Master in Environmental Sciences - Environmental Management

General

Program Description

This program has emphasis on the management, conservation of ecosystems, wildlife and biodiversity; It consists of a total of 35 credits of which 17 are dedicated to core courses on basic aspects of environmental issues such as water, air, soil, legislation and experimental design; 12 credits include elective and specialization courses, and 6 credits are destined to boarding school (3), or group project under the supervision of a teacher (3) and / or the environmental assessment course (3).

Curriculum

Core Courses

  • ENSC 751 Environmental Laws, Ethics and Public Policy
  • ENSC 752 Water Quality Management
  • ENSC 753 Soil Management
  • ENSC 754 Air Quality Management
  • ENSC755 Graduate Seminar I
  • ENSC756 Graduate Seminar II
  • STAT 750 Experimental Design

Elective Courses of the Specialty

  • BIOL 843 Environmental Microbiology
  • CHEM 850 Environmental Catalysis
  • CHEM 852 Materials for Pollution Control
  • CHEM 861 Nanotechnology
  • ECON 700 Environmental Economics
  • ENSC 706 Wildlife Management
  • ENSC 707 Environmental Geology
  • ENSC 709 Environmental Management and Planning
  • ENSC 730 Solid Waste Management
  • ENSC 737 Renewable Energy Sources and Issues
  • ENSC 790 Special Topics in Environmental Sciences
  • ENSC 839 Issues in Environmental Public Health
  • ENSC 841 Environmental Remediation

Required Specialty Courses

  • ENVM 811 Special Group Project in Management or ENVM 812 Internship in Environmental Management
  • ENSC 763 Environmental Evaluation

The general requirements for admission to the Master's Program include a university baccalaureate, three letters of recommendation, academic transcript from all higher education institutions where studies have been taken, have taken or present evidence of having applied for the GRE (Graduate Record Examination) or EXADEP (Postgraduate Admission Exam), and go through an interview with a committee designated for these purposes. The specific requirements will depend on the concentration of the baccalaureate and the program of interest of the applicant; In some cases, leveling in undergraduate courses may be recommended. The following leveling courses may be recommended by the School Admissions Committee, to strengthen the bases of environmental and statistical knowledge. These courses do not count toward the degree.

  • ENSC500 Fundamentals of Environmental Sciences
  • STAT 505 Statistics as an Instrument in Research

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Curriculum

First Year - First Semester

  • STAT 750 Experimental Design
  • ENSC 754 Air Quality Management
  • ENSC 755 Graduate Seminar I

First Year - Second Semester

  • ENSC 751 Environmental Laws, Ethics, and Public Policy
  • ENSC 753 Soil Management

Second Year - First Semester

  • ENSC 752 Water Quality Management
  • ENSC XXX Specialization Course (700‐800 Level)
  • ENSC 810 Master Thesis (Proposal Redaction)

Second Year - Second Semester

  • ENSC XXX Specialization Course (700‐800 Level)
  • ENSC XXX Specialization Course (700‐800 Level)
  • ENSC 811 Special Group Project

Third Year - First Semester

  • ENSC XXX Specialization Course
  • ENSC 812 Internship or ENSC 753 EnvironmentalEvaluation
Last updated Jan 2020

About the School

Con una trayectoria de más de 40 años, la Universidad Ana G. Méndez, Recinto de Gurabo (antes Universidad del Turabo) es la institución privada de educación superior de más rápido crecimiento en el pa ... Read More

Con una trayectoria de más de 40 años, la Universidad Ana G. Méndez, Recinto de Gurabo (antes Universidad del Turabo) es la institución privada de educación superior de más rápido crecimiento en el país. Acreditada por la prestigiosa agencia Middle States Commission on Higher Education, la Universidad Ana G. Méndez, Recinto de Gurabo tiene además, diversas acreditaciones profesionales las cuales le añaden un sello de calidad a la educación de sus estudiantes. Read less