the skills to recognize and assess the threats to the environment, both natural and from human intervention. 

Students in an ecological science program may take advantage of many different areas of science, including biology, chemistry, geography, and sometimes even physics. Additionally, this major, more so than many others, usually includes fieldwork to help prepare students for graduation. Graduates also usually enter careers with a high level of fulfillment because they are helping keep the entire world's environment healthy.

There is a lot of variety in the expenses for taking ecological science programs. Which university and country you study in will play a big role in determining the cost. Before you make a commitment, figure out what your needs are, and search around to find a program that meets them.

There are many careers that are available to graduates of Master in Ecological Science programs. Because of the inherently global concept of this field, jobs are in high demand across the planet. It is most common for professionals to work in research or education. The former is usually with laboratories or in field research and the latter can be with anything from museums to government or academic institutions.

To get started in ecological science, find the program that is right for you. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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California Institute of Integral Studies
San Francisco, USA

Climate change and biodiversity loss are among the greatest existential threats humanity has seen. Further, these ecological challenges represent a crisis of values and consci ... +

Climate change and biodiversity loss are among the greatest existential threats humanity has seen. Further, these ecological challenges represent a crisis of values and consciousness. Our program allows students to cultivate the knowledge and wisdom to respond to these existential threats from integral and transdisciplinary perspectives. Students gain skills and insight to transform practices, worldviews, and consciousness in service of a more just, sustainable, and flourishing planetary future. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
 
Schumacher College
Totnes, United Kingdom

Be active and transformative within organisations, communities, economics and education as we meet the challenge of transitioning to a low carbon, high well-being and resilien ... +

Be active and transformative within organisations, communities, economics and education as we meet the challenge of transitioning to a low carbon, high well-being and resilient places and systems. Never has there been a more important time for a new approach to design. - starts September 2018. -
MA
Full-time
English
Campus