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Compare Masters Programs in Environmental Studies in USA 2019

A masters refers to the completion of a graduate study program that prepares students to further their knowledge of a specific subject or advance their careers. The majority of masters are granted by state or public universities.

A student completing an environmental studies program is prepared to work in a variety of fields focusing on solving problems with the environment. These areas include law, education, research, engineering, management and government. A graduate may work as a lobbyist, naturalist, park ranger or environmental engineer.

Top Master Programs in Environmental Studies in USA 2019

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10 Results in Environmental Studies, USA

Youngstown State University (YSU)

The Department of Geological & Environmental Sciences offers a program of study leading to the M.S. degree in Environmental Sciences. ... [+]

The Department of Geological & Environmental Sciences offers a program of study leading to the M.S. degree in Environmental Science, as well as a Certificate in Environmental Studies.

Program Description

The environmental science program offers a multidisciplinary, interdepartmental graduate program leading to a Master of Science degree. The program office is housed in Moser Hall and is administered by the Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences (GES). This program is intended for individuals who have undergraduate degrees in environmental science, other natural sciences, engineering, or health professions. It is designed to meet the needs of students and working professionals preparing for supervisory roles in environmental science (research and management), with emphasis on a risk-based approach to the solving of environmental problems. The curriculum requires students to broaden their knowledge with core courses in environmental science, to deepen their expertise with elective courses, and to demonstrate their abilities to prepare a scholarly thesis. This degree will benefit students who are planning careers with regulatory agencies, regulatory compliance and management, research facilities, and consulting firms providing state-of-the-art assessment, management, and remediation.... [-]

USA Youngstown
September 2019
Full-time
Campus
South Carolina State University

The graduate certificate program in Environmental Monitoring and Restoration is designed for people with the Bachelor of Science degree and who require advanced technical ... [+]

The graduate certificate program in Environmental Monitoring and Restoration is designed for:

people with the Bachelor of Science degree and who require advanced technical skills in environmental monitoring (pre-service applicants); and people with the Bachelor of Science degree who already work for an environmental organization and require advanced training in environmental monitoring and restoration to further their careers (in-service applicants) Entry Requirements

To become eligible for the certificate, all applicants must:

Hold the Bachelor of Science degree; Meet all SCSU graduate school admission requirements; Be involved in long-term internship if pre-service; Be employ... [-]
USA Orangeburg
September 2019
Full-time
Campus
University of the Virgin Islands

The Master of Marine and Environmental Science (MMES) degree provides students with the training and skills necessary for planning, conducting, and evaluating research in ... [+]

Masters of Marine & Environmental Science

The Master of Marine and Environmental Science (MMES) degree provides students with the training and skills necessary for planning, conducting, and evaluating research in marine and environmental science. Additionally, students explore how to utilize research to manage natural resources, with a particular focus on the issues and challenges related to natural resource management in the Caribbean region. The program draws upon the expertise of faculty within several units of UVI, in particular, the Center for Marine and Environmental Studies and the Division of Science and Mathematics. Further, it is a bridge between academia and natural resource management sectors within the US Virgin Islands, the greater Caribbean, and beyond.... [-]

USA Charlotte Amalie
September 2019
Full-time
Campus
Kean University

The Master of Public Administra­tion: Environmental Management prepares graduates for management positions concerned with environmental issues in the public and private s ... [+]

The Master of Public Administra­tion: Environmental Management prepares graduates for management positions concerned with environmental issues in the public and private sectors. The program provides students with opportunities in the classroom and in the field to acquire the knowledge and skills necessary to become an effective environmental program administrator. This option is designed to assist those individuals who are either currently working in environmentally sensitive posi­tions and those seeking to enter the environmental management sector.

To learn more about the Master of Public Administra­tion: Environmental Management program, visit http://grad.kean.edu/masters-programs/environmental-management.... [-]

USA New York Union
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
Campus
Yale School of Management

The rigorous curriculum affords students the opportunity to work with and learn from world-renowned faculty at two premier graduate schools, as well as leading profession ... [+]

The Joint Masters Program is a three-year program offered by the Yale School of Management (SOM) and the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies (FES) through which students earn both an MBA and an environmental masters degree. The rigorous curriculum affords students the opportunity to work with and learn from world-renowned faculty at two premier graduate schools, as well as leading professionals in business and environmental management. The program is in its 25th year, making it the oldest program of its kind in the world.The Joint Masters Program offers a unique opportunity to study two fields that are becoming increasingly connected. Preparing leaders to understand the relationships between business and the environment is crucial in addressing the challenges that an increasingly modern and global society creates. The intersection of business and the environment offers many exciting and dynamic opportunities for creativity in moving towards a sustainable economy.There are currently 22 students in the program who come to Yale from diverse backgrounds and plan to go on to work on multiple environmental issues across a wide range of sectors and industries. Prospective students are encouraged to contact the admissions offices at each school, as well as faculty and current students, to learn more about the program.... [-]

USA New Haven New York
September 2019
Full-time
3 years
Campus
Fashion Institute of Technology

FIT’s Master of Arts in Sustainable Interior Environments program prepares leaders who bring expertise in sustainability to residential, commercial, and institutional spa ... [+]

Master in Sustainable Interior Environments

FIT’s Master of Arts in Sustainable Interior Environments program prepares leaders who bring expertise in sustainability to residential, commercial, and institutional spaces. The curriculum develops proficiency in research methods, theories, and progressive practices applicable to building environmentally responsible interiors. We are creating a community of professionals prepared to transform the environments in which we live, work, learn, and play.

Who Should Apply

The program is designed to meet the needs of professionals and educators, including interior designers, architects, facility planners, and facility managers, with a bachelor’s degree and relevant work experience.... [-]

USA New York
September 2019
Full-time
Campus
New York School of Interior Design

The MPS in Sustainable Interior Environments (MPS-S) is a post-professional program structured to prepare design professionals to assume leadership roles in developing an ... [+]

The MPS in Sustainable Interior Environments (MPS-S) is a post-professional program structured to prepare design professionals to assume leadership roles in developing and maintaining sustainable interior spaces that will positively impact the world.

Intended for those working in the design or architecture professions, the program provides students with a thorough grounding in the best practices in environmentally informed designs for the interior. Upon completion of the MPS-S program, students are in a position to sit for LEED AP Accreditation — a highly sought-after credential.

Students are exposed to a wide range of topics, research methods, integrated design development methodologies, and sustainable project management practices. Coursework addresses the history and theory of sustainability, principles of sustainable materials, natural and artificial lighting and control systems, and integrated environmental systems design. It also covers indoor air quality as well as green textiles, furnishings, and decorative elements. The program includes two studio courses designed to integrate acquired knowledge and research while exploring both residential and nonresidential environments.... [-]

USA New York
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 year
Campus
McGovern Education Group

The Master of Environmental Science is a one to two to three-year master’s degree in environmental science, the study of the environment and solutions to environmental pr ... [+]

The Master of Environmental Science is a one to two to three-year master’s degree in environmental science, the study of the environment and solutions to environmental problems.

Curricula include work in scientific fields such as biology, ecology, physics, and geology, as well as fields in the humanities such as economics, business, and sociology.

Some schools offer concentrations that emphasize the social science qualities of the field and include environmental policy and environmental management.

Master’s programs in environmental science generally require a thesis, a piece of independent original research.

Tuition for environmental science programs starts at $20,000 USD per academic year, although partial merit scholarships are available for high performing international students based on IELTS (6.5+) and TOEFL (90+) exam scores as well as CGPA and GRE (300+) or GMAT (550+) exam scores.... [-]

USA Oklahoma City
September 2019
Full-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
Texas Tech University Worldwide eLearning

The Professional Science Master's degree (PSM) in Environmental Sustainability and Natural Resource Management, offered by the graduate school, is an interdisciplinary de ... [+]

Professional Science Master's Degree in Environmental Sustainability and Natural Resource Management

The Professional Science Master's degree (PSM) in Environmental Sustainability and Natural Resource Management, offered by the graduate school, is an interdisciplinary degree that prepares graduates for science careers in business, government, or nonprofit sectors, and focuses on sustainability science as it applies to natural resources and the environment.

Program Overview

The Professional Science Master's degree combines graduate study in science with training in management, teamwork, financial understanding, marketing concepts and communication skills necessary for a successful professional career.... [-]

USA USA Online
June 2019
Full-time
2 years
Online
International Accelerator

The environment and sustainability program, housed in the School of Earth, Ocean, and the Environment, is at the forefront of research to determine the wise use and manag ... [+]

Environmental Science / Environmental Studies

The environment and sustainability program, housed in the School of Earth, Ocean, and the Environment, is at the forefront of research to determine the wise use and management of complex natural systems.

What to Expect

As an environmental science major in the School of Earth, Ocean and the Environment, you will have the opportunity to place emphasis in a variety of areas including natural systems, water resources, weather and climate, energy or humans and the environment, you will learn how to conduct hypothesis-driven research and communicate your knowledge both orally and in writing.

The environmental studies major emphasizes humanities and social sciences, with major credit courses in the environment, politics, history, economics, and literature.... [-]

USA Boston
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
Campus