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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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Erasmus University Rotterdam - Erasmus School of Social and Behavioural Sciences
Rotterdam, Netherlands

This master track focuses on how local governments can manage, finance and provide infrastructure to deliver quality services while improving the cities’ green performance. Ke ... +

This master track focuses on how local governments can manage, finance and provide infrastructure to deliver quality services while improving the cities’ green performance. Key topics include renewable energy, green transport and digital infrastructure, waste management and sanitation, and the provision of drinking water. -
MSc
Full-time
English
Sep 2022
01 Jul 2022
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
31 May 2022
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
Sep 2022
31 Jul 2022
Campus
 

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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
 
Luleå University of Technology
Luleå, Sweden

This program will provide the students with cutting edge knowledge in exploration and mining geology used by earth scientists active in the exploration and mining of metals an ... +

This program will provide the students with cutting edge knowledge in exploration and mining geology used by earth scientists active in the exploration and mining of metals and minerals. The program covers aspects necessary for an environmentally aware geoscientist. The teaching is in English and the program offers two specializations for the students; exploration and environmental geosciences. -
MSc
Full-time
2 years
English
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
 
The University of Findlay
Findlay, USA

The master of science in environmental, safety and health management degree is designed to provide graduates with the necessary skills to provide leadership in environmental, ... +

The master of science in environmental, safety and health management degree is designed to provide graduates with the necessary skills to provide leadership in environmental, safety and occupational health careers. -
MSc
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
 
Edhec Business School (master programmes)
Nice, France

This new double degree is specifically designed to combine financial expertise with a sound understanding of the scientific and engineering challenges associated with the tran ... +

This new double degree is specifically designed to combine financial expertise with a sound understanding of the scientific and engineering challenges associated with the transition to a low-carbon economy. Energy transition will require the development of a wide range of new financial instruments and innovations. This massive change will have profound implications for markets, companies, intermediaries, and investors. Our program taught entirely in English, will prepare the next generation of financial professionals for this energy transition, giving them the right skill set to ensure that the financial industry can provide long-term support to environmental needs. -
MSc
Full-time
18 months
English
22 Jul 2022
30 Jun 2022
Campus
 
Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT)
Rochester, USA

Acquire a foundation in the managerial aspects of developing and implementing environmental health and safety management systems to help companies meet their sustainability an ... +

Acquire a foundation in the managerial aspects of developing and implementing environmental health and safety management systems to help companies meet their sustainability and safety standards. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
2 years
English
Aug 2022
Campus
Online
 
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
Aug 2022
Campus
 
Linköping University
Linköping, Sweden

In a world facing complex environmental problems, ecological understanding and a systems perspective are fundamental to finding sustainable solutions. If you are interested in ... +

In a world facing complex environmental problems, ecological understanding and a systems perspective are fundamental to finding sustainable solutions. If you are interested in nature and want to address global challenges, this program is the right choice. -
MSc
Full-time
4 semesters
English
Aug 2022
Campus
 
Glasgow Caledonian New York College
New York, USA

Exploring sustainability and social entrepreneurship, this master’s degree provides a holistic view of business for social impact, focused on applied research and real-world s ... +

Exploring sustainability and social entrepreneurship, this master’s degree provides a holistic view of business for social impact, focused on applied research and real-world sustainable business solutions. Students apply concepts of responsibility and sustainability to the business field, as well as learn to approach challenges as potential innovation opportunities. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
16 - 24 months
English
Sep 2022
15 Jul 2022
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
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
 
Free University of Bozen-Bolzano
Bolzano, Italy

This double degree program focuses on sustainable landscape development as well as ecosystem and land-use management in mountain areas.

This double degree program focuses on sustainable landscape development as well as ecosystem and land-use management in mountain areas. -
MSc
Full-time
2 years
English
Sep 2022
07 Jul 2022
Campus
 
Boston University Graduate School of Arts & Sciences
Boston, USA

Drawing knowledge from natural and social sciences, humanities, engineering, and more, the MS in Energy & Environment unlocks the door to a career that leaves a mark on th ... +

Drawing knowledge from natural and social sciences, humanities, engineering, and more, the MS in Energy & Environment unlocks the door to a career that leaves a mark on the world. Our graduates shape environmental policy and planning, excel at energy analysis and environmental consulting, and expand the reach of nongovernmental organizations. -
MSc
Full-time
2 semesters
English
Sep 2022
Campus