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85 Masters Programs in Environmental Study

Master’s degrees are preferable in many fields of study and often open up a wider range of opportunities for people who earn them. Having successfully completed an undergraduate program is a prerequisite of attending postgraduate school. What is a Master in Environmental Study? This degree furthers the education of students who have already earned a bachelor's degree in environmental study o… Read more

Master’s degrees are preferable in many fields of study and often open up a wider range of opportunities for people who earn them. Having successfully completed an undergraduate program is a prerequisite of attending postgraduate school.

What is a Master in Environmental Study? This degree furthers the education of students who have already earned a bachelor's degree in environmental study or a similar field. The specialized program can provide students with a wide range of courses that span several different disciplines. Typical coursework focuses on environmental issues the Earth faces as well as public policy, research techniques and rural development. Other courses provide information on humanities, engineering, business and humanities, among other topics.

Individuals who take courses to obtain a degree in environmental studies are likely to see many benefits. In addition to the possibility of gaining promotions faster than peers, they may learn problem-solving skills and how to develop arguments about scientific, philosophical and ethical perspectives. Other common skills include planning and information technology.

There is no set cost for earning a degree in environmental study. Some institutions charge more than others, and the price varies depending on the country as well. Students who enter a three-year program can expect to pay more than those who enter a one-year program.

Many students who graduate with a master's degree in environmental study may go on to become an environmental consultant or environmental scientist. Some may decide to work as environmental engineers or public relations specialists. Others might consider going into education or becoming a licensed environmental lawyer. One lesser-known career choice for some students is a sustainability specialist, who find ways for organizations and corporations to go green.

Individuals wishing to obtain a master’s degree in environmental study may choose to do so via the internet or at physical colleges around the world. Online learning is an excellent choice for those who cannot commute to their desired school. 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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Universidad de Murcia
Murcia, Spain

The Master in Protected Areas, Natural Resources and Biodiversity (MAPRNB) is supported by more than 30 years of continuous teaching experience in the degrees of Biology and E ... +

The Master in Protected Areas, Natural Resources and Biodiversity (MAPRNB) is supported by more than 30 years of continuous teaching experience in the degrees of Biology and Environmental Sciences, with its corresponding third cycle, and in the degrees of Biology, Environmental Sciences and Biotechnology that happen to them, as well as in the extensive research activity of the seven areas involved (Cell Biology, Botany, Crystallography and Mineralogy, Ecology, Soil Science and Agricultural Chemistry, Toxicology, Zoology). -
Master
Full-time
Spanish
Sep 2020
Campus
 
University of Bologna
Bologna, Italy

The Master's Course in Precise and Sustainable Agriculture aims to train Agronomists with specific skills in the field of precision and sustainable agriculture. The students w ... +

The Master's Course in Precise and Sustainable Agriculture aims to train Agronomists with specific skills in the field of precision and sustainable agriculture. The students will specialize in the knowledge of innovative techniques and technical means for the cultivation of plant species and the breeding of animals of agricultural interest. -
Master
Full-time
2 years
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
University of Zagreb - Faculty of Agriculture
Zagreb, Croatia

The graduate study programme INTER-EnAgro offers theoretical and practical knowledge targeted at sustainable use and management of natural resources such as soil and water as ... +

The graduate study programme INTER-EnAgro offers theoretical and practical knowledge targeted at sustainable use and management of natural resources such as soil and water as well as positive and negative effects of human activities, primarily agriculture, on these resources. The programme is designed as a continuation of undergraduate studies and enables the continuation of studies at the postgraduate level. -
Master Master
Full-time
2 years
English
Oct 2020
Campus
 
National Taiwan University International College
Taipei, Taiwan

The Master Program in Global Agriculture Technology and Genomic Science is the first English-taught program in the NTUIC. The program is cross-college cooperation between the ... +

The Master Program in Global Agriculture Technology and Genomic Science is the first English-taught program in the NTUIC. The program is cross-college cooperation between the College of Bioresources and Agriculture and College of Life Science. By leveraging the formidable strengths and resources of NTU, the program aims to cultivate global bioagricultural talents that can contribute to the pressing needs of agriculture suitability with advanced knowledge and practical skills of contemporary agriculture. -
MSc
Full-time
English
01 Aug 2020
18 Dec 2020
Campus
 
UQAR
Rimouski, Canada +1 More

The Master's in Maritime Resources Management aims to train managers with a global, multidisciplinary and integrated vision of the maritime domain.

