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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 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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3 Results in Ecological Science

Burren College of Art

The MFA in Art & Ecology provides an immersive education in the development of a professional practice as an ecologically oriented artist. ... [+]

The MFA in Art & Ecology provides an immersive education in the development of a professional practice as an ecologically oriented artist. As an MFA graduate, you will produce a final exhibition of both personal and collaborative work, which will demonstrate that you have acquired the skills necessary to survive and thrive as a practicing artist. You will demonstrate capabilities for critical inquiry through fine art, with the ability to evaluate your work through an informed grasp of the social, cultural and theoretical concerns shaping discourse on contemporary art and ecological issues. You will also propose and implement an achievable, interdisciplinary collaborative project that engages with ecological/environmental concerns in the Burren or on a global scale.... [-]

Ireland Galway
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
California Institute of Integral Studies

Our program aims to help students cultivate the knowledge and wisdom to respond to the contemporary ecological crisis from integral and transdisciplinary perspectives. ... [+]

Ecology, Spirituality, and Religion MA and PhD

The ecological challenges of the 21st century represent a crisis of values and consciousness. The pace of global change calls for an understanding of the process by which humanity came to this crossroads in planetary history. Graduate study in Ecology, Spirituality, and Religion allows students to cultivate the knowledge and wisdom to respond to the ecological crisis from integral and transdisciplinary perspectives.

Our program is centered in nurturing a community engaged in revitalizing the human relationship to the earth and exploring intersections of eco-spirituality, eco-justice, indigenous traditions, and eco-feminism. The world's religious and spiritual traditions offer deep insight into the human condition, along with profound teachings about how humans should relate to one another and to the environment. Students gain skills and insight to transform practices, worldviews, and consciousness in the service of a more just, sustainable, and flourishing planetary future. Core faculty are founders in the field of religion and ecology, shaping global dialogue linking spirituality and cosmology with ecology and sustainability. ... [-]

USA San Francisco
September 2019
Full-time
Campus
Schumacher College

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 res ... [+]

Never has there been a more important time for a new approach to engaging with the challenging situations we face from the local to the global levels. In a rapidly changing dynamic situation, solutions rarely remain optimal for very long and continuous active participation is a necessary ingredient for success. Growing resilience in individuals and communities is the way to keep going despite the continuous change around us.

Our program in Ecological Design Thinking embraces and explores this complex world of interactions with lively engagement and an optimistic approach. It offers powerful, practical and ecology-centred skills and knowledge to apply to a diverse range of practices from design, education and business to the more specific roles of leadership, management and consultancy.... [-]

United Kingdom Totnes
September 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus