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85 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
 
Technical University of Denmark
Lyngby, Denmark

With an MSc in Aquatic Science and Technology, you can contribute to sustainable harvest and production of fish and shell-fish, assessment and management of human impact and e ... +

With an MSc in Aquatic Science and Technology, you can contribute to sustainable harvest and production of fish and shell-fish, assessment and management of human impact and environmental change as well as cutting-edge research on aquatic ecosystems, traits of their inhabitants, and their impact on global climate. -
MSc
Full-time
2 years
English
Sep 2021
Campus
 
Ca' Foscari University of Venice
Venice, Italy

This Environmental Sciences master's degree offered at Ca' Foscari University of Venice provides you with an elevated qualification and specialisation in a variety of fields.

This Environmental Sciences master's degree offered at Ca' Foscari University of Venice provides you with an elevated qualification and specialisation in a variety of fields. -
MSc
Full-time
2 years
English
Sep 2021
Campus
 

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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
06 Sep 2021
31 May 2021
Campus
 
University of Groningen
Groningen, Netherlands

The MSc in Energy and Environmental Sciences is located in the modern Energy Academy Building. It offers a strong focus on working in interdisciplinary/intercultural teams and ... +

The MSc in Energy and Environmental Sciences is located in the modern Energy Academy Building. It offers a strong focus on working in interdisciplinary/intercultural teams and tailor-made study programs that fit students' interests. Energy is one of the main societal themes of this university, and, as a result, we provide excellent career prospects in and outside academics. Besides that, our faculty is the home of the 2016 Nobel Prize Winner in Chemistry, Ben Feringa. -
MSc
Full-time
2 years
English
01 Sep 2021
01 May 2021
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 2021
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
30 Aug 2021
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
Sep 2021
Campus
 
Université Côte d’Azur (UCA)
Nice, France

Natural and anthropogenic hazards and risks account for hundreds of thousands of deaths and billions of dollars in damage each year in a context of global warming and rapidly ... +

Natural and anthropogenic hazards and risks account for hundreds of thousands of deaths and billions of dollars in damage each year in a context of global warming and rapidly evolving land-use change. The goal of this M.Sc. is to acquire skills in risk management, data analysis, and GIS/remote sensing to better predict and mitigate environmental hazards and risks. The M.Sc. is project-oriented and will make extensive use of case studies typical of the Mediterranean zone. -
MSc
Full-time
2 years
English
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
Umeå University - Faculty of Science and Technology
Umeå, Sweden

The one-year Master's Programme in Environmental Sciences aims to develop your competence in working with environmental issues. You will study environmental issues from a scie ... +

The one-year Master's Programme in Environmental Sciences aims to develop your competence in working with environmental issues. You will study environmental issues from a scientific perspective – analysing causes, relationships and possible solutions to environmental problems. Sustainable development is a core theme within the programme, which will help you prepare for your future career, whether you aim to work at a government agency or in the private sector. -
MSc
Full-time
English
Campus
 
ISARA Lyon
Lyon, France

This program is taught in FRENCH. A Master-level diploma recognized by French State, the Engineering Programme prepares students to occupy various managing positions in profes ... +

This program is taught in FRENCH. A Master-level diploma recognized by French State, the Engineering Programme prepares students to occupy various managing positions in professional organizations, public institutions, companies and laboratories of the agricultural and food sectors. -
MSc
Full-time
2 - 5 years
French
Sep 2021
Campus
 
University of Stirling
Stirling, United Kingdom

Our course provides the necessary scientific grounding and technical training to investigate these problems and identify solutions. It leads directly to a postgraduate qualifi ... +

Our course provides the necessary scientific grounding and technical training to investigate these problems and identify solutions. It leads directly to a postgraduate qualification and is designed specifically for students who want to pursue a career in the environment sector. It offers an environmental placement and an industry-linked final-year project, equipping you with the key knowledge, skills and career awareness to succeed in environmental sciences. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
48 months
English
Campus
 
The George Washington University - Columbian College of Arts & Sciences
Washington, USA

The Master of Science in Environmental and Green Chemistry trains the next generation of experts with an interdisciplinary curriculum that fosters proficiency in evaluating th ... +

The Master of Science in Environmental and Green Chemistry trains the next generation of experts with an interdisciplinary curriculum that fosters proficiency in evaluating the state of the environment and designing greener technologies. -
MSc
Full-time
3 semesters
English
Aug 2021
01 Apr 2021
Campus
 
Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT)
Rochester, USA

The multidisciplinary approach taken in this program produces skilled professionals who are able to tackle the biggest problems plaguing our environment using a holistic appro ... +

The multidisciplinary approach taken in this program produces skilled professionals who are able to tackle the biggest problems plaguing our environment using a holistic approach. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
2 years
English
Campus
 
Tufts University - Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
Medford, USA

The M.S. in Environmental Policy and Planning prepares students for careers in policy, science, and research in the environmental sector.

The M.S. in Environmental Policy and Planning prepares students for careers in policy, science, and research in the environmental sector. -
MSc
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
 

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