The Master's in Maritime Resources Management aims to train managers with a global, multidisciplinary and integrated vision of the maritime domain. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
2 years
French
11 Jan 2021
14 Sep 2020
Campus
 
EIT RawMaterials Academy - SINReM
Freiberg, Germany +2 More

Sustainability is more than just a buzzword. Raw materials are one of the fastest depleting resources on Earth. A steady and sustainable supply of many of these materials is v ... +

Sustainability is more than just a buzzword. Raw materials are one of the fastest depleting resources on Earth. A steady and sustainable supply of many of these materials is vital for a decarbonising society, renewable energy infrastructure, electric mobility but also consumer products and electronics. The outdated make-take-use-dispose model is no longer valid in a world of finite resources. In order to deal with this challenge, three leading European universities cooperated to develop a new Erasmus+ Master programme – the International Master of Science in Sustainable and Innovative Natural Resource Management (SINReM). SINReM was created to educate a new generation of professionals who can engineer technology to reinvent materials science, and gain competence, expertise and confidence in developing solutions in the sustainable use of materials. -
MSc
2 years
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Universidad Complutense de Madrid
Madrid, Spain

The Master in Conservation Biology aims to train experts in diagnosing biodiversity conservation problems, as well as to address possible solutions. Biodiversity is the "varie ... +

The Master in Conservation Biology aims to train experts in diagnosing biodiversity conservation problems, as well as to address possible solutions. Biodiversity is the "variety of life in all its forms and levels of organization", including the environmental and evolutionary processes that maintain it, so its conservation requires the training of professionals capable of applying "transversal" approaches. -
Master
Full-time
Part-time
2 semesters
Spanish
Sep 2020
29 May 2020
Campus
 
Syiah Kuala University
Banda Aceh, Indonesia

To respond to the demands and diversity of the potential and threat of disasters in Indonesia, Syiah Kuala University has been given a mandate by the Government to organize a ... +

To respond to the demands and diversity of the potential and threat of disasters in Indonesia, Syiah Kuala University has been given a mandate by the Government to organize a Disaster Science Masters Study Program (Minister of National Education Decree No. 219 / E / O / 2011). -
Master
Full-time
2 years
English, Indonesian
Sep 2020
15 Jul 2020
Campus
 
Belgorod National Research University
Belgorod, Russia

The “Nature resources survey with aerospace facilities” master program is aimed at training highly-skilled specialists and building theoretical knowledge and practical skills ... +

The “Nature resources survey with aerospace facilities” master program is aimed at training highly-skilled specialists and building theoretical knowledge and practical skills necessary to prepare, take and implement efficient decisions in the sphere of ecology and nature management. The objects of professional activities include materials acquired from the GPS survey of Earth and the technological processes of acquiring and processing GPS data. -
Master
Full-time
2 years
English
01 Sep 2020
08 Aug 2020
Campus
 
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
 
College of Charleston
Charleston, USA

This interdisciplinary program will prepare you for the challenges of a career in the environmental field. As a student of environmental policy, you’ll focus on the developmen ... +

This interdisciplinary program will prepare you for the challenges of a career in the environmental field. As a student of environmental policy, you’ll focus on the development and implementation of public policy responses to environmental issues, especially the economic, political and social factors that are an intrinsic part of the policymaking process. -
MSc
Full-time
2 - 3 years
English
11 May 2020
Campus
 
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Amsterdam, Netherlands

The Master’s program in Environment and Resource Management is organized by the Institute for Environmental Studies (IVM), which is one of Europe’s oldest and most respected r ... +

The Master’s program in Environment and Resource Management is organized by the Institute for Environmental Studies (IVM), which is one of Europe’s oldest and most respected research institutes in the environmental sciences. -
Master
Full-time
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Egypt-Japan University of Science and Technology
Alexandria, Egypt

demand will make energy resources an important issue worldwide. The interactions between human activities in the field of energy had become crucial. Excessive consumption of e ... +

demand will make energy resources an important issue worldwide. The interactions between human activities in the field of energy had become crucial. Excessive consumption of energy requires innovation and development of systems to utilize the available energy resources efficiently. The program offered by the Department of Energy Resources Engineering is a unique direction among Egyptian Universities and will contribute to the understanding of the above subjects and the national income. -
MSc
Full-time
2 years
English
Feb 2021
Campus
 
ZHAW School of Life Sciences And Facility Management
Wädenswil, Switzerland

The MSc in Environment and Natural Resources will make you into an environmental expert and a sustainability specialist. Choose your specialization from Agrofood Systems, Biod ... +

The MSc in Environment and Natural Resources will make you into an environmental expert and a sustainability specialist. Choose your specialization from Agrofood Systems, Biodiversity & Ecosystems or Ecological Engineering. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
3 semesters
English, German
Sep 2020
30 Apr 2020
Campus
 
Birmingham Business School, University of Birmingham
Birmingham, United Kingdom

Climate change, deforestation and unsustainable use of resources are all issues at the top of the environmental agenda. An understanding of the interactions between the enviro ... +

Climate change, deforestation and unsustainable use of resources are all issues at the top of the environmental agenda. An understanding of the interactions between the environment and economics is essential for developing appropriate policies to tackle global issues in the long term. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
English
Campus
 

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