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A Master of Science focuses on subject areas in the fields of science and engineering. Job seekers who want to enter these competitive areas often do well to specialize their skills in a specific area and to rack up valuable real-world research and hands-on experience, which is exactly what a master’s degree allows them to do. It’s a great way for workers to learn new skills and advanc… Read more

A Master of Science focuses on subject areas in the fields of science and engineering. Job seekers who want to enter these competitive areas often do well to specialize their skills in a specific area and to rack up valuable real-world research and hands-on experience, which is exactly what a master’s degree allows them to do. It’s a great way for workers to learn new skills and advance in their existing careers, or for students to continue their education past the undergraduate level and make themselves more attractive in a competitive job market.

Those wondering what is an MSc in Environmental Studies should begin by understanding the many challenges facing the natural environment today. An environmental studies program teaches students how to use natural resources prudently and create natural structures that contribute to the betterment of society and the environment. Students can specialize in the practical or the design side of environmental studies, both of which teach them skills that are useful in a variety of industries.

The total cost of getting an MSc in Environmental Science varies between institutions. Master’s programs are usually two to three years long, so students should calculate costs on a semester basis.

Graduates with an MSc in Environmental Science can work in the public or private sector. Municipal departments often have an environmental scientist in a consulting position to ensure that new public works projects are as environmentally friendly as possible. In addition, private companies also often have an environmental scientist as a consultant or overseer when they plan large construction projects or design and launch a new product that consumes a lot of resources. Environmental scientists have their choice of these careers.

Students who are already employed or who have a busy schedule can benefit from studying online. Online programs allow them to choose when they do coursework and avoid long commutes to classes. 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 Energy Policy and Climate will prepare the next generation of interdisciplinary professionals to address the imposing challenges posed by climate chan ... +

The Master of Science in Energy Policy and Climate will prepare the next generation of interdisciplinary professionals to address the imposing challenges posed by climate change for human institutions and ecosystems and the potentially transformative role of sustainable energy systems. Students develop a firm grasp of climate change science and the potential impacts of climate change in this century and beyond. -
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 2023
31 May 2023
Campus
 
University of Gibraltar
Gibraltar

Designed and delivered by expert academics and scientists, this full-time interdisciplinary programme blends theoretical study with practical, field-based work. You will cover ... +

Designed and delivered by expert academics and scientists, this full-time interdisciplinary programme blends theoretical study with practical, field-based work. You will cover specialist subject areas and gain the skills required to tackle the complex issues associated with the sustainable development of marine ecosystems. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
English
Campus
 

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Jagiellonian University
Kraków, Poland

The general academic Master’s degree studies Ecology and Evolution are addressed to English-speaking undergraduate students who seek specialist education in contemporary ecolo ... +

The general academic Master’s degree studies Ecology and Evolution are addressed to English-speaking undergraduate students who seek specialist education in contemporary ecological and evolutionary issues. The student gains a broad understanding of ecological and evolutionary principles and enters a path to become a successful scientist who can publish results of self-conducted research in recognized international scientific journals. They acquire adaptive social and managerial competencies along with a design mindset—so as to utilize ecological knowledge in practical environmental conservation and resources management. -
MSc
Full-time
2 years
English
01 Oct 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
28 Aug 2023
Campus
 
New Mexico State University
Las Cruces, USA

We apply traditional and emerging scientific methods to understand the ecology of fish and wildlife and the communities they inhabit. We apply this knowledge to help make more ... +

We apply traditional and emerging scientific methods to understand the ecology of fish and wildlife and the communities they inhabit. We apply this knowledge to help make more informed conservation and management decisions as well as to further society’s understanding of the structure and function of ecological systems. We strive for excellence in research, teaching and outreach with our efforts focused on the diverse ecosystems of the American Southwest as well as on issues occurring nationally and internationally. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
2 years
English
Jan 2023
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
Open University
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom

Expand your knowledge and skills needed for effective, informed and creative environmental management. You’ll examine current local and global concerns in areas such as enviro ... +

Expand your knowledge and skills needed for effective, informed and creative environmental management. You’ll examine current local and global concerns in areas such as environmental protection, legislation and policy, and natural resource management. Develop your skills in analysing the issues and improving environmental performance in all sectors. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
3 years
English
Online
 
Chalmers University of Technology
Gothenburg, Sweden

Climate change and environmental impacts resulting from land use, materials, chemicals, and energy are immensely complex issues, placing enormous pressures on the planet and o ... +

Climate change and environmental impacts resulting from land use, materials, chemicals, and energy are immensely complex issues, placing enormous pressures on the planet and our ways of living. When coupled with rapid social changes and developments in technology, economics, and environmental policy, the demand for expert knowledge and skills in these areas is vast. -
MSc
Full-time
2 years
English
Aug 2023
Campus
 
University of San Francisco - College of Arts & Sciences
San Francisco, USA

USF’s Master of Science in Environmental Management (MSEM) trains students for careers in environmental agencies, consulting firms, and nonprofit organizations. Incorporating ... +

USF’s Master of Science in Environmental Management (MSEM) trains students for careers in environmental agencies, consulting firms, and nonprofit organizations. Incorporating a comprehensive mix of science and policy courses, our program gives students the background they need to develop solutions to environmental problems. -
MSc
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
 
Tallinn University of Technology
Tallinn, Estonia

The course offers an integrated approach towards current and long-term strategic environmental issues, focusing on technologies and concepts in environmental planning and mana ... +

The course offers an integrated approach towards current and long-term strategic environmental issues, focusing on technologies and concepts in environmental planning and management for the sustainable development of industrial production systems. -
MSc
Full-time
2 years
English
Aug 2023
01 Apr 2023
Campus