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94 Master of Science Degrees in Environmental Sciences

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the field of environmental science is expected to continue growing at a robust level. As worldwide environmental regulations continue to be implemented, more jobs are being created. Prospective students that are a good match for a Master of Science (MSc) in Environmental Sciences would include those who are interested in working to protect the envi… Read more

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the field of environmental science is expected to continue growing at a robust level. As worldwide environmental regulations continue to be implemented, more jobs are being created. Prospective students that are a good match for a Master of Science (MSc) in Environmental Sciences would include those who are interested in working to protect the environment.

What is an MSc in Environmental Sciences? It is an advanced course of study that can lead to employment in the public or private sector. Students in this program can specialize in many different areas such as engineering, conservation, ecology, biology and chemistry. Generally speaking, the graduate will work in areas related to locating and protecting the earth’s resources. This can include predicting hazards and advising on issues related to regulatory compliance. Students can narrow their focus to areas of particular interest during the course of study.

Costs of obtaining a degree in this area can vary widely based on a number of factors such as whether the student is in full or part-time attendance and whether the student is living on campus or taking online courses. It is advisable to consider personal interests, schedule flexibility and costs when choosing a program. 

Graduating with an MSc in Environmental Sciences can lead to many career opportunities in this fast-growing field. Based on the student’s interests, specializations and undergraduate work, he or she might choose to work as an environmental engineer, as a conservationist or perhaps in waste management. Besides working for private industry, the graduate will have the requisite skills to work in government or in education.

There are many worldwide programs available in this area of study, with some universities offering online degrees. An online degree is particularly desirable for those needing flexibility in their schedule. 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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Johns Hopkins University, Advanced Academic Programs
Washington, USA

The Master of Science in Environmental Science and Policy is a springboard to leadership for environmental professionals. The program gives students a powerful understanding o ... +

The Master of Science in Environmental Science and Policy is a springboard to leadership for environmental professionals. The program gives students a powerful understanding of where the sciences overlap and inform policy while providing insight into how policy is implemented and affects environmental outcomes. -
MSc
Part-time
English
Online
 
Eötvös Loránd University
Budapest, Hungary

The Environmental Science MSc program is a complex interdisciplinary research module with environmental awareness. Our courses are aimed at improving understanding of the envi ... +

The Environmental Science MSc program is a complex interdisciplinary research module with environmental awareness. Our courses are aimed at improving understanding of the environment and the processes that support life on Earth. We are particularly interested in the impacts of human activity in the world around us and in developing ready-to-use approaches for achieving environmental sustainability. -
MSc
Full-time
2 years
English
Sep 2022
Campus
 
Khalifa University
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

The degree of Master of Science in Water and Environmental Engineering (M.Sc. in WEE) is awarded for successfully completing the requirements of a program of study, which incl ... +

The degree of Master of Science in Water and Environmental Engineering (M.Sc. in WEE) is awarded for successfully completing the requirements of a program of study, which include taught courses as well as a research thesis. The thesis is an independent investigation of specialized areas within the general field of water and environmental engineering. The M.Sc. in WEE program aims to provide students with a comprehensive understanding of the challenges behind one of the foundations of sustainable development – ensuring sufficient and equitable access to clean water. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
2 - 3 years
English
Aug 2022
Campus
 

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Ca' Foscari University of Venice
Venice, Italy

This master's degree yields professionals capable of intervening with multidisciplinary expertise in the prevention, diagnosis, evaluation, management, and resolution of envir ... +

This master's degree yields professionals capable of intervening with multidisciplinary expertise in the prevention, diagnosis, evaluation, management, and resolution of environmental problems locally, internationally, and globally with a focus on climate change. -
MSc
Full-time
2 years
English, Italian
Sep 2023
05 May 2023
Campus
 
University of Groningen
Groningen, Netherlands

The global challenges with respect to the environment and sustainability are huge and can only be addressed in an interdisciplinary approach. Since it is impossible to address ... +

The global challenges with respect to the environment and sustainability are huge and can only be addressed in an interdisciplinary approach. Since it is impossible to address all these issues equally in a Master's degree program, specialization is essential. -
MSc
Full-time
2 years
English (UK)
01 Sep 2023
01 May 2023
Campus
 
University of Helsinki
Helsinki, Finland

Global socio-ecological problems call for multidisciplinary solutions that transcend the usual boundaries of science and decision-making. In the Master's Programme in Environm ... +

Global socio-ecological problems call for multidisciplinary solutions that transcend the usual boundaries of science and decision-making. In the Master's Programme in Environmental Change and Global Sustainability (ECGS), you are trained to tackle global environmental and sustainability challenges by lectures, seminars, project learning and laboratory and field courses. -
MSc
Full-time
2 years
English, Finnish, Swedish
Aug 2023
04 Jan 2023
Campus
 
Luleå University of Technology
Luleå, Sweden

The transition to green technologies and a low-carbon future is highly raw materials intensive. To address the mining-related sustainability challenges, encountered especially ... +

The transition to green technologies and a low-carbon future is highly raw materials intensive. To address the mining-related sustainability challenges, encountered especially in the Arctic areas, the education of professionals must meet the new needs of the future. -
MSc
Full-time
2 years
English
29 Aug 2022
Campus
 
University of Eastern Finland
Joensuu, Finland

MSc European Forestry (MSc EF) is a top-class taught Erasmus+: Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree Program (EMJMD) in the field of forest sciences. The quality of our program i ... +

MSc European Forestry (MSc EF) is a top-class taught Erasmus+: Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree Program (EMJMD) in the field of forest sciences. The quality of our program is acknowledged by the European Commission, which awarded the MSc European Forestry Erasmus Mundus status for years 2004–2014 and for years 2016–2019. -
MSc
Full-time
2 years
English
Aug 2022
Campus
 
Junia Graduate School of Engineering (HEI ISEN ISA)
Lille, France

ISA Lille offers a Master of Science and Engineering specializing in Environmental Science, focusing on Sustainable Management of Pollution (SMaP). The SMaP program, taught in ... +

ISA Lille offers a Master of Science and Engineering specializing in Environmental Science, focusing on Sustainable Management of Pollution (SMaP). The SMaP program, taught in English or in French, is based on the internationally renowned expertise that ISA Lille has gained in the management of polluted sites -
MSc
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
 
Chulalongkorn University
Bangkok, Thailand

The IP-HSM in partnership with the Center of Excellence on Hazardous Substance Management (HSM) of Thailand is the first program in Thailand that focuses on hazardous waste ma ... +

The IP-HSM in partnership with the Center of Excellence on Hazardous Substance Management (HSM) of Thailand is the first program in Thailand that focuses on hazardous waste management. The program offers MSc and Ph.D. degrees to students with a science or engineering background. The program provides students the opportunities to study with renowned foreign professors, Thai faculty members, and a native English class instructor throughout their studies. -
MSc
Full-time
2 years
English
Aug 2022
Campus
 
Lund University
Lund, Sweden

MESPOM is an Erasmus+; Erasmus Mundus Joint Master's Degree in Environmental Sciences, Policy and Management operated by four leading European and two North American universit ... +

MESPOM is an Erasmus+; Erasmus Mundus Joint Master's Degree in Environmental Sciences, Policy and Management operated by four leading European and two North American universities. The students study in at least three out of six consortium universities and are awarded a joint degree upon completion. Bringing together the best from the excellent partner institutions and offering on-site insight into multiple cultures with diverse environmental regimes, MESPOM prepares students for identifying and implementing solutions to complex environmental sustainability challenges, especially in an international context. The multifaceted educational journey also creates a unique platform for the vibrant alumni network that characterises this programme. -
MSc
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus